Stories about mental health


New schizophrenia treatment, pioneered in Maine, shows promise through early intervention

By Sandhya Somashekhar, Washington Post on Aug. 07, 2014, at 9:54 p.m.

New diagnostic guidelines for mental illness stir debate

By Lena H. Sun, The Washington Post on May 17, 2013, at 9:16 a.m.
Army Sgt. John Michael Russell, in a May 11, 2009, booking photograph. Russell killed five fellow service members at the Camp Liberty Combat Stress Clinic near Baghdad, the deadliest case of soldier-on-soldier violence in the war zone.

Military’s mental health crisis exposed with Camp Liberty killings

By Elliot Blair Smith, Bloomberg News on Aug. 07, 2012, at 1:07 p.m.

How to avoid on-the-job depression

By Alison Johnson, Daily Press (Newport News, Va.) on Oct. 21, 2011, at 2:10 p.m.
Baggage Check
Andrea Bonior

Friends, family and rage advice

By Andrea Bonior, Special to The Washington Post on Sept. 11, 2011, at 8:15 a.m.
Emergency crews transport a woman who was pulled from the Penobscot River on the Bangor Waterfront after allegedly jumping from the Joshua Chamberlain Bridge.

Bangor woman shares the story of her jump from bridge as a warning to others

By Eric Russell on April 28, 2011, at 6:22 p.m.

Former Acadia Hospital clinicians strike out on their own

By Meg Haskell on April 14, 2011, at 8:01 p.m.

Early detection key in mental health issues

By David Prescott, For the WEEKLY on Feb. 15, 2011, at 11:07 p.m.
Discovery House located at 74 Dowd Road in Bangor.

Discovery House serves expanding need almost invisibly

By Eric Russell on Feb. 12, 2011, at 3:10 p.m.
Mental health

Schizophrenia: Early detection and planning are key

By David Prescott, The Acadia Hospital on Jan. 31, 2011, at 10:53 a.m.

Beaten Acadia worker: ‘Conditions will improve’

By Meg Haskell on Jan. 26, 2011, at 10:22 p.m.

New Bangor VA clinic to open soon

Bangor Daily News on Jan. 04, 2011, at 11:29 p.m.

NAMI report advises closing Dorothea Dix

By Meg Haskell on Dec. 13, 2010, at 8:35 p.m.

School districts seek payment for child development services

By Mal Leary on Nov. 09, 2010, at 8:10 p.m.
This photo shows the T2 Mood Tracker, an app for smart phones that makes it easy to record one's emotions at various times of day, at Joint base Lewis McChord, Wash. It was invented by psychologist Perry Bosmajian and developed at the Department of Defense's National Center for Telehealth & Technology at Joint Base Lewis McChord to help in treatment of PTSD and other conditions. (AP Photo/The News Tribune, Peter Haley)

Smartphone App tracks soldiers’ mood

By Adam Ashton, The News Tribune on Nov. 02, 2010, at 12:44 p.m.

DHHS eyes merger of Bangor, Augusta hospitals

By Mal Leary on Oct. 31, 2010, at 7:51 p.m.

Bangor’s Acadia Hospital promotes longtime staff

By Meg Haskell on Oct. 21, 2010, at 11:51 p.m.

Psychiatric practice drops MaineCare

By Meg Haskell on Oct. 17, 2010, at 9:52 p.m.

Surviving Your First Year of College

Bangor Daily News on Oct. 12, 2010, at 4:57 p.m.