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Being Lonely Means You're 29% More Likely to Have a Heart Attack
Mandy Oaklander  |  Time Magazine
It also means you’re 32 percent more susceptible to stroke, making loneliness as debilitating to health as anxiety and job stress. 

A Potent Side Effect of the Flint Water Crisis: Mental Health Problems
Abby Goodnough and Scott Atkinson  | The New York Times
A team of behavioral health specialists began addressing polluted water-related stress and anxiety in the Michigan city this past February.

Can technology transform mental health care?
Irv Lichtenwald  |  Healthcare IT News
Mental and behavioral health care is using technology wherever possible to try and make up for $5 billion in reduced funding.

Is Telemedicine The Key To Making Addiction Treatment Work?
D'Arcy Guerin Gue  |  HIT Consultant
Remote treatment emerges as an effective way to both cut costs and monitor patients after release from treatment facilities.  

Social media and mental health
Sara Ashley O'Brien |  CNN Money
There is potential harm in all those Facebook posts that make it seem like everyone is living a happier, more fulfilled life than you are.

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Addiction treatment is booming and under-regulated

Telepsychiatry is Rising in Popularity, Despite Hurdles

A Dearth of Psychiatric Beds


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