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Study firms up diet and depression link

October 10, 2018

Does fast food contribute to depression? Can a healthy diet combat mental illness? In an unusual experiment, James Cook University researchers in Australia have found that among Torres Strait Islander people the amount of fish and processed food eaten is related to depression. A JCU research team led by Professors Zoltan Sarnyai and Robyn McDermott […]

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Mississippi Department of Mental Health receives Opioid Response Grant

JACKSON, Miss.(WJTV) – A multi-million dollar grant is helping Mississippi tackle the opioid crisis across the state. The Mississippi Department of Mental Health received a $7.6 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Funds from the grant will go towards a two-year program called, State Opioid Response (SOR). The program will […]

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Addressing Male Suicide

Anthony Bourdain, celebrated TV chef and world traveler, took his life earlier this year, just weeks before his 62nd birthday. To some, Bourdain was the image of success and satisfaction. He visited exotic locations, enjoyed rare and delicious foods, kept celebrity friends and spoke his mind with a refreshing frankness. But underneath the surface, things […]

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NAMI And Others File Lawsuit Against The Short-Term, Limited Duration Plan Final Rule

In partnership with the Association for Community Affiliated Plans and other organizations, NAMI filed suit today to invalidate the federal short-term, limited duration (STLD) insurance plan rule issued last month by three federal agencies. The legal challenge seeks a temporary injunction against the recently issued STLD rule, which would expand the availability of plans that […]

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Annual Candlelight Vigil on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018

October 5, 2018

Please join us for our Annual Candlelight Vigil Tuesday, October 9, 2018 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm Lauderdale County Court Annex 410 Constitution Avenue Meridian, MS 39301 Speakers: Gwendolyn Brown, MSW LSW and The Rev. Deacon Betty Melton Soloist: Barbara Adams, Weems Community Mental Health Center — namimeridian@gmail.com Jill Walsh NAMI Meridian President

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