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Disruptive Behavior: Why It’s Often Misdiagnosed

October 24, 2018

October 24, 2018 | Child Mind Institute Tantrums and defiance may mask issues that aren’t apparent to teachers and parents Most children have occasional temper tantrums or emotional outbursts, but when kids repeatedly lash out, are defiant, or can’t control their tempers, it can impair their functioning in school and cause serious family turmoil. The … read more»

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NAMI Vicksburg Affiliate Meeting on Tuesday, October 23

October 16, 2018

You are cordially invited to hear guest speaker Judge Toni Walker Terrett present on “Addressing the Need for Crisis Intervention Training and Mental Health Courts” from her perspective as a practicing attorney and municipal judge. She has long been an active community leader whose articles on mental illness and domestic violence have helped educate the … read more»

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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 … read more»

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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 … read more»

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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 … read more»

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