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May Is Mental Health Awareness Month

May Is Mental Health Awareness Month

Spring has sprung, and with it comes May and Mental Health Awareness Month. It’s a time to shine a light on the importance of mental well-being, to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health conditions, and to remind everyone that taking care of our minds is just as...

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Halloween and Mental Health, ABC7

Halloween and Mental Health, ABC7

Nicole Siegfried PhD, CEDS, joined abc7 for Mental Health Monday. She spoke on how certain costumes could be triggering and how costumes depicting mental illness (i.e. psych ward patients) adds to the stigma around mental illness. From haunted hause psych ward mazes...

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Antipsychotic Drugs in Nursing Homes

Antipsychotic Drugs in Nursing Homes

Stephanie G. Thompson, director of clinical operations for Lightfully Behavioral Health, spoke with US News about antipsychotic drugs used to treat certain mental health disorders. Recent reports suggest these powerful drugs may be overused in treating older adults in...

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