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Month: June 2016

How YouTube Videos Help People Cope With Mental Illness

By easysite2 / June 30, 2016 / Comments Off on How YouTube Videos Help People Cope With Mental Illness

June 13, 2016 Rachel Star Withers runs a YouTube channel where she performs goofy stunts on camera and talks about her schizophrenia. Since 2008, when the then 22-year-old revealed her … Read more

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The $1 Trillion Link Between Mental Health And Economic Productivity

By easysite2 / June 30, 2016 / Comments Off on The $1 Trillion Link Between Mental Health And Economic Productivity

In April, the World Health Organization released a groundbreaking study that established a definitive link between mental health and economic productivity. The findings were both depressing and hopeful. On the … Read more

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Successful and Schizophrenic

By easysite2 / June 4, 2016 / 0 Comments

Thirty years ago, I was given a diagnosis of schizophrenia. My prognosis was “grave”: I would never live independently, hold a job, find a loving partner, get married. My home … Read more

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Early Intervention Is Key Following Sandy Hook Tragedy

By easysite2 / June 4, 2016 / 0 Comments

From Allsup Blog by Jessica Cruz, MPA/HS, executive director, National Alliance on Mental Illness-California In the wake of the tragic events that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School in … Read more

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New Funds Jump-start Mental Illness Research

By easysite2 / June 4, 2016 / Comments Off on New Funds Jump-start Mental Illness Research

What will happen in the field of serious mental illness when human need, scientific progress and a major influx of funding converge? Scientists on Tuesday predicted that the world could … Read more

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