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 ...Read more
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Over 3000 separate incidences of children being escorted from school grounds to a psychiatric receiving facility and held in a secured ward, separate from their parents, and without parental consent, in one year. More than 3 children out of every ...Read more
Could Hope Witsell’s suicide have been prevented? The mental health counseling she received without her parent’s knowledge is an example of the dangers inherent in leaving parents out of the picture. Hope’s story is an excruciating tale of bullying ...Read more
Information: Florida has a chance to opt out of the mandatory requirements of the Federal Health Care Bill. This Federal Bill has many mandatory mental health screening programs: click here to learn more about those programs https://www.cchrflorida.org/healthcarebill/index.html Act ...Read more
Florida’s mental health system for foster kids relies far too often on drugs, with little oversight, according to a draft report on the suicide of 7-year-old Gabriel Myers. http://www.miamiherald.com/news/southflorida/story/1183698.html BY CAROL MARBIN MILLER cmarbin@MiamiHerald.com Admitting for the first time what ...Read more