Severe mental illness can be fatal. Here’s a solution Tulare County won’t consider 3/21/2019 Visalia Times
“Daily Marijuana Use and Highly Potent Weed Linked to Psychosis” NPR, March 19, 2019 7:32 PM ET RHITU CHATTERJEE
“F.D.A. Approves First Drug for Postpartum Depression The medication works quickly, within hours. But it’s an expensive infusion and requires a stay in a medical center.” Read More
“People Who Use These Words May Suffer from Depression: Sometimes the surefire signs are hiding in plain sight.” https://bestlifeonline.com/depression-words/
Smoking Stronger Weed Linked to Psychosis Risk https://www.menshealth.com/health/a26881903/smoking-stronger-weed-linked-to-psychosis-risk/
Newly prescribed ADHD medications may cause psychosis, study finds “Those who have taken the drug and tolerated it well, should not be concerned,” experts say. https://www.nbcnews.com/health/kids-health/common-adhd-medications-may-cause-psychosis-study-finds-n985616
FDA approves the first drug designed to treat postpartum depression https://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-postpartum-depression-drug-approved-20190319-story.html
FDA approves new nasal spray medication for treatment-resistant depression; available only at a certified doctor’s office or Read More
What is the NAMI Peer-to-Peer Education Program?
NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, 8-session course for adults living with mental health challenges. NAMI Peer‐to‐Peer provides an educational setting focused on recovery that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope. The NAMI Peer-to-Peer education program isFree and confidential Held once a week for two hours Taught by trained Peer Mentors living in recovery themselves A great resource for information on mental health and recovery
NAMI Glendale, the local organization of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Read More
“BACK STORY ‘They’re young and unhappy Mental health problems on the rise among American youth’” LA Times 3/19/2019
“The insanity defense isn’t available in every state. It should be” Editorial, LA Times 3/19/2019
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NAMI San Fernando Valley’s Free Speaker Night
La Tina Jackson DMH District Chief for Service Area 2
Come learn about what DMH has to offer, what’s new or in the pipeline for Service Area 2, and get your questions answered.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
7 pm to 8:45 pm
14545 Sherman Circle, Van Nuys, CA 91405
Park out front
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