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 November 8, 2019




5 Terrifying New Facts About E-Cigarettes - Inverse ~ New analysis indicates that using e-cigarettes can put a person at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. As a whole, this body of research indicates that vaping can harm the heart through various mechanisms, including oxidative stress, inflammation, DNA damage, arterial …




Acetaminophen Implicated Again in Autism, ADHD - Medpagetoday.com ~ It's not the first study to link fetal exposure to acetaminophen to subsequent behavioral problems for children, nor the first linking this common pain medication to ADHD and ASD.




Five-Minute Injection May Offer an Effective Option for PTSD - Medscape.com ~ A quick injection that blocks the stellate ganglion relieves symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and may represent a new and urgently needed treatment option.




I Thought My Kids Were Too Old for Me to Have Postpartum Depression. But I Couldn't Deny the Awful Reality - Time.com ~ I knew I had struggled with anxiety (without having a clinical diagnosis yet) for most of my life, but only on a couple of occasions did it interfere with my daily living, and I would always seem to get back…




A Bad Night Of Rest Can Significantly Increase Your Anxiety, But Deep Sleep Can Help Soothe It - Businessinsider.com ~ Researchers have already found that the type of sleep most likely to calm and provide the "reset" button on a worried brain is deep sleep, known as non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep.




Why Are So Many Children Being Diagnosed With Autism Spectrum Disorders? - Irishtimes.com ~ Autism spectrum disorders are a range of related developmental disorders that begin in childhood and persist throughout adulthood. ASD can cause a wide range of symptoms, including problems and difficulties with social interaction…




Fall Is Peak Anxiety Season In The Workplace, And It Can Cost Companies Billions Of Dollars. Here's How Bosses Can Help Manage Their Employees' Stress. - Businessinsider.com ~ According to the American Psychological Association (APA), there are three types of stress - acute, episodic acute, and chronic. While stress affects everyone differently, all three of these can negatively impact the health and happiness of…




Smoking Increases Risk For Depression And Schizophrenia, Study Suggests - Everydayhealth.com ~ Now, new research suggests that smoking may not only be damaging to our physical health, it make also increase the likelihood of developing mental illness.




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 The Mission of the Lyons Township MentalHealth Commission is to enhance through coordination, evaluation, intervention, planning and funding, a comprehensive community-based system of mental health, developmental disabilities, substance abuse and prevention services for people who reside in Lyons Township.  



The Lyons Township Mental Health Commission is one of approximately sixty-six community mental health boards in Illinois.  Boards are generally organized on a county basis except in suburban Cook County where there are a limited number of mental health boards in suburban townships.  In addition to Lyons Township, these include Berwyn Township, Cicero Township, Hanover Township, Proviso Township and Riverside Township.


To find contact information for  these or other mental health boards in Illinois, please link to the website of the Association of Community Mental Health Authorities of Illinois by clicking here





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