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Linden Lodge Joins With NAMI in Grieving the Loss of a Staunch Mental Health Ally

NAMI Mourns the Loss of Senator Pete Domenici Sep 13 2017 ARLINGTON, Va., September 13, 2017 – NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is saddened to hear the news that former-Senator Pete Domenici of New Mexico has passed away. … Continue reading

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Linden Lodge Bear Hugs Program is a Big Hit

One of our Linden Lodge residents, Emily, who started our Bear Hugs program received this thank you card from the students in the Exceptional Family Member Program at Pinecrest High School where she volunteers. As we always say, “a little … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Suicide – NYTimes.com

By ROBERT RIGO July 24, 2017 Chester Bennington, the lead singer of the band Linkin Park, was found dead on Thursday in his home near Los Angeles. The coroner’s office has confirmed that the 41-year-old died of suicide. That’s something I — … Continue reading

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Mental Illness Affects About 10 million Adults

More than a third aren’t getting help, federal study says WebMD News from HealthDay By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Nearly 10 million American adults have a serious mental illness, and a similar number … Continue reading

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Thalamus-Targeted Drugs Could Treat Schizophrenia

 Thalamus plays a larger role in memory than previously thought. Published Online: May 15,2017 Laurie Toich, Assistant Editor American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits   Three groups of collaborating researchers discovered that the thalamus, an egg-shaped structure in the brain, is … Continue reading

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Linden Lodge Helps to Shatter the Silence at Local Rally

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Shattering the Silence Posted by Linden Lodge Foundation, Inc. on Saturday, May 20, 2017 Today Linden Lodge Foundation participated in a gathering, at Linden Lodge, to draw attention to mental illness issues, how they are addressed (or not!) in our … Continue reading

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Insane Consequences: D J Jaffe’s Attempt To Turn A Spotlight On The Seriously Mentally Ill

(5-1-17) Given the ongoing dispute about who will be the first Assistant Secretary for mental health and substance abuse, it seems a fitting time to discuss D.J. Jaffe’s new book, Insane Consequences: How the Mental Health Industry Fails The Mentally … Continue reading

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Cost of not caring: Stigma set in stone

Excellent USA Today article on attitudes about mental health and failure to provide equal treatment with physical ailments in this country. Stigma = discrimination. Absolutely. Liz Szabo of USA Today continues with her excellent series of articles profiling America’s failing … Continue reading

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Moore County Leadership Institute Envisions a Wellness Garden at Linden Lodge

  Moore County Leadership Institute MCLI is a yearlong program offered by the Moore County Chamber of Commerce. Individuals accepted into the program spend one day a month learning about a different aspect of Moore County — touching on education, … Continue reading

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Stamp Out Stigma 2017 Awareness Calendar

This year is filled with many speical dates devoted to raising awareness about important mental health, substance use disorder, and overall health issues. To make it easier for you here is an awareness calendar to highlight these important days, weeks, … Continue reading

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