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The 21st Century Cures Act passed by Congress in December will boost funding for medical research and experimental treatments, but U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy doesn’t think the law goes far enough to help people with mental health issues.
WAYNESBURG – Daniel Latanation meticulously logged the step count for each pedometer Thursday before a group of people at Open Arms Drop-in Center prepared for an afternoon stroll through Waynesburg.
There were times in Jenny Simmons’ early life when she was overcome with unease, like the time she couldn’t catch her breath during her younger sister’s gymnastics practice. And the time in sixth grade when she hyperventilated while playing outside during recess.
A worker wouldn’t think twice about calling off for a cold, but most will still show up suffering through symptoms of anxiety, depression or other mental health issues.
The Observer-Reporter will publish the second installment of the Mental Health Matters series Sunday, June 26, 2016. Here are some of the stories you’ll read.
In the first episode of the Mental Health Matters podcast, Washington, Pa. therapist Michael Pecosh sits down with the Observer-Reporter's Liz Rogers, Karen Mansfield and Natalie Miller to talk about the first installment of the newspaper's mental health series and the future of the series.
I think that Monica’s wish would be that each of her students would remember her and know that she loved them all. That to be kind to each other would be the biggest honor to her. We went them to know that if the thought of suicide ever crosses their mind or the mind of someone they know and…