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'I felt bullied and harassed': A Montrealer's fight to get insurer to recognize his depression - CBC.ca

Thu, 2018-02-15 19:47

CBC.ca

'I felt bullied and harassed': A Montrealer's fight to get insurer to recognize his depression
CBC.ca
As for Archibald, since his story began generating so much publicity, he has learned that Desjardins General Insurance is reopening his case. He suspects the denial of his benefits has already cost him and his family between $40,000 and $50,000. He's ...

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Digital Dating: spotting the red flags - WTOK

Thu, 2018-02-15 17:54

WTOK

Digital Dating: spotting the red flags
WTOK
"The false identity, the predators, it does move a lot faster than normal dating does for some reason," psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner Lindsey Blount says. Online dating continues to be a great way to meet new people, but it comes with ...

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AACAP Adopts New Policy Statement on “Conversion Therapy” - Human Rights Campaign (blog)

Thu, 2018-02-15 16:41

Human Rights Campaign (blog)

AACAP Adopts New Policy Statement on “Conversion Therapy”
Human Rights Campaign (blog)
Earlier this month, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) approved a policy statement stating that “'conversion therapies' should not be part of any behavioral health treatment of children and adolescents.” Previously ...

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Governor Rauner's 2018 Budget Address - Effingham's News Leader

Thu, 2018-02-15 15:54

Effingham's News Leader

Governor Rauner's 2018 Budget Address
Effingham's News Leader
To the members of our National Guard, our service men and women, and our veterans – thank you on behalf of a most grateful state. To the citizens, the taxpayers, of Illinois, it is an honor to serve you. Happy Valentine's Day to all. Let's begin today ...

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The Challenge of “L'Inceste” and “The Incest Diary” - The New Yorker

Thu, 2018-02-15 15:31

The New Yorker

The Challenge of “L'Inceste” and “The Incest Diary”
The New Yorker
Growing up, why was she taught that homosexuality was a mental illness, while Fascism wasn't? Psychotherapy is valuable to her, but literature is what saves her; as Angot wrote in Le Monde, in 2008, “The time when I nearly went mad, everyone was saying ...

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I'm a psychologist and my brain broke when I had a baby - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 2018-02-14 16:35

Stuff.co.nz

I'm a psychologist and my brain broke when I had a baby
Stuff.co.nz
On reflection, however, it wasn't that I knew too much. It was the opposite, really So much of the treatment of mental health issues is trial and error - something I experienced firsthand. It was utterly terrifying to realise, on the other side of the ...

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Rauner Wants To Shift 'Accountability' To Local Governmental Units On Pensions, Health Care - Peoria Public Radio

Wed, 2018-02-14 16:27

Peoria Public Radio

Rauner Wants To Shift 'Accountability' To Local Governmental Units On Pensions, Health Care
Peoria Public Radio
This takes into account $450 million that our task force has saved, so far, through fraud detection and prevention. We have also developed a comprehensive strategy to address behavioral health. It transforms payment and delivery models, increases ...
Full text of Gov. Rauner's budget addressPeoria Journal Star
Prepared text of Gov. Rauner's 2018 budget addressChicago Tribune

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Prepared text of Gov. Rauner's 2018 budget address - Chicago Tribune

Wed, 2018-02-14 12:31

Chicago Tribune

Prepared text of Gov. Rauner's 2018 budget address
Chicago Tribune
They put a stop to the unsustainable growth in our pension and health care costs, halt and reverse the advance in taxes, and restore emphasis on investments in education, human services, public safety and infrastructure. Our reforms must begin with ...

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The year my brain broke - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 2018-02-14 07:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

The year my brain broke
The Sydney Morning Herald
On reflection, however, it wasn't that I knew too much. It was the opposite, really So much of the treatment of mental health issues is trial and error - something I experienced firsthand. It was utterly terrifying to realise, on the other side of the ...

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Los Angeles arsonist Harry Burkhart's mental history divulged during ... - KABC-TV

Tue, 2018-02-13 21:59

KABC-TV

Los Angeles arsonist Harry Burkhart's mental history divulged during ...
KABC-TV
The mental health history of a serial arsonist was lengthy and prosecutors argued he knew what he was doing, while his defense believes he is insane.

