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NAMI Joins Seven Leading Organizations To Launch Mental Health For US Coalition

July 17, 2019

6/10/2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Joins-Seven-Leading-Organizations-to-Launch-Mental-Health-for-US-Coalition NAMI, along with other prominent mental health and addiction organizations, launched Mental Health for US: a nonpartisan educational coalition aimed at elevating mental health issues on the 2020 campaign trail. The coalition is dedicated to uniting Americans to call for bipartisan support and systematic change through grassroots activation. Read full article

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Breakthrough research demonstrates AI can predict a psychotic break

June 26, 2019

June 13, 2019 By Tristan Greene Artificial Intelligence https://thenextweb.com/artificial-intelligence/2019/06/13/breakthrough-research-demonstrates-ai-can-predict-a-psychotic-break/ A trio of researchers have developed an experimental machine learning method that allows AI to listen for the early whispers of psychotic break that humans can’t hear. The team, consisting of Neguine Rezaii of Harvard Medical School and Emory School of Medicine, and Elaine Walker and Philipp Wolff more »

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Should You Let Your Boss Know When You’re Struggling With A Mental Health Issue?

Jun 13, 2019, 06:34am By Bryan Robinson Forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/bryanrobinson/2019/06/13/should-you-let-your-boss-know-when-youre-struggling-with-a-mental-health-issue/#55dcf39b4fdb Early in my career when I was a professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, I was overwhelmed with a personal crisis that started to affect my job performance. I scheduled a meeting with my department chair, a nun with a Ph.D. in counseling. more »

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Ohio proposal would help families keep custody of severely mentally ill, autistic children

Posted May 26, 2019 at 6:22 AM Updated May 26, 2019 at 12:25 PM By Rita Price The Columbus Dispatch https://www.dispatch.com/news/20190526/ohio-proposal-would-help-families-keep-custody-of-severely-mentally-ill-autistic-children By the time Julie Callahan reported herself to child protective services, she had done everything in her power to avoid making that phone call. Callahan never abused her teenage son. She didn’t neglect him. more »

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Ohio House approves death penalty ‘mental illness’ bill

Author: Associated Press Published: 3:47 PM EDT June 5, 2019 Updated: 3:47 PM EDT June 5, 2019 WKYC 3 https://www.wkyc.com/article/news/crime/ohio-house-approves-death-penalty-mental-illness-bill/95-f34dbd9c-6539-4bd3-b728-7cb485487542 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has approved a bill prohibiting the executions of defendants if they’re found to have had a “serious mental illness” at the time of the offense. Offenders deemed by professionals to have more »

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