Archives for posts with tag: MentalIllness
By Montclair Student Diplomat, Sarah Levy, via Huffington Post
As a senior in college suffering from obsessive compulsive disorder & anxiety, I have important advice to share that I wish was given to me prior to entering college. Mental illness is a disorder and not a decision, but here are some factors you can make decisions on. — Read More —
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From Diplomat Artist Buzz: Montclair State University student diplomat, Sarah Levy, tackles a relevant health issue for the nearly 25% of Americans affected by mental illness & addiction & the road to the Mental Health Equity Act. (Be sure to watch the video) –More —

Blog Report: ABUSING CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES, By Susan Sacirbey
Children with mental illness or intellectual impairment are most vulnerable, but all children with disabilities are 4 times more likely to experience violence than those without disabilities. Risk of mentally/intellectually impaired to sexual violence is 4.6 times more likely. Report was outcome of work sponsored by UN’s World Health Organization & published in medical journal “The Lancet.”  –More–
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