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Loudoun County Psychiatric Nurse On the Front Lines of the Battle ... - Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)

Tue, 2018-02-13 15:45

Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)

Loudoun County Psychiatric Nurse On the Front Lines of the Battle ...
Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)
My name is Patti Nelson. I'm a mom, a union member and a psychiatric nurse who works as a Program Manager of Nursing Services for Loudoun County. My colleagues and I are on the front lines of the battle against opioid addiction, mental illness and ...

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A Georgia sperm bank, a troubled donor, and the secretive business of babymaking - Atlanta Magazine

Tue, 2018-02-13 07:47

Atlanta Magazine

A Georgia sperm bank, a troubled donor, and the secretive business of babymaking
Atlanta Magazine
There is no federal requirement that a sperm bank notify customers if the company discovers something concerning—a new medical condition, a recently discovered mental disorder, a lie—about a donor. Such disclosures are recommended by the American ...

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Sisters Who Accuse Australian Principal of Sexual Assault Herald Her Arrest in Israel as 'Important Breakthrough' - Haaretz

Tue, 2018-02-13 04:40

Haaretz

Sisters Who Accuse Australian Principal of Sexual Assault Herald Her Arrest in Israel as 'Important Breakthrough'
Haaretz
For their part, Erlich and her sisters have repeatedly said they did not believe the mental-illness defense was genuine. “She is definitely playing the system,” said Erlich, who is now a nurse in Melbourne, in a November interview with Haaretz. “She is ...

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How journalists can avoid spreading misinformation about anti-LGBTQ conversion therapy - Media Matters for America (blog)

Mon, 2018-02-12 09:12

Media Matters for America (blog)

How journalists can avoid spreading misinformation about anti-LGBTQ conversion therapy
Media Matters for America (blog)
Journalists have a responsibility to educate the public not just about the ineffectiveness of conversion therapy but also its harmful side effects and universal condemnation from major medical associations. According to HRC, “every major medical and ...

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Therapy worked for me, claims head of Northern Ireland-based group behind cancelled 'gay cure' film - Belfast Telegraph

Fri, 2018-02-09 02:10

Belfast Telegraph

Therapy worked for me, claims head of Northern Ireland-based group behind cancelled 'gay cure' film
Belfast Telegraph
Gavin Boyd at the Rainbow Project, which works with the LGBT community, welcomed the cancellation of the screening. He said: "The Rainbow Project remains opposed to unethical and fraudulent practices such as those that aim to change a person's sexual ...

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Death in rehab generates $7 million award - Press-Enterprise

Thu, 2018-02-08 21:34

Press-Enterprise

Death in rehab generates $7 million award
Press-Enterprise
... probing the addiction treatment industry in California and found that as opioid addiction has soared, unscrupulous rehab operators have rushed in to take advantage of mandatory mental health treatment coverage required by the Affordable Care Act ...

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Death in rehab generates $7 million award - OCRegister

Thu, 2018-02-08 20:08

OCRegister

Death in rehab generates $7 million award
OCRegister
... probing the addiction treatment industry in California and found that as opioid addiction has soared, unscrupulous rehab operators have rushed in to take advantage of mandatory mental health treatment coverage required by the Affordable Care Act ...

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Ohio trans boy seeks judge's OK to avoid conversion therapy - Los Angeles Blade

Thu, 2018-02-08 14:49

Ohio trans boy seeks judge's OK to avoid conversion therapy
Los Angeles Blade
Minter adds, “We don't let doctors prescribe medications that we know are ineffective and harmful, and we don't let mental health professionals engage in treatments that we know are ineffective or harmful.” To date, more than a dozen medical ...

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La. task force targeting Medicaid fraud likely to continue work ... - Houma Courier

Thu, 2018-02-08 14:25

La. task force targeting Medicaid fraud likely to continue work ...
Houma Courier
A panel tasked with finding ways to root out fraud and abuse in Louisiana's Medicaid health care program will likely continue its work for at least another year. The Legislature-created Medicaid task force, formally known as the Task Force on ...

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