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Psych patients want to quit smoking but don’t get help

Diane Duke Williams | January 6th, 2017 Many people with psychiatric problems want to quit smoking, but psychiatrists and caseworkers typically don’t prescribe medications to help them or refer them to services aimed at smoking cessation, researchers find. Among American adults who have a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or clinical depression, Read More »

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Opening Up to Others about Your Mental Health

By Laura Greenstein | Jan. 30, 2017 Have you ever had a conversation with someone that tempted you to open up about something incredibly personal, but you hesitated due to the fear of that person’s reaction? Were you worried that telling them would alter their perception of you? Many people experience this feeling as they Read More »

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When kids with mental illness can’t live at home

January 31 Kelly Burch Many of Christine Walker’s friends are just starting to help their teenage children plan to leave home, whether for a job, college or a gap year. But Walker’s 16-year-old son Schuyler has already lived away from his family for seven years, spending nearly half his life in residential treatment programs and Read More »

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