Month: November 2016

  • Mental Health Crisis in South MS: Part Two

    November 28, 2016

    Part two of two.

  • Mental Health Care Crisis in South Mississippi: Part One

    November 28, 2016

    Mental health in south MS, part one of two.

  • NFL’s Gerald McGrath: Running A Blitz On Depression

    November 15, 2016

    Former NFL linebacker, Gerald McGrath, is speaking out about reclaiming his life from depression and alcohol addiction to encourage others to reach out for help. Esperanza Magazine

  • Kristen Bell Is In ‘The Good Place’

    November 15, 2016

    Actress Kristen Bell has a busy career, a family she dotes on, and a very special message: Getting treatment for depression makes all the difference.

  • 10 Ways to Recognize Suicidal Thoughts in a Loved One

    November 9, 2016

    In 2013 there were 41,149 suicides in the United States. That statistic is both eye-opening and frightening, especially when you have a loved one who you believe may be having suicidal thoughts. There are many signs and behaviors that people who are considering self-harm may exhibit. Below are ten of the most common warning signs […]

  • Between You and Me: Informed Choices by Gina Calhoun

    November 8, 2016

    Before being hospitalized for long periods of time, grocery stores in my town were relatively small and choices were rather limited.  When I came out of long-term hospitalization, grocery stores had ‘grown up’.  Many stores today sell food, make-up, cleaning supplies, pharmacy items, etc… and choices are practically unlimited.  In this environment, choice can be […]

  • Most states with little access to mental health resources also have the highest incarceration rates

    November 8, 2016

    Many people in the United States are not getting treatment for mental health issues.  Unfortunately, jails are where many end up rather than getting the help they need. read full article

  • 2017 Mental Health America Conference

    November 8, 2016Mental Health America

    MHA’s Annual Conference: Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll will bring advocates, experts, and elected officials together for clear, real, and direct conversations about the connection between mental health and sex, drugs and rock & roll. Washington DC, June 14-16, 2017   click here to see conference information

  • Research is easy to become part of.

    November 8, 2016

    In order to made advances in what we know about mental illness and treatment opportunities, we much conduct research.  There are several ways to be a part of it.  It’s free!   Link to research information

  • Join NIH Depression Research Studies

    November 8, 2016National Institute of Mental Health

    Does depression impede your daily life? Are you currently feeling sad and hopeless, experiencing worthlessness and guilt, and have a lack of interest in everyday activities you once enjoyed? NIH studies are investigating the brain and experimental medications (such as ketamine and diazoxide) to rapidly reduce depressive symptoms.  Research includes: depressed adults ages 18 to […]