Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

  • Recent violence in Arizona sparks the discussions: what is the connection between mental illness & violence after all? http://slate.me/gwbJWO
  • Did you know: homeless women have higher rates of PTSD than returning combat veterans? Unfortunately, trauma can linger long after physical wounds have healed: http://bit.ly/fBLAOL
  • One in four American women experiences abuse from a partner… and the devastating aftereffects can last a lifetime. http://bit.ly/eCankH
  • Homelessness is becoming a reality for more middle class Americans. http://huff.to/gddNB6
  • Those suffering from depression may go 11 years before getting proper treatment. Asking two simple questions could lead to a more timely diagnosis and change millions of lives: http://abcn.ws/eNWSuy
  • Virginia makes huge cuts to drug assistance for low-income individuals living with HIV and AIDS. http://wapo.st/fHj8ig
  • A new report confirms an increased number of families experiencing homelessness during the recession.http://wapo.st/f3zZ9T

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