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April 2012

The Pros and Cons of Using Antidepressants During Pregnancy

Antidepressant use during pregnancy has resulted in some birth defects. A new study tries to shed light on the issue on whether taking medication is the right decision.

Dancing for NAMI? Now that's a Slam Dunk

NAMI Oklahoma teamed up with Jazzercise Edmond of Oklahoma City to raise money and awareness for NAMI. How? By dancing at halftime during a NBA basketball game.

Go Away Evil: Global Mental Health and Traditional Healers

When filmmaker Delaney Ruston began to make a film about her relationship with her father who lived with schizophrenia, she found that mental illness was truly a global issue.


Stories of Recovery, Voices of Hope

My Journey of Recovery
By Jill Eley

Book Review: Triggered

Wortmann's comedy group became his lifeline after being hospitalized and diagnosed with OCD.

Book Review: Defying Mental Illness

Having a convenient and straight forward reference guide for mental illness is often hard to come by.

The Voice Awards

Nominations needed for leaders in mental health advocacy