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Jul 29, 2014 - Leo's parents believe he has a mental health problem and needs urgent treatment – and possibly medication to help manage his symptoms. But he's been on the waiting list for specialist NHS child and adolescent mental health services (Camhs) for more ...The tragedy of young suicideCherwell Onlineall 3 news articles »
Jul 28, 2014 - "This can be very damaging to their mental health," she said. "The best way to reduce harm caused by subtle racism is to stop it, and if you see it happening, call it." The survey found a third of Australians believed Indigenous Australians were ...BeyondBlue highlights how discrimination can impact mental health in new ...
Jul 28, 2014 - Families left 'powerless' by Canada's Mental Health Act Under Canada's Mental Health Act, only physicians, justices and police officers are able to commission a person's involuntary admission to a mental health assessment, said Lin Fang, an associate professor at the University of Toronto's Factor-Inwentash ...and more »
Jul 28, 2014 - Researchers studying anesthetized rats discovered a handful of activity patterns that may mark the path to consciousness after anesthesia. Karen Hopkin reports.   -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Jul 28, 2014 - As the social safety net, including mental health systems of care, continues to be ripped apart in Canada due to a lack of governmental vision and leadership and underfunding, police officers will continue to be the first responders in the mental ...
Jul 28, 2014 - Sleep-deprived individuals are more likely to mix fact with imagination, embellish events and even remember things that never actually happened -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Jul 28, 2014 - They wonder why more money is not devoted to research and treatment of mental health disorders. It's unfortunate that mental health is still for the most part a taboo subject in this nation. Many do not like to talk about it because there's still a ...
Jul 28, 2014 - Going back a couple of millenia, Scribonius Largus, Pliny the Elder and Galen of Pergamum were all avid proponents of using the electric currents produced by torpedo fish to treat headaches. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com