Monthly Archives: October 2013

New Link: ISEPP

The International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry (ISEPP) is an organization of mental health professionals, researchers, parents, families, teachers and others who study and promote safe, humane, life-enhancing approaches to helping people who are diagnosed with mental disorders.  When … Continue reading

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New Article: Rethinking Schizophrenia

Back in November 2010, Nature, the weekly science journal, printed a feature issue on schizophrenia. For families with loved ones having schizophrenia, the issue provides good additional information about this difficult, dreaded syndrome, including NIMH Director Tom Insel’s vision piece called “Rethinking … Continue reading

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Slide Show: Predictions about the Affordable Care Act

Implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is  bringing a new era in American health care. For those with psychiatric disabilities, the outlook is uncertain. While access will increase as the Medicaid rolls expand by 25%, the availability, … Continue reading

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New Article: Police Training in Mental Illness

When the call comes and police arrive, what will they do? If the case involves someone with a mental illness, the outcome is often uncertain. Often the consequences can be tragic, even fatal. Police encounters with those with mental illness … Continue reading

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