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Tuesday, 2 September 2014

7 Brave Campuses for LGBT Students in the South

7 Brave Campuses for LGBT Students in the South
  - The CoC campus community opposed the attempt at government censorship and staged various nonviolent protests. At a LGBTQ Solidarity Rally held ...

Depression Doesn't Have To Be Scary

Depression Doesn't Have To Be Scary
 - The National Institute of Mental Health, a division of the National Institutes of Health, defines several forms of depressive disorders: major depression, ...

Black Dog Institute rejects dollars for chaplains proposal

Black Dog Institute rejects dollars for chaplains proposal
 - The Black Dog Institute and mental health academics have come out against the federal government's religious-only school chaplain proposal, saying ...

Can someone be fired for refusing therapy?

Can someone be fired for refusing therapy?
 - As someone who deals with my own mental health illness, I empathize. Believing that “a healthy employee is a productive employee,” my boss wants ...

How To Help Family Members With Mental Illness

How To Help Family Members With Mental Illness
  - The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is offering a 12-week series of free classes beginning this Thursday, for family members of people ...

Time for Congress to act on the crisis in America's schools

Time for Congress to act on the crisis in America's schools
 - Here's New York Times columnist Frank Bruni: “There's no sense in putting something as crucial as children's education in the hands of a professional ...

Do Americans Expect Too Much From a College Degree?

Do Americans Expect Too Much From a College Degree?
 - Together these sentiments show how deeply intertwined higher education .... The conviction that American universities serve an explicitly economic ...

Why Do Americans Love to Blame Teachers?

Why Do Americans Love to Blame Teachers?
 - Healthcare has its critics, but few of them are calling for doctors to be replaced. Education is different—and as a new book reveals, it has been ...

3 tips for putting your child to bed peacefully

3 tips for putting your child to bed peacefully
 - Putting children to bed can be a dreaded task. It can easily take several hours before your children are content and asleep. Here are three suggestions ...

Programs Aim to Standardize Surgical Care for Children

Programs Aim to Standardize Surgical Care for Children
 - More than five million infants and children undergo surgery each year, ... Stanford Children's Health at Stanford University just launched the first in a ...




Fat children have up to six times more high blood pressure risk

Fat children have up to six times more high blood pressure risk
 - Stark evidence of the link between body fat and ill-health, even in young children, was released yesterday (sun) by researchers running a Family Heart ...

Teens and Suicide Prevention

Teens and Suicide Prevention
 - Teen suicide is a very huge growing health concern. It is the third leading cause of death among young people between the ages of 15 and 24.

There can be dignity in the face of poverty

There can be dignity in the face of poverty
 - Having been born, raised and educated on this “the poorest county in America” according to the 1980 U. S. Census, I would venture to say that if the ...

By ballot or bullet: Will US wealth inequality bring reform or revolution?

By ballot or bullet: Will US wealth inequality bring reform or revolution?
 - One in three American adults owns mortgaged property threatened by ... Will wealth inequality in America continue on the path that led to the French ...

Essentials of Making an Accurate Psychiatric Diagnosis

Essentials of Making an Accurate Psychiatric Diagnosis
 - Essentials of Making an Accurate Psychiatric Diagnosis ... the primary disorder and to differentiate adjustment disorders from other mental disorders.

What Neuroscience Has To Say About The 'Tortured Genius'

What Neuroscience Has To Say About The 'Tortured Genius'
 - By this logic, the coexistence of creativity and mental illness is not a coincidence: The talent and the demons are thought to be inextricably linked.

Risk Factors for Mental Disorders Among Children in Foster Care

Risk Factors for Mental Disorders Among Children in Foster Care
 - Risk Factors for Mental Disorders Among Children in Foster Care ... At least 1 mental health disorder was found in 83% of the children exposed to ≥3 ...

Silent Killer: Mental Illness and Videogames as Therapy

Silent Killer: Mental Illness and Videogames as Therapy
 - Developers are putting down their experiences with mental illness, attempting to bring players into their world and to show others what it is like.

Mental disorders keep thousands of homeless on streets

Mental disorders keep thousands of homeless on streets
 - More than 124,000 – or one-fifth – of the 610,000 homeless people across the USA suffer from a severe mental illness, according to the U.S. ...

The WHO Might Finally Rule Homosexuality is Not a Mental Disorder

The WHO Might Finally Rule Homosexuality is Not a Mental Disorder
 - After decades of keeping five mental health disorders classified as related to homosexuality, a panel of experts urges the international community to ...

Stigma still haunts China's LGBT community

Stigma still haunts China's LGBT community
 - China's first LGBT report issued recently by the United Nations ... In the public arena, LGBT content is still banned in movies, video games and TV ...

Beaten and Disowned for Being Gay

Beaten and Disowned for Being Gay
 - a video went viral of 20-year-old Daniel Ashley Pierce experiencing an intervention of sorts by his Georgia-based family, ...




Panama Leading Latin America in Offering Inmarsat IsatHub Service

Panama Leading Latin America in Offering Inmarsat IsatHub Service
 - Panama is one of the first countries in Latin America where Inmarsat's IsatHub connectivity service will be offered. IsatHub ...

Children 404” shows how Russia's anti-gay law makes life miserable for LGBT teens

Children 404” shows how Russia's anti-gay law makes life miserable for LGBT teens
 - Children 404” is a heartbreaking documentary about how Russia's new “gay propaganda” law is terrorizing LGBT teens and ...

Black LGBT Activist Arrested For Distributing Voting Rights Information

Black LGBT Activist Arrested For Distributing Voting Rights Information
 - Police in Charlotte, North Carolina, arrested a black LGBT activist and former state Senate candidate Monday, saying that he violated a city ordinance ...