A major chain in the UK, Asda, got blasted by consumers for selling a "Mental Patient Fancy Dress" Hallowe'en costume of someone dressed in a bloody, torn and tattered hospital gown holding a machete.
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NIMH scientist Jay Giedd, M.D. discusses the teen brain with Science/AAAS in a Google+ Hangout.
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A recent program on CTV W5 took a look at rising suicide rates among University students.The show reported that students are generally younger, overwhelmed…
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Retailers have withdrawn the mental health-related costumes, but there is still a lot of work to do.
via Mental Health Foundation News http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/our-news/news-archive/2013-news-archive/208705/
Okay, I’ve had it. It’s 11am on a Wednesday and I’m digging through the bottom of my closet looking for pennies to roll to take to the bank this afternoon.
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mindyourmind is very excited to be in New York city today at the Global Clinton Initiative (CGI), an annual meeting established in 2005 by President Bill Clinton.
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In mid-July, my psychiatrist broke bad news to me like a bad joke: “So, did you talk to your family doctor yet?” “….About what?” “Getting a new psychiatrist.” “WHAT!?”
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Almost everyone is living like this tree. Breath is our primary form of nourishment, but we don't breathe well. Water and food fuel everything we do inside and out, but we generally eat poorly and addictively.
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Today we are publishing the final report from our year-long Inquiry into the future of mental health services.
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NIMH’s Jay Giedd discusses brain scan research with Alan Alda in the two-episode PBS documentary “Brains on Trial.”
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