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MENTAL HEALTH

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Study: Women More Likely Than Men To Seek Mental Health Help

According to a new study, women are more likely than men to seek help for mental health issues.

06/30/2014

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La. Bill Requires Women Seeking Abortions To Get Mental Health Info Before Procedure

Anti-abortion lawmakers want women seeking the procedure in Louisiana to get pamphlets describing possible psychological effects, the illegality of coerced abortions and services available to human trafficking victims.

04/09/2014

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Geoff Miller: “95% Of The Work I Do Is Working With High Level People That Get In Their Own Way”

Geoff Miller, Mental Skills Coach for the Atlanta Braves,. Geoff cleared the table and shared that he’s not a “sports psychologist”, but a mental skills coach. Geoff explained that “it’s not his job to be […]

92.9 The Game–03/24/2014

English study finds children with frequent nightmares or night terrors are more likely to suffer psychotic episodes as adults. (Getty Images)

Kids’ Nightmares Linked To Adult Psychoses

Children who experience frequent nightmares and terrors are more likely to suffer hallucinations and delusions as adults.

03/04/2014

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Study: Mental Health Patients Up To 4 Times More Likely To Contract HIV

A new study has fond that mental health patients are up to four times more likely to contract HIV than the general population.

02/20/2014

Study finds heavy consumption of alcohol can cause a more rapid mental decline in middle-aged men. (Getty Images)

Drinking Linked To Faster Mental Decline In Men

Risk is greater for middle-age men who drink heavily.

01/16/2014

Exposure to more natural, green space in cities and towns can deliver large, long-lasting benefits to the mental health of the people living in the area. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Study: Living By Green Spaces Improves Long-Term Mental Health

Exposure to more natural, green space in cities and towns can deliver large, long-lasting benefits to the mental health of the people living in the area.

01/07/2014

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Too Much Truth – The Truth Behind The Holiday Blues

Have you notice that when the holidays comes around, the news seem to report more stores of robberies, family murders and suicide. Why is it that people become more depressed around the “most wonderful time […]

WAOK-AM–12/26/2013

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Dekalb County Offers A Mental Health Training Course

The Dekalb Community Service Board is offering a daylong program deigned to identify and help people in crisis. The course will provide education in mental health first aid at Richardson Health Center in Decatur on […]

WAOK-AM–10/18/2013

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Atlanta Up Close Talks Washington Navy Yard Shooting and African-American Mental Health Care

In light of the traumatic shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, Cynthia Mallard will be discussing issues that may have contributed to Aaron Alexis’ open fire on civilians. Aaron Alexis was a 34-year-old military contractor […]

WAOK-AM–09/18/2013

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