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“Serious Mental Illness No Barrier to Weight Loss Success”

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This March 21, 2013 article on the Science Daily website talks about a recent study that seems to show that folks with serious mental illnesses can successfully lose weight if they are given simple nutritional messages, counseling to support their efforts, and regular exercise to help them become more active.

 

 

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“Sellersville woman speaks out about her mental illness”

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This March 18, 2013 article on the Philly.com website talks about one woman’s effort to change how others view those with mental illnesses.

 

“Recovery Edge clients learn mental awareness as key to defense”

 

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This July 20, 2012 article on the Republican Herald website talks about a peer support program called Recovery Edge that has begun to include community businesses and services into their programs.  One such outreach effort included some basic instruction in being aware of your surroundings and how to get out of trouble if someone grabs them.   the article also includes a video.

 

“Kevin Riordan: Together they’re recovering from addiction to suicide”

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This article found on the Philly.com website dated April 12, 2012, talks about a support group for people with an addiction to self-destruction.  The SA 12 step group is based on the 12 steps used in Alcoholics Anonymous.

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