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Mental illness and your town

37 ways for communities to help and heal
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Loving Healing Press , Ann Arbor, MI
Community mental health services -- United S
StatementLarry Hayes.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA790.6 .H39 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22527880M
ISBN 10193269076X
ISBN 139781932690767
LC Control Number2008037204
OCLC/WorldCa247961884

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Larry Hayes has finally taken mental illness out of the closet and set a blueprint into place that will help millions of families and individuals with mental illness get the help they need. A blog about life, home, travel, family, food, and fun.

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This book is a collection of writings on how society has stigmatized mentally ill persons, their families, and their caregivers. First-hand accounts poignantly portray what it is like to be the victim of stigma and mental illness. Stigma and Mental Illness also presents historical, societal, and institutional viewpoints that underscore the devastating effects of stigma.5/5(2).

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Stigma represents a major barrier to access and treatment of mental illness, which in turn increases the public health burden. Mental Health Month is just around the corner. If your congregation, school, office, town, campus, book club, family, sports team—whatever!—is looking to get involved and raise awareness and funds for NAMI, consider a bake sale.

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Mental illness is an area frequently misunderstood by authors and readers alike. The temptation to examine the human condition through characters who think or behave in ways we find strange is a common theme in literature, and yet more and more of society is waking up to the fact that frivolous depictions of mental illness can have serious real-world implications.

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Mental illnesses are very common. In fact, they are more common than cancer, diabetes, or heart ing to the National Institute of Mental Health, about 25% of American adults (those ages 18 and older) and about 13% of American children (those ages 8 to 15) are diagnosed with a mental disorder during a given year.

Not the taboo subject it once was, mental illness offers rich territory to explore in books for kids and teens. Stories chronicling the struggles of young people and their friends, siblings, or parents who suffer from anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), agoraphobia, an eating disorder, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, hypochondria, and other illnesses make for.

When it comes to mental illness, more often than not, I neglect my own self-care. I think a lot of people who struggle with mental illness are like this.

I know that just like a cold or the flu, my depression, anxiety and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) are Occupation: Author. Parents often ask if and how they should talk to their kids about mental illness. The answer is a resounding YES.

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Our kids are much more intuitive than we think they are. When we are not honest with them, we teach them to be afraid. Here are some amazing tools to foster honest, stigma free dialogue with our kids about mental illness.

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