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Month: January 2019

How My Depression Made Me A Better State Representative

By lynseybates / January 17, 2019 / Comments Off on How My Depression Made Me A Better State Representative

By Michael Schlossberg | Dec. 17, 2018 When I first told the world I suffered from a major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder, I miscalculated. I was angry at the time, and … Read more

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Training The Community To Recognize And Respond To Crises

By lynseybates / January 17, 2019 / Comments Off on Training The Community To Recognize And Respond To Crises

By John Giampaolo | Dec. 20, 2018 As a child, I watched my brother struggle for years. Mental health simply wasn’t a topic discussed much in the 1970s and 1980s, and my parents … Read more

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To Get Mental Health Help For A Child, Desperate Parents Relinquish Custody

By lynseybates / January 17, 2019 / Comments Off on To Get Mental Health Help For A Child, Desperate Parents Relinquish Custody

by Christine Herman Toni Hoy, at her home in Rantoul, Ill., holds a childhood photo of her son, Daniel, who is now 24. In a last-ditch effort to get Daniel … Read more

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Making Connections To Help Kids With Mental Health Issues

By lynseybates / January 17, 2019 / Comments Off on Making Connections To Help Kids With Mental Health Issues

By MAUREEN FOERTSCH MCKINNEY An Illinois group says it has found a way to improve the handling of mental health issues in children. The Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation aimed to increase ties among … Read more

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