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June 2011

Youth

Mental Illness is a Top Concern for Youth Around the World

A new study released by the World Health Organization revealed that mental illness is the leading cause of disability among youth.

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Family Support

Family and Loved Ones Help Provide the Best Medicine

The support of one's family proves to be vital in an individual's recovery from mental illness. With family acceptance and help, the outcome for an individual living with mental illness is greatly improved.

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Disasters

After Disasters, Survivors Now Face Issues with Mental Health

Natural disasters around the world have had an enormous impact on countless people in the past few months. Beneath the physical destruction are longlasting psychological scars.

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NAMI Bookshelf

NAMI Bookshelf

June 2011

Including a review of the production/workshop Now What?! and the books ADD Stole My Car Keys: The Surprising Ways Adult Attention Deficit Disorder affects your life... and strategies for creating a life you love, Long Shot: My Bipolar Life and the Horses Who Saved Me by Sylvia Harris and The Common Loon by Rachel Corday.

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Further Reading

New 9/11 Fund May Not Pay to Treat Mental Illness

A Schizophrenic, a Slain Worker, Troubling Questions

For Veterans in Rural Areas, Health Care Can Be a Battle

For Soldiers With PTSD, A Profound Daily Struggle

ADHD Increases Risk of Substance Abuse



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