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Mental Health Daily
Hogg Foundation for Mental Health

February, 2016

 

DAILY SPECIAL
 
Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
February 10, 2016
 
The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for the Austin Area African American Behavioral Health Network. The site serves as both a news and information source for the network and a referral tool for Austin-area African Americans who are seeking behavioral health services as well as culturally competent service providers.
 
 
Refinery29
February 10, 2016
 
Mental health and drug use may not be the first issues you think of when considering who to vote for in the primaries or this fall. But the failure of the war on drugs and the best ways to respond to addiction, are important issues for many of the 2016 presidential hopefuls, so it's good to know what they've said on the topic.
 
 
New York Times
February 10, 2016
 
A new study of doctor-assisted death for people with mental disorders raises questions about the practice, finding that in more than half of approved cases, people declined treatment that could have helped, and that many cited loneliness as an important reason for wanting to die. The study, of cases in the Netherlands, should raise concerns for other countries debating where to draw the line when it comes to people’s right to die, experts said.
 
 
TEXAS
 
KENS5
February 10, 2016
 
Pamerleau put San Antonio in the national spotlight with her congressional testimony on Wednesday when she went before a Senate judiciary committee to talk about her mental health unit, which has two sergeants and 14 deputies and is operating on a $31,000 budget.
 
 
KXAN
February 10, 2016
 
As Austin NAACP Nelson Linder begins looking at the case, he’s also looking to his years advocating to improve training and policies outlining interactions between police and people who have mental health issues.
 
 
Waco Tribune
February 10, 2016
 
The leaders of an all-volunteer group that helps people leaving the prison system integrate back into society are hoping the city and county will chip in for a full-time paid position so the group can offer more services to more people in need.
 
 
News Channel 10
February 10, 2016
 
A new counseling program for Potter County inmates is saving taxpayers thousands.
 
 
KHOU
February 10, 2016
 
The man charged with killing Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Darren Goforth will be admitted to a mental health facility within days, KHOU 11 News confirmed Wednesday night.
 
 
NATIONAL
 
CNN Money
February 10, 2016
 
Long before he became an entrepreneur, Austen battled depression. And on May 24, 2015, he ended his life. He was 31 years old. Those closest to Austen say his struggle with mental illness was magnified by the pressures of running a startup -- pressure he kept to himself.
 
 
Modern Healthcare
February 10, 2016
 
Senators on Wednesday expressed strong bipartisan support for bills that would improve the interactions of the mentally ill and the police, but clashed on how to pay for the reform and how it might affect gun ownership.
 

HEALTHCARE REFORM
 
Wall Street Journal
February 11, 2016
 
Both Democratic presidential candidates are calling for universal health coverage, though they disagree sharply on how to get there. Here’s the bottom line: There is no single program or policy likely to achieve full coverage of the complex collection of subgroups who make up the remaining uninsured in the U.S. except for a single-payer strategy.
 
RESEARCH
 
Medscape News
February 10, 2016
 
Patients granted assisted suicide for psychiatric suffering in the Netherlands, where the practice is legal, often have complex histories of psychiatric illness involving much more than treatment-resistant depression, new research shows.
 
 
HealthDay
February 10, 2016
 
Severe cases were tied to high risk for depression, post-traumatic stress disorder.
 
 
HealthDay
February 11, 2016
 
Researchers also found greater risk of suicide and more severe manic and depressive symptoms.
 
 
Science Daily     
February 10, 2016
 
For most women, expecting a baby brings intense joy -- and a fair amount of worry. But what about women who have lived through something awful enough to cause post-traumatic stress disorder? Contrary to what researchers expected, a new study shows that pregnancy may actually reduce their PTSD symptoms. Or at the least, it won't cause a flare-up.
 
 
Science Daily     
February 10, 2016
 
Those with schizophrenia who'd been physically abused during childhood were five times more likely to have attempted suicide, a new study shows. The lifetime prevalence of suicide attempts among individuals with schizophrenia was 39.2 percent compared to 2.8 percent of those without the disorder, according to the study.
 
 
OPINION
 
Huffington Post
February 10, 2016
 
The intersection of mental illness, race, and gender has rendered many women exceptionally vulnerable and defenseless at the hands of law enforcement, representing a form of state violence that often gets overlooked by the media and the public.
 
 
Psych Central
February 11, 2016
 
People who have been on the receiving end of a sex addict’s betrayal, manipulation, lies, and other forms of uncaring and abusive behavior experience serious emotional trauma. Lives are torn apart, children are affected, families are alienated and as if that weren’t enough there are often dire health and/or financial consequences.
 
FEATURES
 
Tech Crunch
February 10, 2016
 
Lantern, a mental health startup that offers tools to deal with stress, anxiety and body image has raised a $17 million Series A round led by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s venture arm with participation from previous investors such as Mayfield and SoftTechVC.
 
 
Psychology Today
February 10, 2016
 
I have a complicated response to the article Panel Calls for Depression Screenings During and After Pregnancy (link is external), by Pam Belluck, January 26th, 2016 New York Times. On the face of it this sounds like a great idea - a public health measure to prevent or deal with problematic postpartum responses – baby blues, postpartum depression, postpartum psychosis.
 
 
Pacific Standard
February 9, 2016
 
A breakdown of problematic confederates: the biased, the covert, the know-it-all, and the scripted.

 



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