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¿Qué son las discapacidades psiquiátricas?

La discapacidad psiquiátrica se define por la Ley de Americanos con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés) (en inglés) como un “impedimento mental que limita sustancialmente una o más de las principales actividades de la vida de una persona; … Continue reading

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What are psychiatric disabilities?

Psychiatric disability is defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as a “mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of an individual; a record of impairment; or being regarded as having such an … Continue reading

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Webinar: Peer Specialists Promoting Community Re-integration of People with Psychiatric Disabilities Returning Home from Jail or Prison

The Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities, in cooperation with the National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help Clearinghouse, invites your participation in a webinar on August 8, 2013. It is the fifth event in the popular … Continue reading

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National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day 2012 is May 9th!

Tomorrow is National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day.  In observance of the federal sponsored awareness day, more than 1,100 communities and 115 federal programs and national organizations across the country have planned events, youth demonstrations, and social networking campaigns to … Continue reading

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Webinar co-Sponsored by Employer Practices RRTC Receives Large Audience

On January 18th, 2012 the Cornell RRTC on Employer Practices Related to Employment Outcomes Among Individuals With Disabilities and the Employer Assistance (Employer Practices RRTC) and Resource Network (EARN) co-sponsored the webinar:  “Disability Disclosure in the Workplace: What Employers Should … Continue reading

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SAMHSA Announces a Working Definition of “Recovery” from Mental and/or Substance Abuse Disorders

On Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced the first working definition of recovery from mental disorders and/or substance abuse disorders.  The working definition is the result of a year-long-effort that began in … Continue reading

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