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U.S. Presidents: Also Struggle with Drugs and Mental Illness

Posted by medpin@aol.com on February 20, 2017 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (1)

 


On February 20, as we celebrate our Commanders In Chief, we take a look at those who have lived in the White House and who have struggled with addiction to raise awareness on how addiction affects any family, regardless of socioeconomic status, age, gender or race.

According to an analysis of presidential biographies conducted by p...

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Speaking Out About Mental Health

Posted by medpin@aol.com on January 2, 2017 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

"Asking for help when you're struggling is a sign of strength. Find the strength and speak up. Using my voice has always been a part of my professional life, but that wasn’t always the case when it came to bipolar disorder. Despite the setbacks, I finally found the strength to speak up " Demi Lovato

 

In Florida, approximately:

 

- 525,000 adults and 181,000 children live with serious mental illness, bipolar disorder, severe depression or schizophreni...

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Replace Stigma with Hope - Mental Illness Awareness Week -

Posted by medpin@aol.com on October 1, 2016 at 11:00 PM Comments comments (1)

This year, Borinquen Medical center along with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and organizations nationwide calls on everyone to shine a light on mental illness and replace stigma with hope. During the week of October 2-8, BMC will raise awareness about mental illness with the hopes to reduce stigma, provide support, educate and advocate for equal care. Let's come together with compassion and help improve the lives of those 43 million adults living with a mental illness.

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One in Four Adults Have a Mental Health Disorder!

Posted by medpin@aol.com on May 1, 2016 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)

One in four adults suffers from a mental health disorder. That equals to 22% of the United States population, approximately 57.7 million people. Individuals with mental health disorders suffer in many ways. First, they struggle with symptoms such as mood swings, sadness, or fatigue, just to name a few. Secondly, they may have trouble maintaining relationships and finding adequate employment, housing, and healthcare. And if that wasn't enough, they deal with the stigma that goes along with hav...

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Mental Illness Awareness Week

Posted by medpin@aol.com on September 1, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Borinquen Behavioral Health Center joins organizations nationwide raise awareness about mental health conditions the first week of October in recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) and National Depression Screening Day. Counselors will be available to provide free screenings tools, education and answer questions about mental health conditions or treatment during October 4-9, 2015, at 100 NE 38 St, Unit 5 between 9 am and 4 pm.  

One of five Americans struggle ...

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