Youth mental illness costs U.S. billions

Mental illness, substance abuse and behavioral problems among children and young adults, costs the United States $247 billion a year in treatment and lost productivity alone, an expert panel said on Friday.… read more »


Specialty Care Costs For Patients With Bipolar Disorder Are Higher Than Diabetes And Other Chronic Diseases

Mayo Clinic researchers have found that bipolar disorder (BPD) is a more costly chronic condition than diabetes, depression, asthma and coronary artery disease (CAD), based on a review of health care claim costs.… read more »


Long Island teen's suicide linked to cruel cyberbullies, site: police Read more:\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\

Cops are investigating whether cyberbullies contributed to the suicide of a Long Island teen with nasty messages posted online after her death. Read more: … read more »


Virginia officials scrambling for mental health funding

Mental health advocates in Northern Virginia are scrambling to find adequate services for sick and potentially dangerous people as funds dwindle. State cuts over the past several years have left service providers looking to local governments and to private partnerships to secure services including emergency…… read more »

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