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Robin Williams' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is seen, August 11, 2014, in Hollywood, California.  Academy Award-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead in his Marin County home earlier today of an apparent suicide. He was 63 years old. AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck        (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

I Hope That The Robin Williams Tragedy Can Save Others’ Lives [BLOG]

Depression and mental illness is a problem that affects millions of Americans each year, and what is the scariest of all of it is that so many are afraid, unwilling or feel like they are unable to get the help they need.

CBS Detroit–08/11/2014

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Court Orders Exam Of Judge’s Mental Health

The judge’s attorney, Brian Einhorn, says the judge went on leave earlier this year because of a physical problem and remains off the bench.

CBS Detroit–07/18/2014

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Tried Meditation? Just 25 Minutes A Day May Relieve Stress

New research finds an almost instant way to short-circuit stress.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2014

Local Doctor Making Strides In Fight Against Mental Illness

A Metro Detroit doctor will be in the national spotlight tonight, to present some groundbreaking research into a crippling childhood psychiatric disorder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2014

Mother’s Day Flower Sale In Holly Supports A Great Cause

A Detroit-area treatment center dedicated to helping people recover from mental illness is hosting its annual flower sale just in time for Mother’s Day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2014

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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

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

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