Mental health first aid workshop set for Oct. 17 at UCO’s campus
Work pressures, high performance job profiles and maintaining a social life, can lead to depression in urban women. Sexual violence: Knowingly or unknowingly women are suffering from sexual violence every hour. This has the biggest impact on the mental health of women. Domestic violence: The prevalence of domestic violence can affect mental health. Enduring this over a period of time can lead to a break down and cause severe mental problems. Menopause: The biggest cause of mood swings in women, is generally because of menopause. Mental Health of Senior Citizens: Women who have been abandoned by their spouses or children, end up suffering from mental disorders.
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Miriam Carey, identified Capitol Hill car chase driver, was taken for mental-health evaluation
CBS News senior investigative producer Pat Milton reports that, according to a law enforcement source, a robot was sent into the apartment first as a precaution to ensure it was safe before FBI agents entered and confiscated undisclosed items. Agents and local police officers completed the search around 7 a.m. Friday. Play Video Capitol car chase: New details on driver’s mental state CBS News senior correspondent John Miller, a former FBI assistant director, reported on “CBS This Morning” Friday that the people who worked with Carey said she was upbeat, happy and normal, but in April 2012 she fell on some stairs and injured her head. When Carey was receiving treatment for the injury in the hospital, she learned that she was pregnant. Carey received a handicapped parking permit because of the injury, Miller reports.
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1 in the Grand Ballrooms of the Nigh University Center.UCO Alumni Association announces 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients October 4, 2013 The University of Central Oklahoma Wind Symphony will begin this years season of wind symphony performances themed Central STANDARD Time with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at Mitchell Hall Theater on campus. October 4, 2013 Koren Zailckas, author of Smashed: Story of a Drunken Girlhood, a New York Times bestseller in 2005, will speak at the University of Central Oklahoma at noon Oct. 9 in Constitution Hall in the Nigh University Center. October 4, 2013 Three Edmond teachers are among the 35 OGE Teacher Grant winners across the companys service territory in Oklahoma and Arkansas. October 4, 2013 UCO plans evening with former MTV writer The University of Central Oklahomas Literature in Performance (L.I.P.) and the Department of English will present an evening with screenwriter, author and Oklahoma native Craig Machen from 7-9 p.m.
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After DC shooting outside Capitol, US Sen. Debbie Stabenow calls for mental health reform
Sen Debbie Stabenow has called again for new mental health legislation after a woman was shot to death on Thursday outside the U.S. Capitol . The woman, Miriam Carey of Connecticut, tried to ram her car through a White House barrier. It was reported by the AP on Friday that the woman had been suffering from postpartum depression and was under the delusion the president was communicating with her. “Yet another extremely unfortunate, and potentially preventable, incident has occurred involving someone suffering with severe mental illness,” Stabenow said in a statement on Friday.
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