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Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa July 31, 2008

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comJul 31, 2008, 9:37 AM Google News Alert for: autism Why Factions in the Autism World Can’t “Just Get Along”About – News & Issues – New York,NY,USAThis morning, Caryn Sullivan of TwinCities.com posted an editorial on the subject of the autism community. Building on the Michael Savage controversy, […]

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Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa July 30, 2008

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comWed, Jul 30, 2008, 9:34 AMto wordDrag0n Google News Alert for: autism Poker Ride Will Benefit Autism SpeaksWetzel Chronicle – New Martinsville,WV,USABY AMY WITSCHEY, Editor Paden City residents Leslie Pierce and Tomela Paden both have children with autism, just like thousands of other parents across the …See all […]

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Oh The Stigma | White House weighs controversial plan on mental illness and mass shootings – The Washington Post

The proposal pushed by a former NBC chairman would monitor phones and watches of the mentally ill. Source: White House weighs controversial plan on mental illness and mass shootings – The Washington Post

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Association of Comorbid Mood and Anxiety Disorders With Autism Spectrum Disorder | Anxiety Disorders | JAMA Pediatrics | JAMA Network

This cohort study examines whether individuals with autism spectrum disorder are at greater risk for comorbid diagnoses of depression, anxiety, or bipolar disorder.   Alexandra C. Kirsch, PhD1; Andrea R. S. Huebner, PhD1,2; Sunil Q. Mehta, MD, PhD1,2; et alFlora R. Howie, MD2; Amy L. Weaver, MS3; Scott M. Myers, MD4; Robert G. Voigt, MD5; Slavica K. Katusic, MD3 Author Affiliations JAMA Pediatr. Published online December 2, 2019. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.4368   FullText Key PointsQuestion  What are the rates of comorbid mood […]

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5 Ways You Can Support Veterans’ Mental Health | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Due to the challenging lifestyle inherent to military life, veterans often experience mental health challenges such as PTSD, traumatic brain injury or depression. Here are a few ways you can help give back to them for their service. Source: 5 Ways You Can Support Veterans’ Mental Health | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

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Things Not to Say to a Parent of a Child with Mental Illness | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

As a parent who survived my son’s high-school years, while balancing care for his mental illness, I wanted to share some especially damaging comments that I heard from other parents, family members and school staff. If you hear any of these, I hope you know that your willingness to stand up for your child matters. […]

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NAMI Fresno Needs YOUR Voice. | Eve Reiland

Hi, I’m Eve Reiland. I’m a member of NAMI Fresno, and I’m reaching out today to ask for your help . NAMI Fresno provides incredible support to Fresno and surrounding communities. Because of NAMI Fresno classes, support groups and peer network, I have learned how to live a much better quality of life with PTSD, depression, […]