Ohio psychiatric crisis services get $21 million more in state funding

October 21, 2019

By Ginger Christ, The Plain Dealer Cleveland.com https://www.cleveland.com/business/2019/09/ohio-psychiatric-crisis-services-get-21-million-more-in-state-funding.html CLEVELAND, Ohio – Matt Smith was experiencing homelessness before he went to the Stella Maris substance abuse treatment center. “I didn’t know what to do, and they helped me,” said Smith, who was addicted to opiates and had strained relationships with his family. Now, Smith is involved in the […]

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Here’s how renowned chefs are using their platforms for social change; today on Taste Buds

September 10, 2019 at 9:48 AM EDT – Updated September 10 at 11:04 AM By Jen Picciano 19 News https://www.cleveland19.com/2019/09/10/heres-how-renowned-chefs-are-using-their-platforms-social-change-today-taste-buds/ CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – More and more chefs and restaurants are using their platforms for social change. Significant events, like Hurricanes Maria and Dorian, or the suicide of Anthony Bourdain, have prompted many to act. […]

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How High Heat Can Impact Mental Health

September 4, 2019, 7:18 AM ET By Nora Eckert Heard on Morning Edition NPR https://www.npr.org/2019/09/04/757034136/how-high-heat-can-impact-mental-health Jeanetta Churchill is blasting the air conditioning in her Baltimore row house. A massive heat wave just swept through the city, with temperatures topping 100 degrees. “I don’t even want to see what my power bill is this coming month,” […]

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Major review asks which supplements really aid mental health

September 10, 2019 By Maria Cohut Fact checked by Gianna D’Emilio Medical News Today https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/326298.php Controversy surrounds the inclusion of nutritional supplements in mental health treatments, with much research proving inconclusive. A major new review now explains which supplements have shown the most promise for specific mental health conditions. “While there has been a long-standing […]

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NAMI Statement On Release Of U.S. Presidential Candidate Positions On Mental Health And Addiction

8/27/2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Statement-on-Release-of-U-S-Presidential-Candidate-Positions-on-Mental-Health-and-Addiction Arlington, VA— The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is a proud member of Mental Health For US, a nonpartisan, educational coalition elevating mental health and addiction in policy conversations around the country. Today, the coalition released candidate responses to their survey which asked 11 questions addressing mental health, drug overdose, criminal justice reform, equal […]

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What It Feels Like To Be In Psychosis

By Andrea Paquette | Aug. 14, 2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/August-2019/What-it-Feels-Like-to-be-in-Psychosis I was diagnosed with bipolar I disorder with psychotic features when I was 25 years old. My mental health journey unraveled my life to the point where I nearly died. An entire year, spanning most of 2005, drove me entirely out of reality. It remains extremely difficult to explain how something […]

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