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How Common Is Depression?

Nearly 60 million people experience a mental health condition every year. But only a fraction of those conditions are ever detected.

08/14/2014

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Video Games Being Developed To Target Depression, Anxiety

Psychologists believe video games could be a new way to reach people who need help.

08/13/2014

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Study: Twitter Has Potential To ‘Induce Psychotic Symptoms’

A new study finds that the downside to global social networks is the potential to ‟aggravate or even induce psychotic symptoms” in psychologically vulnerable patients.

08/13/2014

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Study: Depression Found In Preschoolers

A new study has found that depression in children can start as young as preschool.

08/07/2014

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10 NC Mental Health Entities Plan To Merge To 4

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Plans are in the works to further consolidate the managed-care organizations that administer North Carolina’s treatment of the mentally ill and substance abusers and care for the developmentally disabled. The Department […]

12/18/2013

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5 Ways To Beat Depression

(CBS Charlotte) — Feeling down or suffering from depression can make you feel helpless and hopeless — it can make daily activities and interactions strained, or depression can lead to avoiding everything all together. The […]

CBS Charlotte–09/05/2013

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S.C. Approves Measure To Share Mental Health Info

South Carolina lawmakers have given final approval to legislation that would give federal authorities information about people who have been determined by a court to have mental problems.

05/02/2013

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Mecklenburg To Run Managed Care For Mental Health

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s largest county has received permission from the state to run its own managed-care organization to treat the mentally ill. The move comes after Mecklenburg County’s operations were reviewed by […]

CBS Charlotte–02/15/2013

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Haley: Boost Mental Health, Not Gun Control Laws Post-Newtown

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley says the shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school should prompt discussions about mental health treatment, not anti-gun laws.

12/20/2012

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