Mental Health

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Category: Parenting

See Also: mental health services, National Institute of Mental Health, National Mental Health Association

Articles About "Mental Health"

Illinois Committed to Preserving Adoptions
*"He was verbally abusing us, telling us he hated us, out of control. He had a strong desire to find his birth parents." *"I had gone everywhere I could think of for help. No one had the proper help for us until the adoption services. Our whole family had become dysfunctional. Our marriage was...
Research on Full-Service Schools and Students with Disabilities
Full-service schools have been described as one-stop centers in which the educational, physical, psychological, and social requirements of students and their families are addressed in a coordinated, collaborative manner using school and community services and supports (Dryfoos, 1994). In the...
When Children Have Children
Babies born in the U.S. to teenage mothers are at risk for long-term problems in many major areas of life, including school failure, poverty, and physical or mental illness. The teenage mothers themselves are also at risk for these problems. Teenage pregnancy is usually a crisis for the pregnant...
Girl Power! State-by-State:
State-by-State Programs Rhode Island Providence, Rhode Island The Rhode Island Office of the Governor and the Rhode Island Department of Human Services sponsor Girl Power! Day, a day designed to bring attention to the issues and challenges facing girls; promote healthy, positive lifestyles; and...

"Mental Health" in the News

Durbin says U.S unprepared for lingering military mental health challenges
Illinois senator, Missouri Sen. Blunt push more mental health services on military and civilian fronts.
Mental health counselling on NHS will be a right, says Burnham
Shadow health secretary highlights cuts and 'biggest unaddressed health challenge' as he pledges Labour solution A Labour government will enshrine the right to counselling for mental health problems in the NHS constitution, just as people have a right to drugs and treatment for mental...
Domestic abuse linked to mental health problems in new mothers
Domestic abuse is closely linked to postpartum mental health problems, including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, in mothers, new research confirms. The research also found that specific types of abuse are associated with specific mental health problems. "The sheer scope of the...
Mental health cop calls on the rise in Port Moody
Port Moody police officers are seeing an increase in the number of calls involving people with mental health concerns. And now the department is looking at ways to increase the effectiveness of their response while also reducing the strain on police resources.

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"Mental Health" in the Adoption Blogs

Why Foster to Adopt
April 23, 2013, 8:24 pm
I was adopted at age 18 months by my foster parents. They had received me as a foster child at age 4 months and in the 1970's, foster parents weren't encouraged to adopt the children they cared for so this was an anomaly at that time. My parents continued to take foster children my entire time...
Taking Care of Yourself While Sorting through Your Options
November 14, 2011, 3:34 pm
Taking care of yourself is one of the most important things you can do, especially if you're pregnant--whether it's a planned or unplanned pregnancy. However, this may be difficult to do while you're sorting through your unplanned pregnancy options. The process of sorting through your options can...
Did Ted Bundy Have RAD?
June 23, 2013, 11:02 pm
It's a long story, but I just finished reading a book about Ted Bundy. The book I read,†The Stranger Beside Me, was written by Ann Rule, a former Seattle cop-turned-writer who just happened to work with Ted Bundy on a suicide hotline in the early 1970s. Ms. Rule had already started researching...
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"Mental Health" in the Adoption Forums

bio & mental health treatment
April 3, 2014, 4:38 pm
Never had a Bio that was already being seen/treated by mental health. Does that have much bearing on the case??? New experience for me. This was already in place before child was taken; however Bio's had only had child for a few weeks when taken. I have seen some posts were Bio's were not...
How are you defining 'Difficulties' please??
April 5, 2014, 1:06 pm
How are you defining 'Difficulties' please?? Could you possibly share what some of your fears or anxieties are please?? Kids are removed for varying reasonings. As a Foster Family, you are able to choose, but alot of Removal reasonings are sometimes extremely very unfair, unjustified, or...
I missed this place... Update.. RAD, SA and Adoption Oh my!
April 2, 2014, 9:27 am
It has been so crazy lately. Princess has pushed every button I have, and many I didn't know I had. I have considered disrupting, I have considered giving up, I have even put my self in timeout. There are a few rules, she is undoubtedly obsessed with not following. Staying in bed during nap...
April 1, 2014, 7:19 pm
Dear Parent: We are seeking volunteers to participate in a research study about how a parentís level of trust in individuals of different cultures can affect their decision to accept a diagnosis and/or mental health services for their child. Do you meet the following requirements? 1.Are you...

Stories About "Mental Health"

Adoptive Motherís Story
Hi, I am 38 years old, and because my husband and I couldn't have children, we adopted two beautiful children, siblings, 4 years ago. Our family was perfect ,so we thought.Our son at the time of...
Practicing Caution in Adoption
Last year, the story of our traumatic decision to find a guardian family for our daughter was sensationalized by the media, painting us as giving away our child. What really happened was that we...
A Wall Against the Pain
While adoption as it is today is not perfect, believe me when I tell you it has come a long way from the way it used to be. In a way, I envy the young birthmothers of today that they get the...

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