Mental Health News Pickup for 21 June 2007

Today's Mental Health News Pick Up

From New Zealand

Sorry, no news pick up from New Zealand today.

From the World

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Childhood mental health problems 'rising'
Wednesday, 20 Jun 2007 12:00 ( - London,UK)
There has been a 100 per cent increase in the prevalence of emotional problems and conduct disorders since the 1930s, a new study has warned.
Improvements To Children's Mental Health Services
By: Welsh Assembly Government on Jun 20 2007 14:30:36 ( - Hickory,NC,USA)
Plans to improve local access to child and adolescent mental health services in South Wales have been unveiled by Health Commission Wales...

It sounds Australia doing well over Mental Health services.
Mental health services get a boost
June 21, 2007 - 12:40PM (The Age - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia)
Young people with mental illnesses will have access to more frontline services in NSW, with the state government committing an additional $6 million in funding...,23599,21938192-1702,00.html
Mental health unit for new mums opened
June 20, 2007 04:08pm ( - Australia)
AN Australian-first mental health facility for new mothers was opened in Perth today...

I think the future mental health services will be/need to be available online and that is one of the reasons I started this site.
Psych Central and Mental Health America Announce Revolutionary Partnership
By: Psych Central News Editor on Wednesday, Jun, 20, 2007 ( - Boston,MA,USA)
Mental Health America, the nation’s leading non-profit mental health organization, and Psych Central today announced that the two organizations are partnering to create the first comprehensive online mental health social and information network...
Scotland’s mental health successes
(The Herald - Glasgow,Scotland,UK)
I'd like to endorse the comments made about the stigma of mental illness by Sheila Hollins, president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. (June 20) As she says, there is "no health without mental health"- yet stigma discourages people from seeking help and impairs their chances of recovery...