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Universities are hiring more psychologists and psychiatrists as demand for mental-health services soars, but students in some cases are footing much of the bill.

Good mental health for all. Dedicated to finding and addressing the sources of mental health problems.

A daily collection of mental health tweets from across Missouri by MSPP

July is Minority Mental Health Month! Mental Health America is proud to recognize July as Minority Mental Health Month. Check out the infographic below for some quick facts about mental health and mental illness within minority populations. If you think you or a loved-one may be experiencing signs of a mental illness, visit to take a free, quick and confidential screen for depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, PTSD, and/or Alcohol or Substance Use problems.

Depression, schizophrenia, suicidal feelings—too often, these experiences stay private. These speakers who’ve struggled with mental illness boldly share their stories, in hopes that others don’t feel so alone.

Why do we need mental health reform
The prevalence of mental health and substance use disorders in the United States is alarming. In the past year alone, over 68 million Americans experienced a mental or behavioral health problem. This is more than 20 percent of the total population of the United States. Lifetime rates of mental health disorders are much higher, with some estimates approaching 50…

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The Affordable Care Act was never meant to mend every crack in the system. It did zero in on the insurance side of reform — but there’s still a lot of heartbreak.

Mental illnesses affect women and men differently — some disorders are more common in women, and some express themselves with different symptoms.

Why we need to include fathers in conversations about family wellbeing.

[Solomon Carter Fuller] - Images from Wikipedia Solomon Carter Fuller, M.D. (1872–1953)

Dozens of games and apps claim to improve your memory or make you smarter or reduce stress. But do they really? Developers say the next step is clinically valid proof of cognitive gains.

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act as we cope with life. Learn more.

I remember the first time I became aware of my own struggles with mental health. I couldn't eat, I couldn't sleep, I isolated myself from my peers and I was extremely irritable and always frustrated with the world and with my life. I was 16 years old when I came to the conclusion that I could no longer handle the life that I was given and I became suicidal. I was consumed and obsessed with the thought of ending my life, and I…

Mental health suffers from a major image problem. One in every 4 people experiences mental health issues — yet we’re not very informed when it comes to talking about the topic. Hear fro…

Welcome back to another edition of YAs That Get it Right, in which pros weigh in on YA books they think nailed an aspect of the human experience. Since May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I asked some of my favorite authors of mental health YA, as well as (and including) authors who are also menta