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06 Jun Ending Mental Illness, Part II

By Bart Magee, Ph.D. June 6, 2019 In my last post, I questioned why we haven’t yet witnessed a declared goal from any government agency, professional organization, or major institution to end mental illness. I reviewed the fractured history of how we theorize disorders of the mind and...

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14 May Ending Mental Illness

By Bart Magee, Ph.D. May 10, 2019 Why have we not cured mental illness? And more importantly, why is there no movement advocating for that goal? May is mental health awareness month which means it’s the month of the year when we see more discussion of the...

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25 Mar The Dark Side of Genetic Testing

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Bart Magee, Ph.D. March 25, 2019   The last couple of years have seen an exponential rise in the popularity and use of genetic testing. People are getting tested to research ancestry, identify genetic risks for health problems, even for...

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11 Jan Thank You for an Incredible 2018!

January 11, 2019 Thank you for helping us surpass our $50,000 fundraising goal for our Year-End Campaign! Your support this year helped Access Institute meet the mental health needs of the most vulnerable members of our community. We provided over 12,000 sessions of service to more than...

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19 Dec Access Institute Launches ASAP Program

December 19, 2018 Each year, Access Institute provides comprehensive mental health services to hundreds of people who are living on the edge psychologically and economically. Our mental health safety net includes crisis support, in-depth psychological assessments, medication, and psychodynamic therapy. But for many of our clients...

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01 Dec Support Our Year-End Campaign

December 1, 2018 Dear friends, Over the past year, hundreds of people relied on the comprehensive mental health services (crisis support, assessment, medication, and ongoing therapy) that Access Institute provided. Over 12,000 sessions of service supported people living on the edge psychologically and economically. We gave them...

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10 Oct World Mental Health Day

October 10, 2018 This year’s theme for World Mental Health Day, “Young people and mental health in a changing world”, needs to be a call to action. Mental illness among our youth has reached epidemic proportions. Not only do half of all mental illnesses begin by...

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