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Be Alert! New Social Security Phone Scam

February 4, 2020

Social Security Launches New Campaign to Fight Scammers The Social Security Administration launched a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign to continue warning people about the ongoing nationwide telephone impersonation scheme. The PSAs feature a message from Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul. Social Security and its Office of the Inspector General (OIG) continue to receive more »

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Helping My Daughter Through The Onset Of Mental Illness

October 2, 2019

Sourced from nami.org, By Karen Gerndt | Oct. 02, 2019 When I started working at NAMI over seven years ago, I didn’t realize I would have a direct connection to NAMI’s mission. I have always worked in the education arena, and I simply wanted a job where I could use my skills to make a difference. My more »

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CBT For Psychosis: Approaches Families Can Use

June 5, 2019

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 more »

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Schizophrenia Treatments Could be Tested and Personalized Using Patients’ Blood

5/8/19 By Jonathan Smith Labiotech.eu https://labiotech.eu/medical/schizophrenia-personalized-drug-cambridge/ Scientists at the University of Cambridge have developed a way to screen treatments for schizophrenia on single cells from a patient’s blood sample, which could speed up drug discovery and help to personalize treatments for people with the condition. Around 21 million people worldwide suffer from schizophrenia, and this is likely more »

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50 Must-Read Memoirs of Mental Illness

5/8/19 By Sarah S. Davis BookRiot https://bookriot.com/2019/05/08/memoirs-about-mental-illness/ It wasn’t until I went to group therapy that I really understood the power of finding solidarity and understanding with other members of the mentally ill community. Mental health memoirs offer an eye-opening look at the lives of the mentally ill and those around them. These works of narrative medicine more »

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