Archive for August, 2003

The Lives of Those Who Struggle

Thursday, August 28th, 2003

PBS’s Point of View series is airing West 47th Street, which is a deep look into the lives of people who are poor, homeless, and battling mental illness. It premiers tonight. Point of View is a thought-provoking show that features many topics of human interest. If you can’t watch it, you can purchase a video […]

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Omega-3 and Mental Health

Thursday, August 28th, 2003

An article in the Washington Post considers the effect of Omega-3 and-6 fatty acids have on mood and behavior. Here’s an excerpt from The Omega Principle: By 1999, soybean oil — a major ingredient in crackers, bread, salad dressings, baked goods and processed food of all sorts — accounted for 20 percent of total calories […]

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TX MHMR Budgets Slashed

Thursday, August 28th, 2003

Our priorities are screwed up. It’s not just Texas, either, but this hits close to home. Amid state cuts, rural areas fear worst ‘Intolerable’ losses may mean trouble for counties already short on social services By Andrea Ball AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Monday, July 28, 2003 Twenty years ago, Bastrop County’s battered women routinely showed up at […]

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