mental health

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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

A girl in her 20s takes a selfie. (credit: CBS Detroit, File)

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

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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Will Mental Health Issues Be A Factor In Sandy Hook Shooting?

The brother of Adam Lanza, the man responsible for the school massacre in Connecticut, reportedly told police that his brother suffered from mental health issues. Heather Irish, President of the MINDS program, says although it does not excuse the actions of the shooter, it may help officials understand why he did it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2012

Study: Physicians Have Higher Than Average Suicide Rates

A University of Michigan study shows what’s behind the higher than average number of physician suicides.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2012

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