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3 Must-Read Mental Health Articles

Read these top-three mental health articles that made national headlines this week. In The New York Times’ Well column, Dr. Richard A. Friedman takes a look at why some patients being treated for depression respond better to medication as opposed to therapy and how doctors may be able to do a better job at personalizing […]

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3 Must-Read Mental Health Articles

Need to catch up on mental health news? These top-three articles and news highlights can get you started. USA Today highlights the power of early intervention and how it is a critical component to helping individuals suffering from schizophrenia and other mental illness live manageable lives. In this health article published in the New York […]

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3 Must-Read Mental Health Articles

Read these top-three mental health articles that made national headlines this week. TIME takes a look at emotional wellbeing and how individuals can be more aware of behavioral challenges and warning signs that may need to be addressed in order to stay emotionally healthy. USA Today takes us into a day-in-a-life with a woman who […]

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5 Must-Read Mental Health Articles

Take a look at these five articles on mental health issues affecting communities locally and across the country. A recent segment on CBS News’ “60 Minutes” detailed how insurance companies are denying mentally ill patients coverage and the subsequent consequences. In this NBC News segment, Rosie Perez comes forward about her personal story with depression […]

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4 Must-Read Mental Health Articles

Need to catch up on mental health news? These top-four articles and news highlights can get you started. In this op-ed piece published in The New York Times, the 114-page study involving the mental history of Adam Lanza is accessed and the concerns about the gun debate and mental illness are addressed. Older veterans are […]

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3 Must-Read Mental Health Articles

Here are this week’s news highlights from within the mental health community.  USA Today published an article that outlined a Senator’s take on why there needs to be more mental health resources available for veterans who are at-risk for suicide. Caregivers, many of whom struggle with stress, anxiety, and depression, are spotlighted in this The […]

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Stories We Carry – Bridging the Gap Among Veterans and Civilians

This Veterans Day and beyond, MHA-NYC encourages civilians and veterans to come together in community to share the burdens of war and create a safe space to discuss the ways in which war impacts us all. When Josh left the Army in 2004, after four years in the service, he struggled with the transition process […]

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3 Must-Read Mental Health Articles

Here are this week’s news highlights from within the mental health community. Wayne Brady, a comedian and beloved TV personality on ‘Let’s Make a Deal’ came forward about his battle with depression during an intimate “Entertainment Tonight” interview that was featured in the New York Daily News. The New York Times spotlighted a local, newly […]

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Two Years Later Sandy Survivors Cope With Emotional Distress By Signing Up For iHelp: Sandy Stress Relief

Two years ago, on October 29th, Superstorm Sandy made landfall and forever changed the lives of New Yorkers and residents from the surrounding areas. During an emotional, yet informative press conference on the storm’s anniversary, MHA-NYC announced its efforts to help Superstorm Sandy survivors recover from emotional distress with the launch of iHelp: Sandy Stress […]

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4 Must-Read Mental Health Articles

Need to catch up on mental health news? These top-four articles and news highlights can get you started. As the nation remembered Superstorm Sandy’s two-year anniversary this week, USA Today brought attention to the mental health challenges facing survivors while NY1 highlighted MHA-NYC’s recently launched online mental health program for survivors, iHelp: Sandy Stress Relief. In […]

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