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Channel 9 looks into mental health care for children

May 16, 2019

Updated: May 15, 2019 – 11:03 AM By Liz Foster WSOCTV https://www.wsoctv.com/news/channel-9-looks-into-mental-health-care-for-children/941131383 Recent research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association ranked North Carolina last when it comes to children getting mental health care they need. And, after disturbing allegations of mistreatment at some local treatment centers, there are fewer places for treatment more »

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Charlotte artists and advocates want to know: “R U OK?”

April 23, 2019 By Yen Duong NC Health News https://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2019/04/23/charlotte-artists-advocates-want-to-know-r-u-ok/ The storefront windows of The Evening Muse, an intimate Charlotte music venue, are completely covered in flyers for upcoming events. Among the open mics, comedians and music groups, a bright yellow speech bubble with neon letters reading “R U OK” stands out. R U OK, CLT? is more »

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NAMI Celebrates Extraordinary Record Of Growth & Announces New Leadership

4/14/19 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Celebrates-Extraordinary-Record-Of-Growth-Announces-New-Leadership Today, the NAMI Board of Directors has announced the resignation of its Chief Executive Officer, Mary Giliberti, as she departs to pursue more time with her family. “For forty years, NAMI has worked to build better lives for people affected by mental illness. Mary’s work in this pursuit has propelled the mental more »

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CBT For Psychosis: Approaches Families Can Use

Apr. 15, 2019 By David Kingdon, M.D. and Douglas Turkington, M.D. NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/April-2019/CBT-for-Psychosis-Approaches-Families-Can-Use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is gradually becoming recognized and available as a psychological approach to mental health problems. But what exactly is it? Well, CBT works with thoughts (cognitions) and behaviors to help with mental health problems. It’s becoming increasingly famous, particularly for teaching more »

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Churches being used to help tackle mental illness

May 13, 2019

By Dedrick Russell | May 13, 2019 at 6:45 PM EDT – Updated May 13 at 8:51 PM CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – May is Mental Health Awareness Month and some local churches are answering the call. About 25 churches have teamed up with Monarch to help people in the pews. Monarch is a company that specializes in more »

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