New York Times Columnist Writes that Jails Have Become the New Mental Hospitals

Read the full article here - http://bbrfoundation.org/brain-matters-discoveries/new-york-times-columnist-writes-that-jails-have-become-the-new-mental

Foundation Scientific Council Member Honored Internationally For Outstanding Depression Treatment Research

Learn more at - http://bbrfoundation.org/brain-matters-discoveries/foundation-scientific-council-member-honored-internationally-for

New Insight into Brain Activity in Reward-Seeking Behavior May Help Understand Addiction

Read more about this research at - http://bbrfoundation.org/brain-matters-discoveries/new-insight-into-brain-activity-in-reward-seeking-behavior-may-help

Powerful Portraits of British Soldiers Before, During and After Deployment to Afghanistan

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http://www.featureshoot.com/2012/11/powerful-portraits-of-british-soldiers-before-during-and-after-deployment-to-afghanistan/#!wJ3kr

Report: Military efforts to prevent mental illness ineffective

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http://www.stripes.com/news/us/report-military-efforts-to-prevent-mental-illness-ineffective-1.268893#.UwZqdORiwXo.facebook

Postpartum Depression Facts

Postpartum depression is a mood disorder that can affect women after childbirth. Mothers with postpartum depression experience feelings of extreme sadness, anxiety, and exhaustion that may make it difficult for them to complete daily care activities for themselves or for others.
 
Women are particularly vulnerable to depression after giving birth, when hormonal and physical changes and the new responsibility of caring for a newborn can be overwhelming. Many new mothers experience a brief episode of mild mood changes known as the “baby blues,” but some will suffer from postpartum depression, a much more serious condition that requires active treatment and emotional support for the new mother.

Download a copy of the brochure at - http://infocenter.nimh.nih.gov/pdf/Postpartum_Depression_Brochure_LN3.pdf

Altered Perceptions

Recently a group of authors worked together to raise funds for a colleague impacted by mental illness.

Learn more about why they conducted the campaign at - http://igg.me/at/robison/x

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