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Could America Elect a Mentally Ill President?
Alex Thompson  |  POLITICO
While Americans have elected women, ethnic minorities and homosexual candidates, the line may be stubbornly drawn when it comes to electing those who’ve faced mental illness.

Digital Addiction On The Rise, Mental Health Experts Say
Brent McCluskey  I  the fix
In a society where it seems everyone is looking at some kind of digital device most of the time, how do we identify actual addiction? Mental health experts have identified telltale signs. 

'60 Minutes' Blames The Pharmaceutical Industry For America's Heroin Epidemic
Matthew Herper  |  Forbes
Can prescription opioid use for pain end up with heroin addiction? The potential exists, which is only one aspect of America’s complex relationship with drugs.

Like It or Not, Mental Health Is Everyone's Issue
Kathleen Reardon  |  Huffington Post
Numbers suggest that some kind of mental illness will impact most people. Will the commonplace nature of mental health challenges enable us to deal with them?

5 Lies Ruining Your Mental Health
Amy Morin  I  Inc. 
Is mental health a sign of weakness? Of course not, but that idea is just one of several myths keeping us from achieving better mental health.

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The Medicare Behavioral Health Failure

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Can Smartphones Make Psychiatry Smarter?

 

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