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Does a loved one have a mental disorder?

How do I know it's a mental illness

How Do I Know if My [Parent, Child, Sibling, Friend, Co-Worker] Has a Mental Disorder? Many people with mental health disorders and their loved ones know that May is Mental Health Month and this year marks its 70th

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Dayton tornado damage
from Wochit News

mental health and natural disasters

When tornadoes struck the Dayton region over Memorial Day weekend, the lives and livelihoods of thousands of people were at the very least upended, if not destroyed. Days later, people are still trying to find basics -

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stop bullying

Kindness and other things to prevent bullying

Even though it's been years, I remember the punches like they just happened. I was in the fourth grade, and it was the last day of school before summer break. It was also my last day at this particular school, because

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13 Reasons Why series on Netflix

'13 Reasons Why': Parents and Kids Need to Talk About the Series

Season 2 of the widely discussed Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" is out, and - like the first season - is generating a lot of discussion. This time around, it seems to be starting out with a more positive tone. You

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NAMI In Our Own Voice

'In Our Own Voice' gives voice to mental illness

Gayle Sisson always loved public speaking. But she never thought that love would lead her to talking about her own mental health issues in public. She’s been talking about them to various groups now for the past six

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School Shooting Threats

The FBI has done extensive research and profiling of school shooters and they note that “all threats and all threateners are not equal” but all threats must be taken seriously and assessed. Yet, the FBI reports,

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