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04 Nov
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Are Mass Shootings on the Rise?

Recently, there has been some debate about whether mass shootings are on the rise or not.  Studies have been done using different kinds of criteria thus resulting in different answers.  One study includes gang killings and shootings in the home ...

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23 Oct
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Comment? Opinion? Decision? Oh my. (Heather Lascano, CEO)

Nope. That won’t work – my mom tried that with me when I was his age. No, my friend told me that they didn’t help at all with her son and it was a waste of time. No – A ...

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23 Oct
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What Might Florida Be Like if Medical Marijuana Wins?

As November approaches, sheriffs and medical doctors all over the state have been coming out strongly against Florida Constitutional Amendment 2 that would establish medical marijuana in Florida. Dr. Alan B. Pillersdorf, president of The Florida Medical Association that represents ...

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10 Oct
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Your Kid can Dial-a-Shrink at School – Florida Medicaid Will Pay

Florida Medicaid has rolled out a provision hidden in the pages of the Obamacare bill and parents of kids in 13 Florida counties now have health clinics right in their public school buildings. Back in March this statement was made ...

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10 Oct
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Mental Health Services in our Public Schools

While the U.S. Supreme Court examines the constitutionality of Obama Care (Affordable Care Act) the current administration plunges ahead with their “School-Based Health Centers.” Taxpayers are funding the building and renovating of health clinic inside schools. But this seemingly altruistic ...

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10 Oct
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Mental Health Care not the Solution to Workplace Violence

The knee-jerk proclamation of journalists stating violent behavior is the result of “insufficient mental health care” is based on junk science, with absolutely no evidence to back it up. Even Psychology Today admits the evidence for psychiatric medications being the ...

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16 Sep
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Vaccines and Autism – CDC Cover-up Revealed

On Sept 9th 2014 NBC published an article entitled “Treating Infants for Autism May Eliminate Symptoms” describing a study of 7 infants with early signs of autism who were reportedly helped by therapists who taught the parents to play with ...

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16 Sep
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Depression Screening for Pregnant Moms- What does this Mean?

Depression screening for pregnant moms has become almost commonplace. Central Hillsborough Healthy Start (CHHS) in Florida has a purported mission to save babies. They quote “Sixteen of every 1,000 babies born in central Hillsborough County die before their first birthday.” ...

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12 Sep
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Why Mental Health Care Stigma Exists

Some psychiatrists and mental health workers complain that the very subject of mental health, as well as mental health patients themselves, have a social stigma to overcome. The mental health workers say there is not enough mental health coverage due ...

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12 Sep
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Buyer Beware – Unethical Mental Health Practices are Everywhere

On its About Us page, the Psych Central website states it’s “the Internet’s largest and oldest independent mental health social network” and that “We are today’s modern voice for mental health information, emotional support and advocacy”. They recently posted a ...

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