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Online Psychotherapy Gains Fans And Raises Privacy Concerns

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How A Woman's Plan To Kill Herself Helped Her Family Grieve

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To Treat PTSD, Veterans Have A Vast Array Of Ineffective Solutions

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Antidepressant use nationally fell by 31 percent among adolescents between 2000 and 2010. Suicide attempts increased by almost 22 percent. JustinLing/Flickr hide caption

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Warnings Against Antidepressants For Teens May Have Backfired

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When Cop Calls Involve The Mentally Ill, Training Is Key

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Most of the rise in the suicide rate in North America and Europe during the economic downturn of 2007 to 2009 occurred among men middle-aged and older. Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Corbis hide caption

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The Betty Ford Center, an alcohol and drug rehabilitation clinic, is famous for its intensive rehabilitation that takes patients out of their regular lives. New thinking in the medical community, however, advocates treating addiction as a chronic illness that requires lifelong care. Eric Thayer/Getty Images hide caption

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For Addicts, There May Be Another Road To Wellness

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Mark, a California minister, says the day he was first shut out of all treatment discussions regarding his mentally ill teenage son "was the first time we really started to feel hopeless." Jenny Gold/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Privacy Law Frustrates Parents Of Mentally Ill Adult Children

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Soldiers returning from the Pacific wave from the deck of the USS General Mitchell on Dec. 11, 1945. Much of the health care demand in the VA system is from veterans of earlier wars. AP hide caption

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