“The Dangers of Coercive Mental Health Care”

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This blog post on Psych Central talks about a December 22, 2013 article on the subject of coerced treatment of mental illness and the dangers of going down such a path

 

 

 

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Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator

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This resource comes from SAMHSA and is designed to help folks find behavioral health services in their area.

May 9, 2013 is Childrens’ Mental Health Awareness Day

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May 9, 2013 is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

“SAMHSA’s Working Definition of Recovery”

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This resource link will take you to a page on the SAMHSA website where you can get a free pamphlet that describes their working definition of recovery.  They have both a physical pamphlet and a pdf version available.

Caring for Every Child’s Mental Health Awareness Day

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 is “Caring for Every Child’s Mental Health” Awareness day.  For more information visit this link … http://www.samhsa.gov/children/

September is National Recovery Month

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SAMHSA National Recovery Month Helpline

“Mental illness myths cause sufferers more suffering”

http://www.phillyburbs.com/news/local/courier_times_news/opinion/letters_to_editor/mental-illness-myths-cause-sufferers-more-suffering/article_c3d86b8c-4d73-11e0-9b73-0017a4a78c22.html#user-comment-area

This article found posted March 13, 2011 on the PhillyBurbs.com website briefly talks about violence among folks with mental health issues.

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