Topic: Mental Health
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Mandela's life story, is told in the movie, Invictus
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to the devastation caused by rape may be a bi-product of the anti-abortion legislation debate. Read More...
has compiled more than 500 promises that Barack Obama made during the
2008 and 2012 campaigns and is tracking their progress on our Obameter.
45 percent were kept and 25 percent were compromised. Check it out.
While the armed services review past medical records for a history of
mental health issues and allow for the applicant to offer any additional
information, it has not prevented a sizable number of individuals with
mental health problems from acceptance.
With each generation, the popularity of religious conservatism has
declined. 47 percent of the Silent Generation (ages 66 to 88)
are religious conservatives, compared with 34 percent of Baby Boomers,
23 percent of Gen Xers and 17 percent of Millennials.
The number of deaths by firearm averages over 3,000 per year. We don't have the stats in yet for 2014, but the trend should hold. Two thirds of these are suicides, an often ignored stat in the gun rights debate.
Michelle Obama's inspiring 2015 Commencement address to Tuskegee Graduates, reveals the personal struggles that she has faced, and how she learned to not let them define her, change who she is, or hold her back. Full Speech
This is a vast exaggeration of the actual policy under consideration. It
would not affect all Social Security recipients, but rather those who
have already been declared mentally incompetent, and thus ineligible
under current law from purchasing a gun.
Kasich defended Ohio's Medicaid expansion by saying, when skeptics arrive in heaven, "Saint Peter isn’t going to ask them how
small they’ve kept government, but what they have done for the poor.
" He quotes Matthew 25.
Healthy people are employable, and Medicaid money helps, rehabilitate prisoners and drug users, which saves money. Ohio's budget has a surplus and he has cut taxes.
Efforts to change sexual orientation have been deemed harmful by every scientific organization and have been blamed for many suicides. Now Illinois, California, New Jersey, Oregon and the District of Columbia have made it illegal.
"Twenty-three million Americans suffer from addiction
, but only 1 in 10 get treatment," Clinton proposes medication-assisted treatments such as buprenorphine and methadone,
along with counseling, because these have proven to be effective according to the World Health Organization