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Nov 22, 2014 - The Elkhart Truth It's a noble and necessary goal to improve access to mental health services in Connecticut. But is it a realistic one, in light of the state's recent budget difficulties? That's a question some mental health advocates asked following the release of a ...State report: Lack of mental health care contributed to Newtown ...
Nov 22, 2014 - “It essentially is a $200-million expansion of mental health assistance to current members as well as veterans,” said the insider. “It has been in the works for several months and is comprehensive.” A draft copy of the press release provided to the Sun ...and more »
Nov 22, 2014 - Staff cuts and bed shortages are leaving mental health services "under unprecedented strain", says the nurses' union. The Royal College of Nursing says there are now 3,300 fewer posts in mental health nursing, and 1,500 fewer beds, than in 2010.Thousands of mental health jobs axed in last 4 years despite surge in ...
Nov 22, 2014 - Agency: Schools helped Adam Lanza's mom 'appease' him, mental health ... HARTFORD, Conn. - A new report asks whether the race and affluence of Adam Lanza's family influenced decisions about how to care for his mental health problems in the years before he committed the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.
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Nov 22, 2014 - When a young person’s plans for the future includes both family and career, the outcome is more likely to be success in all areas, especially if he or she is confident in these goals, say researchers at Penn State. “I’m really interested in career development, but also how that interacts with family life,” says Bora […]
Nov 22, 2014 - An intervention that uses music and games to help preschoolers learn self-regulation skills — such as paying attention, following directions, and learning to stay on task — has been shown to help prepare at-risk children for kindergarten. These skills are critical to a child’s success in kindergarten and beyond, according to Dr. Megan McClelland, a […]
Nov 22, 2014 - New research shows that it’s easier to reject an unsuitable romantic partner in a hypothetical situation, but not so easy in a face-to-face encounter. “When actually faced with a potential date, we don’t like to reject a person and make them feel bad, which is not necessarily something that people anticipate when they imagine making […]