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Upcoming Events for May 2014

May is a busy month here at Federation of Families of SC!  May 2nd and 3rd – Leadership Training – Winnsboro May 4th-10th – Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week May 16th-18th – Parent Support Provider Training – Columbia Please let … Continue reading

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ADHD Diagnoses Increased More Than 50% in a Decade

In 2011, eleven percent of school-age children had been diagnosed with ADHD That’s sixteen percent more than in 2007 and 53 percent more than a decade ago, according to a New York Times analysis of new data from the Center … Continue reading

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Top Ten Takeaways from the 2014 Annual NIMH OPP Conference

10. The suicide rate (an adverse outcome of having a mental illness) remains unchanged in the past two decades, while other medical issues like stroke, AIDS, and heart disease have steadily declined. 9. We need to reframe our way of … Continue reading

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