Please Join Us……..   Cost: FREE Date: May 7th Time: 1:00 pm Place: Hodges University White Community Room Science and Technology Building 2647 Professional Circle 34119 Another great Inclusive Community Educational Event through MHASWFL and Hodges University Register Today to “Broadway in Naples” Live Theatre followed by a discussion on Mental Health “According

CMS Announces New Proposed Rule for Mental Health Parity for Medicaid & CHIP The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposed rule to align Medicaid managed care plans and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) mental health and substance use benefits with the parity requirements of the private sector. Vikki Wachino, Acting Director,

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What is Conduct Disorder? Conduct disorder is a repetitive and persistent pattern of behavior in children and adolescents in which the rights of others or basic social rules are violated. The child or adolescent usually exhibits these behavior patterns in a variety of settings—at home, at school, and in social situations—and they cause significant impairment

Robin Williams’ heart breaking and premature death after his long battle with bipolar disorder is a reminder that mental illnesses are all-too-often serious and life-threatening chronic diseases and brought the seriousness of suicide to the forefront. Mental illnesses—especially serious ones—present daily challenges that can sometimes be overwhelming.  No one is immune to them – no