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“As suicides spike, new Pa. law to start prevention efforts in 6th grade”

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This July 12, 2014 TribLive News article talks about a new law in Pennsylvania that is requiring schools to begin to educate kids as young as 6th grade about suicide prevention.  This law was passed in part because across the country the number of deaths because of suicide has surpassed the number of deaths due to vehicle accidents.  other factors discussed in the article were some specific cases of suicide that were also a catalyst for the new law.

“Music Carries Physical and Mental Health Benefits”

 

[Portrait of Bobby Hackett, Paramount Theater,...

[Portrait of Bobby Hackett, Paramount Theater, New York, N.Y., ca. Aug. 1946] (LOC) (Photo credit: The Library of Congress)

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This May 26, 2014 article on the Liberty Voice website talks about the effects music has on our physical and mental health.

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“Funding healthy society helps cure health care”

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This August 23, 2010, article on SFGATE.com talks about on medical professional’s learning experiences as they discovered that some of the problems that they were diagnosing were ones that could be corrected by the patient simply being able to find work, or having enough food to eat.  In essence the professional realized and even points out that sometimes spending money to help people with basic needs can help to decrease medical costs.

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PAMHI 2013 in review

English: Sydney Opera House

English: Sydney Opera House (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

 

 

Here’s an excerpt:

 

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 9,600 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

 

Click here to see the complete report.

 

“E.R. Doctors Give ’12 Days of Christmas’ Tips”

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This December 10, 2013 article on the Physician’s News Digest website talks about some simple tips that could help keep you healthy and safe this holiday season.

 

“Immune system may play crucial role in mental health”

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This December 1, 2013 article on the USA Today Health and Wellness website talks about a possible connection between inflammation and mental health.  While they don’t have all the answers, they believe this may be a clue.

 

“Unhealthy lifestyles, increase in mental and behavioral health services remains priority”

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Icon from Nuvola icon theme for KDE 3.x. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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This November 15, 2013 article on theTimes-Tribune.com website talks about the physical health of many with mental health issues.

 

 

 

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