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    Mental Health Services and Funding

    Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA) talked about the December 14, 2012, shooting in Newtown, Connecticut and the need to enhance mental health services. He also discussed funding cuts in the…

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    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Veterans' Health Issues

    Panelists talked about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other veterans' health issues. Colonel Rebecca Porter said the five percent of soldiers who had served in Iraq and…

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    Book Discussion on Behind the Gates of Gomorrah

    Stephen Seager, a psychiatrist who spent a year working at the Napa State Hospital for the criminally insane, talked about his book, Behind the Gates of Gomorrah: A Year with the Criminally…

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    Mental Health Resources for Returning Veterans

    The National Alliance on Mental Health held its annual national convention. In the first panel, officials from various veteran service organizations talked about resources available…

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    Book Discussion on The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace

    Jeff Hobbs talked about his book, The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League, in which he recounts the life and death of his college…

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    Mental Health Care Reform

    Representative Patrick Kennedy (D-RI) and other mental health advocates made opening remarks at the National Alliance on Mental Illness’s 2014 annual national convention. The…

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    Book Discussion on Untangling the Mind

    David Theodore George talked about his book, Untangling the Mind: Why We Behave the Way We Do. br/ He spoke in the Science Pavilion of the 2014 National Book Festival, which was held August…

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    Open Phones with Sally Satel

    Sally Satel talked about her book, Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience, in which she and co-author Scott Lilienfeld present an analysis of what she calls the…

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    Book Discussion on Brainwashed

    Sally Satel talked about her book, Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience, in which she and co-author Scott Lilienfeld present an analysis of what she calls the…

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    Open Phones

    Mental Health Care Caucus Co-Chair Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA) was interviewed by phone about renewed efforts to improve access to mental health care in response to the suicide of…

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    Federal Government Mental Health Programs

    Mental Health Care Caucus Co-Chair Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA) talked by phone about renewed efforts to improve access to mental health care in response to the suicide of actor Robin…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, State and Federal Laws and Policies

    Panelists talked about the the legal aspects of preventing bullying. Dr. Srabstein said that bullying was a very serious health risk and the victims were at higher risk of…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Social and Emotional Learning

    “Multi-Tiered Behavioral Support Frameworks and Social and Emotional Learning” was the second plenary session of the day-long summit “Keeping Kids Safe: Opportunities and…

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    Veterans Administration Mental Health Care

    The House Veterans Affairs Committee held a hearing on improving access to mental health care services for former soldiers, and the level of care veterans receive for problems such as…

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    Book Discussion on Madness and Memory

    Dr. Stanley Prusiner talked about his book, Madness and Memory: The Discovery of Prions - A New Biological Principle of Disease, in which he chronicles his discovery of prions,…

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    Mental Illness Report

    Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA), chair of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, held a briefing on the subcommittee’s report on its…

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    Veterans' Adjustment to Civilian Life, Keynote Speeches

    Former President George W. Bush, Jill Biden, and others spoke at an event on helping veterans transition from military to civilian life. Topics included unemployment, addiction, and…

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    Post-Traumatic Stress Treatment

    Panelists talked about the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on service members and veterans as well as some of the treatment options, such as cognitive processing…

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    Hillary Clinton at Mental Health and Addiction Conference

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke about mental health and addiction. She called for an anti-overdose medication to be made available to emergency responders and…

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    Book Discussion on Homesickness

    Susan Matt talked about her book, Homesickness: An American History, in which she explains how homesickness went from being a condition taken seriously by the military to being an emotion…

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