SPBH BLOG

What Does Mental Illness Feel Like?

May 1, 2016
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Do You Know What Mental Illness Feels Like? We often hear the clinical terms used by doctors and other professionals to identify the symptoms of mental illnesses…but if someone hasn’t gone through it, would they know how to recognize it? So often, clinical terms don’t do justice to what life…

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HHS report: Medicaid expansion could improve behavioral health

March 31, 2016
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This article by Daniel Ducassi appeared in Politico on Mar. 28, 2016. We thought it would be informative for our clients and our community. Medicaid Expansion Could Help 2.8 Million Floridians Who Suffer From Mental Illness A report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released Monday found that…

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What is Mental Illness?

March 27, 2016
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The Many Faces of Mental Illness Mental illness is everywhere—affecting one in five adults every year (National Alliance of Mental Health – NAMI), and one in 20 people copes with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder.  It’s time we stop sweeping the issue under the carpet and…

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