Category Archives: Schools

06 Sep
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College Students in Danger from Stimulant Abuse

Like it or not, drugs and alcohol have always been a part of college life.  Most college students use these recreationally and some go one step further and become dependent on one or the other or both.  Some students have ...

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21 Jun
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Early Intervention – A Fraud with a Hidden Agenda

  Early intervention into the mental and emotional lives of children was given governmental go ahead by Connecticut state lawmakers recently with the passage of Bill 972 “An Act Concerning the Mental, Emotional and Behavioral Health of Youths.” Prompted by ...

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14 Jun
0

New Video: Your Right to Non-Psychiatric Treatment

Please watch, like, comment on and share this new CCHR Florida Video: With new Federal legislation, mental health questions will be mandatory for medical practitioners. You do still have the right to alternative treatments. Informed Consent is a legal concept ...

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29 May
2

Bath salts and Psychiatric Drugs: Are they really so different?

Bath salts, now illegal in the U.S., aren’t in the same category as other FDA-approved medications prescribed by psychiatrists, but both groups of drugs share some startling similarities. One might even go as so far as to say they’re cousins ...

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29 May
0

The Reason for Teenscreen’s Termination

Why Teenscreen National Center, headquartered at Columbia University, terminated its psychiatric screening services at the end of last year still remains a mystery to a large extent. Teenscreen directors and spokespeople are absolutely mum on what happened exactly, but I ...

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15 May
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Involuntary incarceration isn’t solution for personal, social ills

National tragedies like the student massacres in Columbine, Colorado; Blacksburg, Virginia; and Newtown, Connecticut tend to revive state and national debates and legislation on mental health reforms. This often heated political discussion involves the involuntary commitment for psychiatric evaluation and ...

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18 Feb
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Mental Health Meds DO Cause Suicide and Violence

School massacres have been happening for almost fifteen years now if one regards Columbine in 1999 as the first one of note.  Mass shootings and murder-suicides date back much earlier.  It certainly appears that massacres by young men have been ...

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14 Feb
8

Schools Should Not Have Programs to Detect Mental Illness

Of course no one wants another school massacre like the one that just occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary a couple of months ago.  So how do we prevent such a tragedy from happening again?  Some think having armed guards at ...

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04 Feb
1

More Mental Health Programs Mean More Mass Shootings

Since twenty school children and six adults were killed just before Christmas last year in a mass shooting in Newtown, CT, discussions of gun control and more access to mental health services are in the news daily.  There is talk ...

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