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FDA Approves Medications For Tardive Dyskinesia

October 3, 2017

September 28, 2017 | By Ken Duckworth, M.D. Tardive dyskinesia (TD) is a movement disorder that occurs in some people who take first-generation antipsychotics (such as haloperidol, chlorpromazine), and to a lesser degree, second-generation antipsychotics (such as aripiprazole or paliperidone). TD results in repetitive, involuntary movements commonly of the face, lips and limbs. Movement disorders were more »

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Five Mental Health Signals You Should Never Ignore

September 26, 2017 | There are hundreds of symptoms which can indicate a mental health issue is developing, but it can be difficult to know when to pay attention to them and when they are not a concern. Here is a relatively simple way to be able to assess whether you are experiencing mental more »

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Mental health screening kiosk installed in North Carolina town

September 29, 2017

September 29, 2017 | By Retail Customer Experience A mental health screening kiosk has been installed at the Human Services Center in Bayboro, North Carolina as part of the Access Point screening program from Trillium Health Resources, according to WNCT-TV. The Access Point Screening Program is designed to provide people with access to anonymous, evidence-based more »

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Carolina Outreach Provides an Urgent Care Alternative for Psychiatric Crisis

September 13, 2017 | By Rose Hoban Where do people go when they sprain an ankle? Or when they have a mysterious rash or a sore throat? Increasingly, when people can’t get into their doctors’ offices in a timely way, they walk into urgent care centers. These places aren’t emergency rooms, but a patient can more »

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Rules Of The Road For Succeeding In College With A Mood Disorder

September 1, 2017

August 23, 2017 | By Sharon Carnahan, Ph.D. You’ve done it! High school is over and it’s time for college. Everyone is just so proud… and you’re alternating between wildly optimistic and sure of certain failure. As a person with a diagnosed mood disorder, you just barely survived high school—and that’s no exaggeration. Maybe you’ve more »

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