New legal powers have developed in some countries, such as the United States , to supervise and ensure compliance with treatment of individuals living in the community, known as outpatient commitment or assisted outpatient treatment or community treatment orders. Yet another study conducted by Northwestern Medicine and mainly funded by The National Institute of Mental Health and National Institute of Drug Abuse, has shown that heavy use of marijuana (daily for 3 years) in teen years can lead to abnormal changes in the brain structure related to memory.
At the same time, we must educate the public about how effective treatment for mental illness and additions disorder reduces crime, avoids expensive incarceration, helps people remain in or re-enter the community as contributing citizens, and enhances the quality of life of everyone in the community.
First, mental illness” is pretty much universal and there isn’t really any way to escape it. Nearly all of us are going to experience it or are going to be exposed to it. For example, almost everyone is going to experience some form of depression in our lifetimes in varying severities.
Health is a positive concept that deals with social and personal resources, and physical have hope, freedom, independence and participation are respected strengthens the will, confidence and responsibility as well as the individual’s ability to influence the situation.
If experts are talking about an integrated approach which recognizes the interplay of biological, psychological, social and environmental factors – with diet in the middle of it as being key – and challenging the growing burden of mental health problems in developed nations, surely individuals can speed things up and do something about their diet themselves and improve their mental health.