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The Five Pieces Of The Eating Disorder Puzzle

People living with eating disorders—dangerous and often hidden conditions that can affect both men and women—have several treatment options available. The Huffington Post

S.C. Mental Health Advocates Say Budget Cuts Could Cost Lives

NAMI advocates were among the demonstrators from across South Carolina who rallied at the Statehouse against budget cuts, saying less treatment could lead to suicides and higher costs in the long run for emergency room visits and prisons. - WSPA

Immune System Linked to Mental Illness

Genes linked to the immune system can affect personality traits and risk of developing mental illness and suicidal behavior, researchers in Sweden say. - UPI

Wariness About Surgery for Obsessive-compulsive Disorder

An experimental intervention for Obsessive-compulsive disorder brings up questions about approval process for new treatments. - New York Times

Soldier Finds Mental Health Stigma Still Alive in National Guard

Soldiers say that while the Army has stood up a suicide prevention task force and instituted programs to deal with depression, more work needs to be done when the soldier leaves a hospital or counselor’s office. - Army Times

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