November 8, 2019
Oct 31, 2019 3:30 PM By Heath Ellison Charleston City Paper https://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/TheBattery/archives/2019/10/31/south-carolina-ranks-near-the-bottom-in-national-mental-health-study South Carolina’s mental health is in a dangerous place, according to a recent report from community-based non-profit Mental Health America. Comparing all 50 states and the District of Columbia in their rates for mental health problems and access to proper care, the annual State of more »
Nov 6, 2019 1:04 PM EST By Laura Santhanam PBS https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/why-mental-health-care-deserts-persist-for-u-s-children Despite an uptick in the number of child psychiatrists nationwide, one out of five U.S. children live in a county with no such provider, according to a study published this week in the journal Pediatrics, which also found that those specialists are largely concentrated in more »
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 more »
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.
October 19, 2019
September 24, 2019 at 7:45 AM EDT – Updated September 25 at 3:55 AM By Amy Kawata WMBF News https://www.wmbfnews.com/2019/09/24/more-states-including-sc-working-require-mental-health-education-classroom/ HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Many students have been in school for about a month now and the topic of suicide and mental health is in the spotlight. As a result, more states are requiring more »
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