Monthly Archives: May 2016

On Capital Hill, VA State Sen. Craig Deeds Vocalizes Family Frustrations Felt Everywhere

In a powerful testimony before Congress, Virginia State Representative Craig Deeds laments the desperate state of the public mental health system and its deleterious effects on families of loved ones in the maelstrom. Senator Deeds is the father of Gus … Continue reading

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New at “Watch…”: Capitol Ill, from the Treatment Advocacy Center

The inadequacy of treatment in the public mental health system is the bane of every family navigating the maelstrom of mental illness. The Treatment Advocacy Center, led by renowned American psychiatrist Dr. E. Fuller Torrey, has launched a new media … Continue reading

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New at “Watch…”: Mental Illness On Trial

Mental health care? For too many, what actually occurs is mental illness criminalization. How could this be? A new video from The Treatment Advocacy Center, called Mental Illness on Trial, explains how. In 1963, President Kennedy signed  The Community Mental … Continue reading

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PsychOdyssey Calls For Support of NAMI Mercer

NAMI Mercer is PsychOdyssey’s local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Today, to mark the beginning of May as Mental Health Awareness Month, PsychOdyssey’s Tom Pyle launched a personal fundraising campaign for NAMI Mercer. Tom dispatched the letter … Continue reading

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