Tags: "Mental Health"

12 Sep
0

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
0

Brand New Powerful Video from CCHR Florida

The FDA places strong warnings on mental health drugs. Unfortunately most people are not fully informed of the risks of these drugs prior to taking them. This video will open your eyes to the truth about mental health ...

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11 May
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Florida’s Baker Act is a Danger to All

If you found out that someone was involuntarily committed to a psychiatric hospital, you might assume the person must have some serious mental health problems and needs to be removed from society to get some help. This is not ...

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15 Jun
0

Did you know–Children can be taken to a psychiatric ward from school–Action alert

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 ...

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06 Jun
0

Walking for Mental and Physical Health

Simply taking a walk can be a powerful pill for mental, as well as physical health, say many authorities. When one considers the benefits, walking does make sense. After all, they allow us to view the beauty of nature, to ...

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18 May
0

Suicide, Mental Health Counseling and Parental Consent

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 ...

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02 Apr
0

What Will Happen to Japan’s Mental Health Now?

A few weeks ago, the world watched Japan in horror, as everyone saw the devastating results of a 9.0 earthquake followed by a tsunami and now a potential nuclear radiation crisis.  One can’t imagine what it must feel like to ...

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17 Mar
0

Action Alert: Protect your rights to decline mental health screening

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 ...

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13 Aug
1

Child-welfare panel: Drugs misused on foster kids

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 ...

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