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Showing posts from February, 2010

New Group

Tomorrow I am starting another group at a new location, Hope Through Divine Intervention, Inc. Villas of Hope project. I am very excited about the group, I will share more details afterward. Also, I started carrying out groups at the Samaritan House of Atlanta- Cafe 458 again last week. The group went very well. We discussed mental health myths and common thinking mistakes. The group was excited to have me return. I found a grant that I am very interested in I hope it is a good fit for Embracing My Mind, Inc. (EMM) I will tell you if we will apply or not. EMM really needs a seed grant to kick off a more efficient program. HAPPY PRESIDENT'S DAY!!!

Early Symptoms of Schizophrenia in Teens

The following articles was written by the talented, Wendy Graham freelancer. She contributes to, a guide to online colleges . Despite recent efforts to educate the public about schizophrenia, many misconceptions about the disease still persist. Schizophrenia is a chronic disorder that often has its first onset in the late teens or during early adulthood. Its symptoms can be disorienting and even frightening both for the affected person and for those around him or her; typically, the earlier the first onset of symptoms, the more severe the case of schizophrenia is likely to be. More men than women are affected by this chronic mental condition, and men are usually more seriously affected than women on average. Fortunately, there are effective treatments that can reduce symptoms and provide real help for teenagers who have been diagnosed with schizophrenia; by identifying the symptoms of schizophrenia, parents and educators can help teens get the help they need to c