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Preventing Youth Violence: Twenty Years Later (Enhanced Findings and Treatment Interventions, Part 2)

Twenty years ago I published a book on a topic of national concern: preventing youth violence. The American Mental Health Foundation (AMHF) requested I write two blogs that highlighted the contents in the book. The first blog reviewed the early/serious/urgent warning signs of youth violence. The second blog focused on a series of five treatment […]

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Preventing Youth Violence: Twenty Years Later (New Findings, Part 1)

Twenty years ago I published a book on a topic of national concern: preventing youth violence (Flannery, 2012a). The American Mental Health Foundation (AMHF), with its emphasis on improving mental-health awareness, requested I write two blogs (herewith, in 2019, are these two new essays) on some of the topics in the book. The first blog, from […]

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The Eighth Annual Report of The American Mental Health Foundation (AMHF), a 501(c)(3) organization, and a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity ny.give.org

This is the Eighth Annual Report of The American Mental Health Foundation (AMHF), a 501(c)(3) organization, and a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity ny.give.org.   The American Mental Health Foundation (AMHF), is a research organization formed in 1924, incorporated in New York State in 1954. AMHF celebrates ten decades of philanthropic service and activities—“Advancing Mental […]

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SUDEP: Sudden Unexpected Death in a Person with Epilepsy

This essay has been prepared in consultation with Evander Lomke, president and executive director of The American Mental Health Foundation. It is posted in memory of Elizabeth Leah Lomke, September 19, 1986 – June 4, 2018. The medical community and the general public are fully cognizant of the unexpected death of otherwise apparently healthy infants, […]

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Michelle Harrison, MD, Joins The American Mental Health Foundation Board of Directors

Michelle Harrison, MD, has joined The American Mental Health Foundation (AMHF) directors’ board as of July 1, 2018. She is the only director also serving on the AMHF professional-advisory board. Dr. Harrison is a U.S. physician of family medicine, psychiatry, and obstetrics with international stature. From 2006 to the present, Dr. Harrison directs Childlife Preserve Shishur Sevay, which […]

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Coroner First Responders

Dateline: Miami, Florida, March 15, 2018 The day dawned bright and sunny with typical early spring Florida warmth. People began to wake up, and each person began to plan the day. Everyone left home for work, for school, for local errands. Some did not realize that they would never be returning home. Ever. Each sat […]

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The American Mental Health Foundation Is Certified by the Better Business Bureau

The American Mental Health Foundation is now a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity! Give today here and know you are directly helping build a more-compassionate society. Your support is needed to continue research, advocacy, and activism to help all individuals with emotional problems.

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Michelle Harrison, MD, Joins the AMHF Advisory Board

Michelle Harrison, MD, joins The American Mental Health Foundation professional-advisory board as of June 1, 2018. She is also nominated for its board of directors. Dr. Harrison is a U.S. physician of family medicine, psychiatry, and obstetrics with international stature. From 2006 to the present, Dr. Harrison directs Childlife Preserve Shishur Sevay, which she founded. […]

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Psychotherapeutic Traction: Uncovering the Patient's Power-theme and Basic-wish

For Mental Health Awareness Month (May 2018) AMHF Books Publishes Psychotherapeutic Traction by Dr. Henry Kellerman

Today, May 11, 2018, is the official publication date of Psychotherapeutic Traction: Uncovering the Patient’s Power-theme and Basic-Wish by Dr. Henry Kellerman, a member of the advisory board. It is The American Mental Health Foundation Books celebration of its 25th publication since 2009 as well as an homage to 2018 (“Risky Business”) Mental Health Month. The first advance notice […]

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Fred McFeely Rogers on Youth Violence: May 1, 1969

Thanks to the research of television critic David Bianculli and his TV Worth Watching site, do “tune in” below (7 minutes) as tough-as-nails Rhode Island Senator John O. Pastore is won over by the compelling words of Fred Rogers (just days ago at this writing, the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, on what was […]

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