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A national recession. Years of state budgets cuts. Itâs no surprise requests mental health resources for prisoners are routinely rejected.
It’s easy to forget, but technology is often used for good causes and as a way of helping those in need. Over in the UK city of Nottingham, the world’s first vending machine for homeless people has just been installed,…
One of the biggest misconceptions about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is that it is merely a personality quirk. As a clinical psychiatrist and researcher, I see first-hand the impact OCD has on people like Jennifer. For half of newly diagnosed adults, standard recommended treatments for OCD (medications and cognitive behavior therapy) will help them achieve a meaningful reduction in their symptoms. That’s good news for those suffering. But the other half continue to have symptoms that can limit their lives.
In the wake of a reported bullying incident in Appleton, a judge talks about the emergence of mental health issues among perpetrators.