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Blog Post » Making the Connection

Dr. Insel’s blog makes the link between neuroscience and the national conversation on mental illness and gun violence; neuroscience research is the key to our being able to identify psychosis risk early and preempt the development of serious mental illness. NIMH | Recent Updates

NJ mental health law needs revisions, state Commissioner says – NJ.com

NJ mental health law needs revisions, state Commissioner says – NJ.com

NJ.com NJ mental health law needs revisions, state Commissioner saysNJ.comWhile most severely ill people do not commit violent crimes, the death of Katsnelson struck a nerve with mental health advocates, who had long heard the pleas of families seeking to persuade loved ones to take medication and receive therapy before … mental health – Google […]

Mental Health, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Become Concerns After Boston … – Huffington Post

Mental Health, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Become Concerns After Boston … – Huffington Post

TIME Mental Health, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Become Concerns After Boston …Huffington PostIn New York and across several states, the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has a 24-hour, toll-free "disaster distress helpline" (1-800-985-5990). Though it had only logged a few dozen calls since Monday, volume had …Mental Fallout from the Boston BombingsTIMECoping after […]

Science News » Autism Risk Unrelated to Total Vaccine Exposure in Early Childhood

Autism Not Linked to Early Vaccines NIMH | Recent Updates

Blog Post » Schizophrenia as a Health Disparity

Dr. Insel blogs about what epidemiological research in Sweden tells us about premature mortality experienced by people with serious mental illness and what we need to do to change that. NIMH | Recent Updates

McAuliffe wants to expand Virginia mental health system – Daily Press

McAuliffe wants to expand Virginia mental health systemDaily PressOne of the problems is a lack of resources for the mentally ill outside of jails and the limited number of beds in the state's mental health hospitals. McAuliffe believes more crisis stabilization centers — short-term residential facilities for …TEXAS VIEW: Increase funding for mental healthOdessa AmericanA […]

Science News » New NIH Funding for Two Autism Centers of Excellence

The National Institutes of Health announced new funding for two Autism Centers of Excellence (ACE), bringing to eleven the number of ACE centers now being funded for up to five years. NIMH | Recent Updates

Mental Health-Related Google Searches Decline in Summer – Scientific American

Mental Health-Related Google Searches Decline in SummerScientific AmericanA study tracking Google searches about mental health issues showed substantial decreases in summer versus winter, implying a lessening of symptoms during the longer, warmer days. Larry Greenemeier reports …and more » mental health – Google News

Proposed W.H. mental health fix criticized – Politico

Proposed W.H. mental health fix criticized – Politico

Politico Proposed W.H. mental health fix criticizedPoliticoThe Obama Administration is trying to revamp how the government approaches mental health issues in the security clearance process — but security and mental health experts say the proposed fix may open the door to new problems. Last month, the …and more » mental health – Google News

House Republicans aim to weaken gun bill, focus on mental health – Reuters

House Republicans aim to weaken gun bill, focus on mental healthReutersHouse Republicans' focus on mentally ill criminals has become sharper in recent days, as a bipartisan plan to expand background checks on prospective gun buyers gained momentum in the Democrat-led Senate – thanks in part to emotional calls for action …and more » mental health – […]

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