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Updates from the Federation of Families of SC.

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week 2013

Children’s mental health week is fast approching! Below you will find links for the CMHAW tool-kit, as well as the link to order your green ribbons and pins. Please make sure to check out the CMHAW tab at the top … Continue reading

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5 Most Common Mental Illnesses Share the Same Genes

An NIMH-funded study published online today in LancetExternal Link: Please review our disclaimer. reveals that the five most common disorders—autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disease, schizophrenia, and major depression—all share similar genetic components. “These disorders that we thought of … Continue reading

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50 YEARS AGO, PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY SENT A SPECIAL MESSAGE TO CONGRESS ABOUT THE STATE OF MENTAL HEALTH

Fifty years ago, on February 5, 1963, President John F. Kennedy sent a special message to Congress about the state of mental health. His statement led to meaningful change in the way Americans view mental health care. Reflecting on President … Continue reading

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