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2010 Mental Health Humor Cartoons

Friday the 13th AGAIN: Friggatriskaidekaphobia

http://blogs.psychcentral.com/humor Yes, there is an actual phobia of Friday the 13th!  It's called, Friggatriskaidekaphobia, and the etymology is broken down as "Frigga" related to the Norse goddess (Njörun) associated with Friday and  the Greek word "triskaídeka" referring to the number 13 (thirteen) and "phobia" meaning fear.  Put it all together and you have Friggatriskaidekaphobia = The Fear of  Friday the thirteenth (13).

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2010 Mental Health Humor Cartoons

No Baggage Claim For Sanity

Some Baggage You Just Can't Lose At The Airport!
Do you have luggage, baggage, or some other thing you drag around that is filled with all your skeletons (the negative stuff that you've dealt with all your life)?! Yeah, I guess, we all kind of have some baggage we have to take with us but WHY is it when you're dealing with a
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2010 Mental Health Humor Cartoons

Top Ten

These are the top 10 Mental Health Humor cartoons for 2010.

#1
Bipolar Disorder Mania Tricks

Doctor: Do I know You?

Manic: Doc, if were manic, could I do this for 12 hours and still keep my appointment?
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2010 Mental Health Humor Cartoons

{Warning Dark Humor} Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

Elf: See, I told YOU, the red nose meant his battery needed to be Replaced!
Some fun facts:

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer was story written in by Robert L. May 1939, for Montgomery Ward department stores, as a promotional gift for the store's customers.

Montgomery Ward distributed 2.4 million copies of the Rudolph booklet in 1939. A total of 6 million copies had been given out by the end of 1946.
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2010 Mental Health Humor Cartoons

Recognizing If You’re STRESSED OUT!!


Recognizing Stress
Americans are STRESSED OUT!!

Many of us, young and old, are under “extreme” stress. In our household of two parents and four kids, at times the stress level gets pretty high!!

A recent article in our local paper said: “the American psychological Association conducted 1, 134 adults ages 18 or older from Aug. 3 to Aug. 27, including 100 adults who were parents of children ages 8 to 17.  In addition to the national sample, the association surveyed another 937 adult parents. The report also includes the results of another online survey from Aug. 19 to Aug 24 of 1, 136 young people ages 8 to 17. The survey found that a majority of Americans are living with “moderate” stress, which is a stress level of four to seven on a scale of one to 10.”
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2010 Mental Health Humor Cartoons

Year One of BringChange2Mind with Glenn To Close

Title: Glenn To Close
A year ago on October 21, 2009 Glenn and Jessie Close launched the first anti-stigma Public Service Announcement (PSA) from BringChange2Mind. The 30-second PSA that aired on Comcast, Fox Networks, Lifetime, Time Warner Cable and a variety of local affiliates made a great impact on the Mental health Community.

Ron Howard at the camera and John Mayer's song "Say" in the background really added to this powerful message.
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2010 Mental Health Humor Cartoons

Mental Health Service Dogs

Dog Owner:Yah... My old lady got me this service dog. SHE said he’ll FIT right into our Family!

Dog: Rowr Snarl

Title: Mental Health Service Dogs
The mental health benefits of companion animals isn’t a novel idea. In the fall issue of Esperanaza magazine, the focus is to give hope to cope with anxiety and depression . One of the articles is about
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2010 Mental Health Humor Cartoons

2 Out of 8 Men Have Uncontrolled Anger Issues… Can You Pick Them Out?


Dealing with anger is an important part of recovery.  Since anger is associated with most, if not all, mental health disorders, how we deal with it can effect our treatment plan.

We need to understand anger issues, this is the example in today's Mental Health Humor Psychology Cartoons.  NOT all angry people are "obviously" mad and angry all the time!  We my fall into the category of Mild or Serious Anger Issues; where we may struggle not to lose our temper daily, but can go from cold to hot tempered in a flash!
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2010 Mental Health Humor Cartoons

[51/50] 72 Hour Evaluation, Do You Know Your Rights?


Mental Health Services Consumer: Wow, So, signing these voluntary admission papers will get me a 3 day vacation for FREE?!

Psychiatrist: Either you sign them or I’ll give you a 51/50

Mental Health Services Consumer: COOL I can see Van Halen... I’ll take the 51/50!

Title: 72 Hour Evaluation, Do You Know Your Rights?
5150 (Involuntary psychiatric hold)
Contesting the hold
The person under a 5150 hold has a limited ability to contest the legality of the hold. While the person has the right of demanding a writ of habeas corpus, the decision of whether to file it lies with the county public defender. Since such a writ may take a day or two to file, the public defender usually chooses not to pursue it, as the hold would expire before the anticipated court date.
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