Tag Archives: Mental

Health Insurance Coverage For Mental Health Problems Still Lags : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image The best help for patients struggling with addiction, eating disorders or other mental health problems sometimes includes intensive therapy, the evidence shows. But many patients still have trouble getting their health insurers to cover needed mental health treatment. Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images Amanda Bacon’s… Read More »

Working Out & Mental Health

Before the blizzard/non-blizzard I had planned to write a post today about exercise and how it can be helpful to mental health. It seems somewhat strange to do it now, but, also, it can be a good reminder to find some way, somehow to do something physical every day–even on ones where the snow feels… Read More »

To get their children mental health assistance, parents are forced to give up custody

This story is from Kaiser Health News When Toni and Jim Hoy adopted their son Daniel through the foster care system, he was an affectionate toddler. They did not plan to give him back to the state of Illinois, ever. “Danny was this cute, lovable little blond-haired, blue-eyed baby,” Jim said. Toni recalled times Daniel… Read More »