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Opinion: Truth exposed: We haven't done enough for combat veterans

...pressure to keep their dark secrets from society spawns anger, depression and nightmares that in turn can lead to self-medication with alcohol or drugs.Fortunately, there are a few psychological pioneers in this field. Edwards Tick is the director...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-02/opinion-truth-exposed-we-havent-done-
Opinion
Standing up for the mentally ill, when the government won't

...Alzheimer's, schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorder. Untreated, mentally ill adults spiral into unemployment, self medication, crime, and suicide. However, with treatment they can contribute positively to our community. It embarrasses...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071307/let_20070713030.shtml
Opinion
Recovery Month events

...a documentary by actor Joe Pantoliano shedding light on the stigma related to bipolar disorder, depression, self-medication and other aspects of mental illness. Sept. 21: "Life Support" starring Queen Latifah in a true-life drama...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2011-09-01/recovery-month-events
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Mental health awareness rally today at Capitol

...situation considerably because then you have a situation of dual diagnosis or the use of substances in the terms of self-medication," Hozid said. The good news is that there continue to be significant advancements in the mental health field...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101008/loc_342463399.shtml
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