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Mental Health Programs

Two Years After Newtown, Some States Are Retreating On Mental Health Funding

Stateline | Michael Ollove | Posted 12.15.2014 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

What We Could All Learn From Seth Rogen: A Discussion on Mental Health

Carolyn Reinach Wolf | Posted 04.30.2014 | New York
Carolyn Reinach Wolf

We are not working hard enough to address the stigma, the legislation and the funding for mental health services. Once again, the silence is deafening.

Another Example Of How Real Life Is Scarier Than Fiction | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

This is the true story of a drug rehab that operated from 1976 to 1993. There are definitely legitimate treatment programs out there. But the scariest...

A Must-Read for Mental Health Policy Makers: The New Edition of Mental Health and Social Policy

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

For many years the prior editions, written by David Mechanic alone, have been the standard text for students of mental health policy. This edition promises to continue to be the standard text because it provides so much information and insight so clearly and briefly.

America's Mental Health System Needs Improvement, But Gains of the Past Give Hope for the Future

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

When a leading mental health advocate says, "The infrastructure for the public mental-health system is in the worst shape it's been in 40 years," I wonder what he's thinking. Maybe it's just rhetorical flourish, but it is false and counterproductive.