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Mental health programs expand to serve rural Oregon youth

May 16, 2019

By: KTVZ.COM news sources Posted: Apr 11, 2019 04:11 PM PDT Updated: Apr 11, 2019 04:16 PM PDT KTVZ PORTLAND, Ore. – The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Oregon announced Thursday that it has partnered with the Ford Family Foundation to expand two proven mental health education programs serving youth in rural communities in Oregon. NAMI more »

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Record number of mentally ill people in Oregon charged with crimes

Published 6:50 a.m. PT April 23, 2019 | Updated 9:23 a.m. PT April 23, 2019 By Associated Press Statesman Journal PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon set a record in 2018 for the number of criminal defendants who are so mentally ill they cannot stand trial. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Oregon State Hospital admissions data shows 718 defendants were made patients more »

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CBT For Psychosis: Approaches Families Can Use

Apr. 15, 2019 By David Kingdon, M.D. and Douglas Turkington, M.D. NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/April-2019/CBT-for-Psychosis-Approaches-Families-Can-Use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is gradually becoming recognized and available as a psychological approach to mental health problems. But what exactly is it? Well, CBT works with thoughts (cognitions) and behaviors to help with mental health problems. It’s becoming increasingly famous, particularly for teaching more »

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Study: One in Six U.S. Children Has a Mental Illness

April 9, 2019

March 18, 2019 03:05 pm By Michael Devitt AAFP A recent analysis(jamanetwork.com) of 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health data published online in JAMA Pediatrics indicated that as many as one in six U.S. children between the ages of 6 and 17 has a treatable mental health disorder such as depression, anxiety problems or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The more »

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Four Lessons From Four Years Of Therapy

Apr. 01, 2019 By Laurie Katz https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/April-2019/Four-Lessons-From-Four-Years-of-Therapy I’ve now been in therapy for four years. I talk about four years a lot. It’s an important number in my life. After I was raped in 2011, I suffered in silence for just under four years. It happened at college in Chicago by a fellow student on more »

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