Rats learn to drive tiny cars, could advance human mental health treatment

November 8, 2019

Posted: 7:10 AM, Oct 24, 2019 Updated: 6:10 AM, Oct 24, 2019 By CNN https://www.news5cleveland.com/news/national/rats-learn-to-drive-tiny-cars-could-advance-human-mental-health-treatment Rats have learned how to drive and steer their own tiny cars in exchange for Froot Loops. That’s a feat on its own. But the real discovery in the study — and its wider implications for human mental health treatment — was found in […]

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Secret Recipe: Former Cleveland restaurateur Steve Schimoler opens up about his mental illness diagnosis

Published: 6:11 AM EST November 5, 2019 Updated: 2:40 PM EST November 5, 2019 By WKYC Staff https://www.wkyc.com/article/life/secret-recipe-steve-schimoler/95-b81e7d98-e8d5-4e20-8ec5-b00baf76a325 Everyone has a special family recipe. That favorite go-to dish when they crave feelings of comfort, nostalgia and love. And, every family faces their own challenges. Struggles such as mental illness, addiction, financial strain and loss are universal. They […]

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The Xbox studio battling mental illness with video games and neuroscience

October 29, 2019 By Jackson Ryan CNET https://www.cnet.com/features/the-xbox-studio-battling-mental-illness-with-video-games-and-neuroscience-hellblade-ninja-theory/ Senua sees things that aren’t really there. Villages burning to the ground. Norse runes bleeding color. Lumbering giants wearing skull-masks and swinging heavy blades. Sometimes, she hears voices whispering in her ears. Her hallucinations are frightening and alien, but to her, they feel as real as the […]

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Why smokers could be at greater risk of mental illness

November 6, 2019, 4:13pm By Hannah Sparks New York Post https://nypost.com/2019/11/06/why-smokers-could-be-at-greater-risk-of-mental-illness/ Add this to the miles-long list of reasons to not smoke. Cigarette smokers and their children are more likely to suffer depression and schizophrenia, according to a new study. The findings by scientists at the University of Bristol in the UK supports growing evidence […]

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How Families Can Work Together

Nov. 04, 2019 By Izzy Gonçalves NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/November-2019/How-Families-Can-Work-Together Over 15 years, my spouse and I struggled with her severe bipolar I disorder. We went through weeks-long psychiatric hospitalizations, disrupted relationships and stalled personal and professional goals. Eventually, I took grudging ownership of her treatment. We resented each other, and we didn’t work together. I now know […]

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NAMI Applauds HHS For Removing Barriers To Treatment For People With Serious Mental Illness

11/6/2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Applauds-HHS-for-Removing-Barriers-to-Treatment-for-People-with-Serious-Mental-Illness Today, the federal government announced the approval of the first-of-its-kind Medicaid demonstration project that aims to broaden treatment services available to Medicaid beneficiaries with serious mental illness and serious emotional disturbance in the District of Columbia. Read full article

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