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Family Mental Health

Improve Outcomes For Children And Their Parents: Fund Family-Focused Mental Health Care

Katie Albright | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Katie Albright

What Lauren and her children really need is a two-generation approach: providing mental health services to the family, for both the mother and her children. The catch is that public funding streams are generally not available for family-focused mental health services.

My Brother Didn't Make It To 60

Diana Nyad | Posted 12.13.2012 | Impact
Diana Nyad

Today would have been my brother's 60th birthday. Shariff Billy Nyad died three years ago, age 57, having lived most of his adult life on the streets of Boston. For those of you who are familiar with mental illness in your family, you will recognize this story.

Kids Of Deployed Soldiers Face More Mental Health Woes

Yahoo! News | Maureen Salamon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Children of deployed military face numerous stressors, including frequent moves, prolonged parental absences and the risk of a parent's death, the stu...