Understanding and Managing Anxiety Disorder

Here is a great article from www.realwarriors.net on Understanding and Managing Anxiety Disorder Print PDF

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Recreational marijuana use associated with increased impulsivity and hostility in daily life.

Despite high levels of marijuana use in the U.S., little is known about the effects of recreational marijuana use on daily life. In a recent study of recreational marijuana users, marijuana use was correlated with increased impulsivity on the day of use and the following day. Participants also reported higher hostility ratings – for bothRead More

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Maintaining a balanced lifestyle while living with a mental illness

Check out this informative article written by SARDAA Board Member Dustin DeMoss on maintaining a balanced lifestyle while living with a mental illness. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dustin-demoss/balanced-life_b_6918220.html Print PDF

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A recent paper reports findings on the reduction in life expectancy among people with mental illness

A recent paper reports findings on the reduction in life expectancy among people with mental illness relative to the general population. National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Director Thomas Insel discusses the magnitude and reasons for this excess mortality. http://www.nimh.nih.gov/about/director/2015/mortality-and-mental-disorders.shtml <http://www.nimh.nih.gov/about/director/2015/mortality-and-mental-disorders.shtml> Print PDF

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‘Invisible’ Disabilities Require Employers To Be Sensitive, Remain Legally Vigilant

‘Invisible’ Disabilities Require Employers To Be Sensitive, Remain Legally Vigilant Please click here to read the article: Invisible disabilites Print PDF

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Amazing characters reveal their mental health diagnoses and their paths to overcome them

EPISODE: SCHIZOPHRENIA Brandon Staglin went from brilliant engineering student to institutionalized. Over the next decade he fought his way back, to help found a leading brain research organization. Click here: http://mentalhealthchannel.tv/episode/schizophrenia to view this inspirational personal and family story. Print PDF

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SA has been nominated for the 3rd Annual Scattergood Foundation Innovation Award.

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Local Recruitment (Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia) – How does Puberty Affect Brain Development?

Your healthy child age 8, 12 or 13, is invited to participate in an NIH outpatient research study that examines how puberty affects brain development. Participation includes 1-3 day outpatient visits to the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland every 8-10 months until age 17, for a physical examination, body measurements, questionnaires, MRI scans, bloodRead More

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myCME.com: Schizophrenia Medication Case Clinic

Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotic Medications for Schizophrenia: Changing Our Paradigms

TITLE: Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotic Medications for Schizophrenia: Changing Our Paradigms OVERALL DESCRIPTION: Approximately 1.1% of the population worldwide has schizophrenia, a prevalence that is relatively high due to the chronic nature and early onset of this disorder. Adherence to antipsychotic medication is crucial for minimizing the symptoms of schizophrenia and maximizing the patient’s function inRead More

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SARDAA Volunteers Recognized at Tom Braxton CD Launch Party

Tom playing from the “bridge”

A CD Launch Party for Tom Braxton was held at the home of SARDAA executive Director, Linda Stalters & Russ Stalters and was co-hosted by Dr. Jim and Sandy Anderson. Tom Braxton and Gianna, the vocalist has performed at the last two SARDAA Gala’s, Jazz On My Mind.  Tom Braxton and his wife, Sharon, areRead More

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