Monthly Archives: November 2010

Traveling for the holidays may cause severe mental illness

Severe mental illness and traveling for the holidays For many families, the holidays frequently mean a time for travel, as well as a great deal of stressful arguments and an increase in depression and suicide with as loved ones start flying in from around the country, rendering ineffective the “geographical cure”. Unfortunately travel, especially flying, […]

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Ancient Families of the Mentally Ill:Back when tragedies weren’t preventable with meds…

The untimely death of Jesus of Nazareth may have been prevented if his severe and persistent mental illness had been properly treated, but alas, there were no miraculous antipsychotic medications 2000 years ago, and they, unfortunately, were forced to crucify the young man. No, my friends, there was no NAMI Nazareth to assist the needy […]

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