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Mental illness

Sarah G. -
There is a strong military thread running throughout many of Pat Conroy's books, in large part due to his father's military service and how that affected him and his family. In The Great Santini, the abusive behavior of Bull Meecham -- the Marine Corps fighter pilot based on Conroy's own father -- hints at... More 
Provides in-depth coverage of neurological diseases and disorders, including stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, Tourette Syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, cerebral palsy, vertigo, amnesia, and epilepsy, targeted to... More 
Provides detailed information on mental disorders and conditions. Also features entries for prescription, alternative and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders. More 
This single-volume resource provides detailed information on the physiological and psychological effects of addictive drugs and substances, from illegal drugs to commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs.... More 
Michelle D. -
Richland Library partnered with the Harriet Hancock LBGT Center to offer training on how to question, persuade and refer individuals that may be at risk for suicide. Eileen Schell, Physician Liasion, Richland Palmetto Health, gave an hour long presentation with question and answer time at the end. Mrs. Schell was able... More 
Michelle D. -

Gun Laws and Persons with Mental Illness

Never has this topic been in the news so much. On Friday, June 7th, John Zawahri, 23, went on a shooting rampage killing five starting with two members of his own family and three more near or on... More 
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