Mental Health

Parkland commission urges boost in mental health funding
October 31, 2019

November 1, 2019



TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A commission investigating the Parkland school shooting is calling for improved mental health services, including more funding, to help schoolchildren deal with the st...
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Insufficient evidence that medicinal cannabinoids improve mental health
October 29, 2019
Meta-analysis finds inadequate evidence that cannabinoids relieve depression, anxiety disorders, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, Tourette syndrome, post-traumatic stress disorder, or psychosis.
The most comprehensive analysis of medicinal cannabinoids and their impact on six...
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South African study highlights links between low language ability and poor mental health
September 6, 2019
One of the first studies of its kind focusing on South African children's language ability and mental health outcomes, has found clear evidence for a link between low language ability and depression in young people.
The study, published today in the journal from researchers at the Un...
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Accurately describing mental health disorders
July 16, 2019
A Rutgers University researcher contributed to the first study to seek input from people with common mental health issues on how their disorders are described in diagnostic guidelines.
The study, which was conducted by researchers in the United Kingdom and the United States in collabo...
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Are mental health diagnoses 'scientifically meaningless'?
July 11, 2019
A study that analyzed key contents of a classic mental health handbook has questioned whether psychiatric diagnosis to identify distinct conditions has any scientific value.
A paper describes how researchers found many inconsistencies and ...
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3 common drugs can reduce severe mental health symptoms
January 11, 2019
A new study revealed that three common drugs normally used to treat cardiovascular problems or diabetes could also aid in the treatment of some serious mental health conditions, such as schizophrenia.
Scientists at University College London...
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Mental Health
September 4, 2018
Report Roundup

"School Safety Task Force Report: 2018"


September 4, 2018

, according to a state task force report posted online last week.
The report r...
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Educators Need Mindfulness. Their Mental Health May Depend On It.
August 19, 2018



In a very powerful and popular guest post (Finding Common Ground. 2018) called, ...
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ISCRDconnect (Video): Trauma-Informed IEPs
April 15, 2018
Learn about considerations for students with IEPs who may have experienced trauma. Ensure the best outcomes for your students and arm yourself with knowledge from an industry expert. ISCRDconnect is a series of video learning sessions designed to share best practices and innovative programs in the f...
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ISCRDconnect (Video): Student Mental Health Trends and Considerations
April 5, 2018
Learn from a school psychologist about national mental health trends and things to consider to ensure you're providing the needed resources for your students. ISCRDconnect is a series of video learning sessions designed to share best practices and innovative programs in the fields of special educati...
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