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Benefits of Self-Medication with ALCOHOL

Self-Medication with ALCOHOL--IT'S Good for Mental Illness?
The transmogrifying of our mood by bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia, Depression, ADHD, and Borderline Personality Disorder is a reality depraved experience. Add self-medicating with alcoholic beverages, makes mental illness terrifically ugly, and often with dreadful results. It actually appears
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Kelly Babcock 2013 Mental Health Hero #mentalhealthmonth

Kelly Babcock 2013 Mental Health Hero Cartoon-A-Thon
Drawing by Chato Stewart
I wasn't always that concerned with the welfare of people with mental health issues. I wasn't actually aware that people with mental health issues needed anyone to be concerned for their welfare.

Then I found out that I have a mental health issue. Okay, you got me, I have two mental health issues. I have ADHD...
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ADHD Guidelines Change: NOW OKAY – Diagnosing 4 Year Olds

Sign: You must be this tall to ride: age 12 (crossed out), age 8 (crossed out), age 6 (crossed out), AGE 4 [ADHD playground]

Caption: Children as young as 4 can be diagnosed ADHD

ADHD Guidelines Change: NOW OKAY - Diagnosing 4 Year Olds

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder/ADHD guidelines changed to include diagnosing children as young as  4 years old.  The latest change addresses "children ages 4-18 because there is additional research on that age range," says Mark Wolraich, chairman of the committee that prepared the report, released Sunday at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference in Boston.
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2011 Mental Health Humor Cartoons

ADHD High Risk in Pregnant Woman Who Smoke

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Caption: ADHD High Risk in Pregnant Woman Who Smoke

What JOY to bring a new life into the world! Most women want their baby born healthy and to live a long, happy life! Did you know that recent research and studies show “pregnant women who smoke may be at a higher risk of having a child with ADHD”?

Secondhand smoke in the home, according to new research, poses a “50% increased risk (to children exposed) of developing two or more behavioral and
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