HealthDay News — Higher childhood blood lead levels are associated with more psychopathy during the life course, according to a study published online Jan. 23 in JAMA Psychiatry.
Aaron Reuben, from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and colleagues conducted a prospective cohort study based on a population-representative birth cohort of individuals born between April 1, 1972, and March 31, 1973. Participants were followed through age 38 years in December 2012. Adult mental health disorder symptoms were examined as the primary outcome as assessed Read More
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An October report from a national advocacy project gave North Carolina an “F” when it comes to statutes on treating mental and physical health similarly.
Nonetheless, Jennifer Snow, the national director of public policy for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, said identifying a statewide problem is tricky.
“You can imagine for someone going through a mental health crisis, dealing with paperwork is not an easy thing to do at that moment,” said Snow. “It’s really hard for the insurance commissioners Read More
I’m a full-time elected official. I have the great privilege of serving as a Pennsylvania State Representative for the people of the 132nd Legislative District, representing parts of Allentown and South Read More
It’s what led me to my current role, working with organizations in Read More
Charlotte firefighters, police address mental health initiatives, combating national suicide numbers
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – Low pay, multiple jobs, lack of sleep. The impact of the stress on first responders is not often talked about.
“[It’s]a lot greater than people realize,” Charlotte Fire Battalion Chief Andrew J. Starnes says.
It’s hard for the sights and sounds of the job not to be overwhelming.
“We have to deal with that that most people wouldn’t imagine,” Starnes says.
WBTV pulled numbers from multiple groups, and according to this data, more first Read More