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May 5, 2016

Mental and Behavioral Health in Wake County

May is National Mental Awareness Month and UNC Health Care and UNC REX Healthcare continue to lead the way with mental and behavioral health initiatives in Wake County.

Mental Health, North Carolina

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UNC Chapel

December 10, 2015

The Atlantic tells story of adult autism through research at UNC

Joseph Piven, MD, and his team are trying to fill the gaps in our understanding of what it has meant and will mean to live with autism as older adults.

Autism, Research, UNC Stories

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The UNC WakeBrook campus in Raleigh

September 8, 2015

UNC WakeBrook Awarded $1.6 Million Federal Grant to Expand Primary ...

UNC WakeBrook has won a $1.6 million federal grant to expand its primary care clinic, enhance its medical care and services available, and explore ways to improve the integration of primary and behavioral health care. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, awarded the four-year grant to WakeBrook Medical Director Dr. Brian Sheitman.

Awards

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UNC Chapel

August 12, 2015

Puppies: The Power of Cute for Mental Health

The UNC PAWS program of the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health trains puppies for 10 weeks and then matches each puppy with a veteran suffering from PTSD.

Mental Health

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low shot photo of a woma walking an a trail

June 22, 2015

6 Brain Benefits of Walking

Going on regular walks does not only benefit your physical health, but also your mental health. Read more about the ways that walking has on your brain. [...]

Fitness

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February 4, 2015

Brain scans predict effectiveness of talk therapy to treat depression

UNC researchers lead first brain connectivity study pointing toward a new image-based diagnostic model – a roadmap to ensure patients receive the best treatment as quickly as possible. Gabriel S. Dichter, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and psychology, is a senior author of the study.

Mental Health, Neurology, Treatment

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April 24, 2014

The Mental and Social Benefits of Volunteering

As Raleigh turns its eyes to the Rex Hospital Open next month, May 22-25 at TPC at Wakefield Plantation, the tournament would not be possible without the help of over 400 volunteers. Our volunteers are the glue that holds the tournament together. So why volunteer? Dedicating your time as a volunteer is a great way to make new friends, expand your network, and boost your social skills. Volunteering is both good for your body and mind. Volunteering can provide a healthy boost to your self-confidence, self-esteem, and life satisfaction....

Wellness

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February 11, 2014

The Genetics of Drug Side Effects

UNC School of Medicine's William Valdar and James Crowley lead a quest to discover the genetic underpinnings of drug side effects.

Genetics, Research

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