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Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Walking far to reach the children of South Sudan

Walking far to reach the children of South Sudan
 - In the last decade, there has been a transformation in child health. Integrated community case management has simplified the diagnosis and treatment ...

Prior to death, teen part of mental health evaluation program

Prior to death, teen part of mental health evaluation program
 - An 18-year-old Port Trevorton woman with a history of mental illness killed herself while under the care of mental health professionals at ...

Heed the Warning Signs of Teen Suicide, Experts Say

Heed the Warning Signs of Teen Suicide, Experts Say
 - Thousands of teens take their own lives every year, according to the ... That's a sign to immediately seek help from a mental health professional, the ...

Five Things Your Brand Needs To Know About Marketing To Teens

Five Things Your Brand Needs To Know About Marketing To Teens
 - Teens may have spending autonomy when it comes to food, clothing and entertainment, but in other areas, such as teen depression and other health ...


Teen Obesity May Increase Risk Of Colorectal Cancer Later In Life

Teen Obesity May Increase Risk Of Colorectal Cancer Later In Life
 - The researchers checked the health of the participants again over the ... Combined with the increasing numbers of teenage obesity, these factors can ...

Toxicology tests in teen overdose could take weeks, police say

Toxicology tests in teen overdose could take weeks, police say
 - 2012-2013 data from the Utah Department of Health Violence and Injury Prevention Program showed eight youths from ages 10 to 17 died from a drug ...

Be aware of children's mental health

Be aware of children's mental health
 - This teacher is not alone in dealing with mental disorders among students. In a typical elementary school with a 100 students in each grade level, ...

Watch Out for Depression Symptoms: Heart Disease Patients With This Mental Illness Die Quicker

Watch Out for Depression Symptoms: Heart Disease Patients With This Mental Illness Die Quicker
 - Further, patients were found to avoid taking their prescribed medication as a side effect of the mental disorder. Researchers are encouraging patients ...

Is Your Mate Self-Medicating Mental Illness With Marijuana?

Is Your Mate Self-Medicating Mental Illness With Marijuana?
 - Recent scientific studies have validated the use of marijuana to treat many conditions, including some mental illnesses. Users on Leafly — an app that ...

8 Normal Experiences That Should Not Always Be Labeled a Mental Illness

8 Normal Experiences That Should Not Always Be Labeled a Mental Illness
 - What does mental illness look like to you? If you walked by someone on the street, would you be able to detect that they are a sufferer?

Mental illness is no crime

Mental illness is no crime
 - Newt Gingrich is former speaker of the House and was a candidate in the 2012 Republican presidential primaries. CNN contributor Van Jones is ...

Michael Sam: Focused on football, not making history in CFL

Michael Sam: Focused on football, not making history in CFL
 - Newly signed Montreal Alouettes defensive end Michael Sam tosses a ball while posing at a press conference in Montreal on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

80pc of Hong Kong student teachers lack sexual and gender diversity knowledge: study

80pc of Hong Kong student teachers lack sexual and gender diversity knowledge: study
 - The research team also conducted in-depth interviews with 42 LGBTQ people aged between 14 and 25, 13 parents with LGBTQ children and seven ...

Israeli filmmaker talks about attitudes toward LGBTQ people

Israeli filmmaker talks about attitudes toward LGBTQ people
 - Recently, groundbreaking Israeli LGBTQ filmmaker Gal Uchovsky provided an audience at the Landmark Theatre in Chicago with an intimate and ...

Texas House scraps bill protecting agencies that bar gay adoptions

Texas House scraps bill protecting agencies that bar gay adoptions
 - he Texas state House has scrapped – at least for the time being – a measure that would have allowed some child welfare ...

With a stop at Charlie's, SPD rolls out Safe Place anti-hate crime program

With a stop at Charlie's, SPD rolls out Safe Place anti-hate crime program
 - LGBTQ Liaison Officer Jim Ritter was on Broadway Tuesday afternoon to help Charlie's on Broadway owner Ken Bauer affix his new Safe Place ...

Frantic Irish radio caller warns that God is sending killer anti-LGBT asteroid

Frantic Irish radio caller warns that God is sending killer anti-LGBT asteroid
 - With every great stride toward LGBTQ marriage quality, comes an extremist theory on the downfall of society as we know it — a constant we should ...

Marco Rubio makes a clown of himself: The twisted logic behind his anti-gay “hate speech” insanity

Marco Rubio makes a clown of himself: The twisted logic behind his anti-gay “hate speech” insanity
 - And while Indiana “fixed” its beefed up version of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, it is still completely legal to discriminate against LGBTQ ...

MGH testing brain implants that may help depression and PTSD

MGH testing brain implants that may help depression and PTSD
 - There is strong interest in using these types of neurological prosthetics in returning soldiers who suffer from mental disorders, particularly those who ...

A better funding model must be found

A better funding model must be found
 - But there was an important exception: “Institutions for the mentally ... But the false perception that mental illness is an affliction that can't really be ...

Call for better treatment of bipolar disorder

Call for better treatment of bipolar disorder
 - Bipolar disorder‚ or manic depression‚ is a mental illness that affects a persons moods‚ energy and ability to function. It is characterised by mood ...

Mentally ill need to be treated with compassion, not as criminals

Mentally ill need to be treated with compassion, not as criminals
 - Saks suffers from a serious mental disorder. ... episode eventually landed her in the emergency room and led to five months in a psychiatric hospital.

How the U.S. Compares To Other Nations

How the U.S. Compares To Other Nations
 - When many approach the argument that income inequality must be ... of reducing the wage gap between America's richest and poorest workers that ...

There's another emerging health risk of income inequality

There's another emerging health risk of income inequality
 - Just over 17 percent of all American adults smoke tobacco products, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While that might ...

Want to reverse income inequality? Join a union

Want to reverse income inequality? Join a union
 - I don't expect to gain much personally from rejoining the union faithful, because I'm in the top decile of American wage earners that has prospered in ...