FDA Approves First Postpartum Depression Drug

April 9, 2019

Posted: Mar. 20, 2019 8:37 AM Updated: Mar. 20, 2019 1:04 PM Posted By: CNN https://www.wlfi.com/content/news/507402562.html For the first time in history, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug specifically indicated for the treatment of postpartum depression, which experts say offers new hope to women and physicians. On Tuesday, the FDA announced more »

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For student-athletes, pain goes beyond the physical

4/1/19, 9:27PM By Madeline Coleman The Daily Tar Heel https://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2019/04/student-athlete-mental-health0321 The beat echoed throughout Carmichael Arena, bringing fans of all ages to their feet. The North Carolina gymnastics team looked up at the audience every so often during their floor routines, smiling at the fans’ reactions. It’s the gymnasts’ favorite thing to see. The sight more »

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Four Lessons From Four Years Of Therapy

Apr. 01, 2019 By Laurie Katz https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/April-2019/Four-Lessons-From-Four-Years-of-Therapy I’ve now been in therapy for four years. I talk about four years a lot. It’s an important number in my life. After I was raped in 2011, I suffered in silence for just under four years. It happened at college in Chicago by a fellow student on more »

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NAMI Joins 16 Patient Groups To Protect Access To Health Care

4/2/19 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Joins-16-Patient-Groups-to-Protect-Access-to-Health-Care Arlington, VA — NAMI and 16 national organizations representing millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions filed an amicus curiae (“friend-of-the-court”) brief on April 1 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in the case Texas v. United States. This is the appeal of a District Court’s ruling to invalidate the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA). If the more »

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Mental health document allows patients to retain choice during crisis

March 14, 2019

TAKE CHARGE-Faith Ryhne works as a peer support specialist to walk people through the process of filling out a psychiatric advance directives for mental health care. Photo by Brooke Randle When Faith Rhyne needed help to head off an oncoming mental health crisis, she turned to emergency health providers. But before she knew it, she was being more »

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