England's child mental health services 'failing three-quarters of kids' - only 6% of spending on mental health goes on services aimed at children and young people, even though 50% of lifetime mental illness starts by the age of 14. priority is given to clinical risk cases over routine follow-up activity, such as assessments for ADHD and autism.
A true step by step DIY tutorial on how to make a weighted blanket for your child with autism, ADHD, SPD. I'm sure can be adapted for lap pads, etc for Alzheimer's and mental illness also.
"Getting into a daily routine can benefit your mental health because it creates stability, structure, and familiarity.” - Nicole Amesbury, Therapist and Head of Clinical Development at Talkspace // #GemNation:
Quote on mental health: Never give up on someone with a mental illness. When "I" is replaced by "We", Illness become wellness. -Shannon L.Alder www.HealthyPlace.com
Stigma, Poverty, and Victimization: Roadblocks to Recovery for Individuals With Severe Mental Illness: jap.sagepub.com/... Empowerment and mental health in community: narratives of psychiatric consumer/survivors: onlinelibrary.wil...
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Support from peers, family, friends & mental health professionals is essential to recovery from mental illness. It is especially beneficial to have multiple sources of support. This not only reduces a sense of isolation, but also increases their activity in the community, allowing them to obtain an integral role in society.
WHO confirms H7N9 cases as labs track risks - The World Health Organization (WHO) today confirmed four recent novel H7N9 avian flu cases, as scientists revealed their latest risk assessments based on genetic monitoring and lab tests.
#Mental Disorders and the Forgotten Children #Infographic - Statistics and Myths surrounding mental illness and ADHD in children. Get help early for the best outcome.
Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of. It is not brought on by choice. You are not "crazy" for having depression, bipolar disorder, panic attacks, anxiety, etc. Erase the stigma of mental illness.
Glenn Close on mental health and fighting stigma | The artist joins Jian (on CBS Radio) to reflect on the mental health struggles in her family and how they have affected her decisions about the roles she takes on. She also shares what she's doing to confront the stigma associated with mental illness.