Tag Archives: Mental health

Government offers cash prizes to doctors who recruit new mental illness patients

Monday, February 07, 2011 by: Ethan A. Huff The U.K. National Health Service (NHS) has decided to turn its health care system into a giant game where doctors who recruit the most new mental patients win cash prizes. The equivalent of over $243 million is set to be divied out based on which general practitioners […]

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Little Pharma: The Medication of U.S Children

Maggie Kozel, M.D.   The Wall Street Journal recently reported that a study of prescription patterns in 2009, conducted by IMS Health, showed that 25 percent of children in the U.S. were on regular medication. IMS Health is a firm that provides marketing intelligence to pharmaceutical companies. The firm’s job is to keep the $800 […]

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Sick Brains in Teens – Is There A Root Cause?

Thursday, February 03, 2011 by: Dr Sherri Tenpenny   It’s been nearly a month since the nation’s attention was focused on Tucson, where five were killed and 13 injured , including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, several other shootings missed the mainstream news. Violence seems to be erupting among youths everywhere, from Los Angeles(1) to Omaha(2) to […]

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It’s Crazy to Criminalize Homelessness

Paul Boden Organizing Director, Western Regional Advocacy Project   WRAP has been documenting the increases of mentally ill people in local jails as a result of diminished funding for mental health treatment and housing, escalation of “nuisance crime” enforcement by police and private security, and expansion of mental health courts. The scale of this issue […]

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It's Crazy to Criminalize Homelessness

Paul Boden Organizing Director, Western Regional Advocacy Project   WRAP has been documenting the increases of mentally ill people in local jails as a result of diminished funding for mental health treatment and housing, escalation of “nuisance crime” enforcement by police and private security, and expansion of mental health courts. The scale of this issue […]

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How Congress helped created the very mental illness that resulted in the Giffords shooting

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger Editor of NaturalNews.com Giffords was assaulted while doing what more representatives in Washington should be doing:Talking with their constituents at homein a public place, right out in the open. In an age where many members of Congress hide behind closed doors and spend more time […]

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Pharma researchers working on drug to erase your memories

Tuesday, November 23, 2010 by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger Editor of NaturalNews.com   Drug researchers are working on a mind-altering chemical that could erase your memories. It’s all being pursued under the umbrella of “mental health” with claims that this could help victims of emotional trauma. The idea that you can “heal” a patient by […]

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Could This be the Key Factor Spiking the Rise in ADHD?

Close to 1 million children in the United States have potentially been misdiagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) — simply because they are the youngest, and therefore the most immature, in their kindergarten class. These children are significantly more likely to be prescribed behavior-modifying drugs such as Ritalin.  Such inappropriate treatment is particularly troubling […]

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