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No More Time on the Couch: The Rise of Digital Mental Health Therapeutics

May 16, 2019

04/22/19 7:30am By Arick Wierson Observer https://observer.com/2019/04/digital-cbt-rise-learn-to-live-big-health-mystrength/ Heidi Wylie was a beautiful, young 20-something. She had flowing long brown hair, a fit physique and a wholesome, Midwestern look. A recent college graduate, she was already a few years into her career as a choir and music director in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but there was one glaring more »

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You do deserve a vacation — your mental health depends on it

May 8, 2019 in Smart Money By Madison Blancaflor Bankrate https://www.bankrate.com/personal-finance/smart-money/vacation-time-and-mental-health/ A recent Bankrate survey found that only 38 percent of Americans with paid vacation days plan on using all of them this year. According to Expedia’s annual Vacation Deprivation Study, Americans left 653.9 million vacation days unused in 2018. Those numbers are concerning considering the connection more »

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NAMI Celebrates Extraordinary Record Of Growth & Announces New Leadership

4/14/19 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Celebrates-Extraordinary-Record-Of-Growth-Announces-New-Leadership Today, the NAMI Board of Directors has announced the resignation of its Chief Executive Officer, Mary Giliberti, as she departs to pursue more time with her family. “For forty years, NAMI has worked to build better lives for people affected by mental illness. Mary’s work in this pursuit has propelled the mental more »

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CBT For Psychosis: Approaches Families Can Use

Apr. 15, 2019 By David Kingdon, M.D. and Douglas Turkington, M.D. NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/April-2019/CBT-for-Psychosis-Approaches-Families-Can-Use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is gradually becoming recognized and available as a psychological approach to mental health problems. But what exactly is it? Well, CBT works with thoughts (cognitions) and behaviors to help with mental health problems. It’s becoming increasingly famous, particularly for teaching more »

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The Challenge of Going Off Psychiatric Drugs

April 9, 2019

April 1, 2019 By Rachel Aviv The New Yorker https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/04/08/the-challenge-of-going-off-psychiatric-drugs Laura Delano recognized that she was “excellent at everything, but it didn’t mean anything,” her doctor wrote. She grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut, one of the wealthiest communities in the country. Her father is related to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and her mother was introduced to more »

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