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Public Input Sought In State Mental Health System Overhaul

The Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority is hosting a series of community forums around Wayne County,

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2014

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Study: Your Mood On Social Media May Be Contagious

Researchers analyzed over one billion status updates among more than 100 million Facebook users.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2014

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Mich. Mental Health Panel Makes Recommendations

One change recommended by the commission is to eradicate the phrase “mental retardation” from Michigan laws.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2014

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Depressed? How To Get Help For The Holidays

Tom Watkins, CEO of Detroit-Wayne Mental Health Authority, says with the holidays come stress and depression, causing a rise in domestic violence and suicide cases.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/24/2013

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Like Snapping Pics Of Yourself? You May Suffer From Selfie Syndrome

“It’s a way of looking for affirmation; it’s a way of seeking approval …”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2013

Walk Now For Autism Speaks

CBS 62′s Guide to the 2013 Walk Now For Autism Speaks

Come out and join CBS 62 as we, once again, team up with our friends at Autism Speaks to Walk Now for Autism Speaks – and support autism research and awareness!

CBS 62–09/09/2013

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War Vet Gets Prison For Robbery In Macomb County

A U.S. veteran who served in Iraq has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after a judge rejected pleas for probation and mental health treatment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2013

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Stabenow Turns Gun Debate Into Mental Health Bills

Stabenow is pushing bills that she says polls show the vast majority of Americans — including the National Rifle Association — support. And that’s expanding access to mental health care.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2013

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Mental Health Board Won’t Discipline Its CEO

A board overseeing a mental health organization that serves several counties in Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula has decided not to discipline its top official after a finding from the state that profoundly disabled adults were put at risk during bus rides.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2013

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Snyder Eyes Mental Health Makeover, GOP Skeptical

Gov. Rick Snyder’s plan to fill the gaps of Michigan’s mental health care system might lie in his ability to convince lawmakers to expand Medicaid to provide 500,000 residents with coverage under the federal Affordable Health Care Act.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2013

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