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While caring for a child with mental health needs it is important to take care of yourself

Staying Well When You Have a Mental Illness: When you have a mental illness, you may not realize how important your overall health is to your recovery. Having poor overall health can get in the way and make recovery harder. … Continue reading

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NEW STUDY SHOWS THAT MOST SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT PROGRAMS ACCEPT PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE

A nationwide survey of substance abuse treatment facilities reveals that in 2008 nearly two-thirds (65 percent) accepted some private health insurance payment. The survey, conducted by SAMHSA, also indicated that there were significant differences in the level of private insurance … Continue reading

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MOST TEENS WITH EATING DISORDERS GO WITHOUT TREATMENT

About three percent of U.S. adolescents are affected by an eating disorder, but most do not receive treatment for their specific eating condition, according to a study by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) published online ahead of print … Continue reading

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