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How to Move Through Pain to Unleash Your Inner Potential

Back in 2011, The New Yorker published a piece about the work of Barry Michels and Phil Stutz, blowing up what, as writer Dana Goodyear explains, was an open secret in Hollywood. Stutz, a psychiatrist, who was Michels’ mentor and now writing partner, first developed...

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Leland High club seeks to destigmatize mental health

SAN JOSE — Squeals of delight, screams of excitement and peals of laughter erupted in Leland High School’s quad this week as nearly two dozen dogs and their handlers visited the school over lunchtime. With the pets’ visit, the Almaden Valley campus collectively took a...

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Mental Health Legislation Boosts Access to Healthcare

New federal mental health laws have led to gains in some areas, but patients with severe mental illness still face hurdles in accessing care, results of two new studies published online December 15 in Psychiatric Services show. The first study, conducted by Peter Lee...

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Sign, Sealed, Delivered: Mental Health Reform Is A Law

“Signed, sealed, delivered, I’m yours” is not just the chorus in President Barack Obama’s favorite song that makes you want to dance. It’s what took place Dec. 13, when President Obama signed mental health reform into law as part of H.R. 34, the 21st Century Cures...

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