“‘Please Live’ will host community mental health fair”

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This May 12, 2014 talks about a free community mental health fair to be held on March 18, 2014 from 4 to 7 pm at the Palmyra Church of the Brethren.

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“Study Finds Adults With Autism More Prone To Chronic Disease”

 

Chronic Disease

Chronic Disease (Photo credit: tamahaji)

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This May 14, 2014 Disability Scoop article talks about a recent study that seems to sho that people with Autism Spectrum Disorder are more prone to chronic diseases including but not limited to obesity and hypertension.  The study also found that the number of people with Autism who smoke was lower than what is found in the population of people who do not have Autism.

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“Why the government misunderstands mental illness”

 

Arizona visits MOC Ron Barber

Arizona visits MOC Ron Barber (Photo credit: Realtor Action Center)

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This May 13, 2014 article on The Morning Call website talks about two bills that have been proposed that would have an impact on the mental health community.  One bill is by Rep Tim Murphy and the second is by Rep. Ron Barber.

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