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  • n  any disease of the mind; the psychological state of someone who has emotional or behavioral problems serious enough to require psychiatric intervention
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    Housing is a key issue for nonworking persons with mental illness, since often we can't afford to pay much rent on the public benefits we get. Simply renting a room is sometimes unaffordable. This means that many of us are forced for economic reasons to live in an institutional situation.
    June 21, 2013 - The Berkeley Daily Planet
  • Mental Health Writer and Speaker Tanya J. Peterson to Discuss Mental Illness and Her Novel Leave of Absence on ...
    Tanya J. Peterson and Dr. Chris Gorman, two mental health professionals working in very different ways to reduce the stigma of mental illness, come together on June 24th for a lively talk about mental illness, behavioral health centers, and what these are like for people who experience them. The conversation is open to the world on the online radio station Beautiful Minds. (PRWeb June 21, 2013 ...
    June 21, 2013 - PRWeb
  • Mental-illness services vary
    For the estimated 1 in 4 who suffer from mental illness, access to treatment and services varies widely among Ohio’s 88 counties. “In some places, access to care is very limited and may not be available at all if you don’t have (health coverage),” said Tracy Plouck, director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health. Expanding access to services and overcoming the stigma of mental illness would go ...
    June 20, 2013 - The Columbus Dispatch

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