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“Mandel: Don’t hide mental health issues”

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This January 31, 2014 CNN segment is an interview with Howie Mandel who talks about his struggles with mental illness and encourages people to make mental health care a greater priority and stop trying to hide it or pretend it isn’t an issue.

Howie Mandel at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas

Howie Mandel at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“Major Mental Health Initiative To Map Brain Circuits And Create New Treatment Devices”

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This May 29, 2014 Med Device Online article talks about a program that hopes to map the circuitry of the human brain, while learning more about how it works, and develop new treatment devices to help in treating mental illness.

Visualization of a DTI measurement of a human ...

Visualization of a DTI measurement of a human brain. Depicted are reconstructed fiber tracts that run through the mid-sagittal plane. Especially prominent are the U-shaped fibers that connect the two hemispheres through the corpus callosum (the fibers come out of the image plane and consequently bend towards the top) and the fiber tracts that descend toward the spine (blue, within the image plane) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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