Mental health problems are common, ranging from simple mental disorders such as depression and anxiety to more rare conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and schizophrenia. Hosted by the National Mental Health Commission of Australia, the meetings focused on sharing best practices and experiences, providing the represented organizations with opportunities for collaboration that benefit not only their own countries, but international audiences as well.
Since May is already established nationally as the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and Mental Health Awareness Month, instituting this day in May more closely aligns both awareness efforts,” says Kavoos G. Bassiri, President & CEO of RAMS, Inc.
Blaming anything other than the individual choices (e.g. the look of the gun because it had a handle on the front of it, or Saturday Morning Cartoon violence) for violent crime is never going to give us the results we want, or even address the real issue: that people make choices and do what they want to because they want to, even through the fog of mental illness.
As part of an international effort to reduce stigma and discrimination, the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism provide stipends and training to journalists to support reporting on topics related to mental health and substance use issues.
We will find standardized intelligence test results usable for the purposes of 12.05B1 when the measure employed meets contemporary psychometric standards for validity, reliability, normative data, and scope of measurement; and a qualified specialist has individually administered the test according to all pre-requisite testing conditions.