Minnesota Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities
Note: The groups with a star (*) next to their names sponsored an advocacy training program by Pete and Pam Wright. American Foundation for the Blind - Midwest 401 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 350 Chicago, Il 60611 (312) 396-4420 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: http://www.afb.org/ Arc Clay County 810...
Literature Review of School Crisis Intervention Research and Evaluation
In June 2002, a literature review of immediate, intermediate and long-term mental health services after school-related violence was conducted, exposing significant gaps in current knowledge and practice. While a number of immediate response protocols detailed actions taken at schools, such as... Positive Steps for Families in Crisis (and Those Heading That Way)
Crisis planning solutions for all family types faced with extraordinary challenges Dr. Rita Laws is a recognized authority on many issues related to challenging behaviors, and she is also the mother of 12 children (by birth and adoption). In her 24 years of advocacy, support, and education, she... Borderline Personality Disorder
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious mental illness characterized by pervasive instability in moods, interpersonal relationships, self-image, and behavior. This instability often disrupts family and work life, long-term planning, and the individual's sense of self-identity. Originally...
What Is the Third Leading Cause of Death for Teenagers?
May 16, 2008, 6:51 pm
What is the third leading cause of death for teenagers and young adults those from 15 to 24 years old? If you said suicide then you are correct. What causes teenagers or young adults with an unlimited future ahead of them to choose suicide over life? The number one cause of suicide in the United... Benefit to Nebraska Safe Haven Law
October 1, 2008, 6:58 am
The Nebraska Safe Haven law was a very badly written law and the results were predictable. The law was very open ended and allowed parents to surrender children up to the age of 18. Then intent was to allow birth mothers the opportunity to relinquish a child they could not care for and prevent... How to Find a Therapist with Birth Parent Experience
July 31, 2009, 4:42 pm
Hopefully I have convinced you that seeking help from a therapist is not a bad thing. I won't leave you hanging with that thought though; I'm going to give you some tips on how to seek out a therapist with experience in birth parent grief and loss. It's not an easy task but it is...
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SAMHSA works to improve the quality and availability of substance abuse prevention, alcohol and drug addiction treatment, and mental health services. Includes links to community programs, information resources, events and articles.
DMH has reorganized
The Department of Mental Health (DMH) Has Reorganized. Assembly Bill 102, signed by Governor Brown on June 28, 2011, directs the transfer of Medi-Cal related mental health services to the Department of Health Care Services.