Mental Health America

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Mental Health America

A non-profit citizens’ organisation dedicated to legislative advocacy for those with mental disorders.

Services
Public education, prevention of abuse and family problems, sponsorship of parent support groups.
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According to the National Mental Health Association, for a Church of Scientology volunteer to be certified as a minister, he or she is required only to read The Scientology Handbook and to pass a short examination in a Scientology church or mission.
There is a general feeling out there that this is a way to get your kid into treatment," says Jenifer Wood, vice president of services and research for the National Mental Health Association.
According to the National Mental Health Association, more than 80 percent of patients with depression can find relief with counseling, medication or a combination of both.
National Mental Health Association President Michael Faenze said the character is incorrectly identified as having schizophrenia instead of multiple personality disorder.
The National Mental Health Association recently studied New Jersey's juvenile justice system and found that more than half of the 1,440 youths in the state's system in 1998 had drug problems, according to an Associated Press report.
National Mental Health Association 1021 Prince Street Alexandria, VA 22314-2971 1-703-684-7722; 1-800-969-6642 FAX: 1-703-684-5968 TTY: 1-800-433-5959 Website: http://www.
Other groups taking part include Americans for Democratic Action, the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, the National Black Women's Health Project, the National Education Association and the National Mental Health Association.
The National Mental Health Association (NMHA) publishes information on a variety of mental health issues and has special information on depression and its treatment.
Benjamin is the winner of a Raymond Clapper Memorial Award for the best reporting from Washington, a Fourth Estate Award from the American Legion, a Mental Health Media Award from the National Mental Health Association, an Outstanding Media Coverage Award from the National Gulf War Resource Center, a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Digital Journalism, and a Project Censored Award and was twice a finalist for the Online News Association's Online Journalism Awards.
Cutters may feel empty, and the act of cutting makes them feel something, it makes them feel ``real,'' said Luanne Southern, a social worker with Mental Health America, formerly known as the National Mental Health Association.
The National Mental Health Association (NMHA) warned that the USP guidelines ignored recommendations from the mental health field not to group older medications with newer therapies.

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