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"Sleep drunkenness" affects 1 in 7 people, many of them sufferers of mental illness who take medication, a new study shows.
The power of exercise has another benefit for teens and tweens: Helping to ward off depression and improve self-esteem.
The mental health first-aid program was first researched and launched in Australia, and has been in the U.S. for the last 4 to 5 years. Rhonda Williams, a licensed clinical social worker, is one of the mental health first-aid instructors for the City of Alexandria. She says the city has been offering the mental health first-aid classes for about two years.
The D.C. area has recently been rocked by a series of cases in which young people ended their lives. Now, a Virginia state senator, whose son took his own life, is pressing ahead with efforts to address the sensitive issue.
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Virginia mental health workers have a new tool to find psychiatric beds for people being held for treatment under emergency custody orders.
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