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Mental Illness Help

When Mental Illness Hits Home

Linda Rosenberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Rosenberg

When a loved one has heart disease or cancer, families rally around -- they cook, clean, drive their loved ones to doctor's appointments, give pep talks, and much more. But when someone is struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, or other mental conditions, family members are not sure what to do.

May 18-22, 166th Annual APA Conference: A Profession in Need of a Brand Makeover

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Over the past couple years I have stopped my clinical psychiatric practice after 35 years and have been searching for anything that will lessen the stigma and that will cause those with mental disorders to seek and receive treatment.

Suicidal? Just Depressed? Be Careful How You Phrase It Online

Kaitlin Bell Barnett | Posted 04.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Kaitlin Bell Barnett

Facebook's new "flag" policy for threats of self-harm strikes me as an efficient, measured approach that manages to offer timely help while also respecting the privacy of the people making the alleged threats. The trouble, as always, is interpreting what constitutes a threat.