Mental Health News Pickup for 26 June 2007

Daily Mental Health News Pick Up

From New Zealand

The exact cause of mental illness is not known and there are mental illnesses, which we can't prevent, but there are mental illnesses, which we can prevent.
Not trying to prevent babies having a mental illness is just sad...

http://www.stuff.co.nz/4107476a7144.html
High cost of a tipple on those in the womb
Stuff.co.nz - Wellington,New Zealand
The Dominion Post | Tuesday, 26 June 2007
Thirty years after foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) was first recognised, it is still the leading cause of mental retardation worldwide. Ruth Hill meets a health professional fighting for recognition of the problem in New Zealand...


From the world

http://www.bentoncourier.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5616
State's first lady visits to increase awareness of mental health
Benton Courier - Benton,AR,USA
Monday, 25 June 2007
Arkansas first lady Ginger Beebe made a stop Thursday at Benton’s First United Methodist Church during a state tour in which she is speaking with families about mental health awareness. Arkansas first lady Ginger Beebe made a stop Thursday at Benton’s First United Methodist Church during a state tour in which she is speaking with families about mental health awareness...


http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20070625/sars_recovery_070625/20070625?hub=Health
Many SARS survivors had poor mental recovery
CTV.ca - Canada
Updated Mon. Jun. 25 2007 4:14 PM ET CTV.ca News Staff
Most Canadians who survived SARS recovered well physically, but many had psychological problems and reported a lower quality of life one year later, finds a study in the Archives of Internal Medicine...

1 comments:

steve said...

That's great to hear that there are some effective pickups for mental health. These days mental health and disorder has been common and there are more tips in order to prevent at the same time.
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Steve
Addiction Recovery Arkansas

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