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Destigmatizing mental health for women of color

Too often, women of color try to muscle their way through depression and anxiety on their own says Erica Richards, assistant professor of Psychiatry ... Make Mental Health Your Priority Part ...

Source: WTOP News
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Foundations for Change, PLC provides child and family psychiatric treatment using a holistic and integrated approach

... who is double board certified as a Family Psychiatric-Mental Nurse Practitioner and Child and Adolescent Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, Jeff Edelman provides the highest quality of uninterrupted care to children, adolescents ...

Source: ABC15 Arizona
Published: 18 Feb 2019

The largest mental-health facility in Texas shouldn't be a jail

Correction 1:31 p.m., February 17, 2017: This editorial has been corrected to accurately reflect the time of closure of the mental health treatment center, Timberlawn. It has now been a year since Timberlawn, one of the oldest psychiatric hospitals in ...

Source: Dallas Morning News
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Treating Mental Health Emergencies in Children

All patients receive an immediate, thorough psychiatric and psychosocial evaluation by child mental health specialists, regardless of their socioeconomic status, said child and adolescent psychiatrist Ruth Gerson, MD (Figure 4), director of the Children's ...

Source: Medscape
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Mental Health Hackathon Organized by Yale Psychiatry Residents, Judged by Multiple Yale Faculty

"The field of mental health is overdue for new solutions. I believe that technology could help us solve some of our biggest problems, including issues with access, engagement and timely intervention." Sofia Noori, MD, MPH, PGY-2, Yale Department of ...

Published: 18 Feb 2019

US Life Expectancy: The Mental Health Perspective

Am J Public Health. 2002;92:92-98. 13. Appelbaum PS. Public safety, mental disorders, and guns. JAMA Psychiatry. 2013;70:565-566. 14. VeryWell Health. Leading Causes of Infant Death. Updated December 2018. ...

Source: Psychiatric Times
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Va. program to give more children access to mental health care

The program will provide mental health training to screen ... Dr. Felicity Adams, who heads child and adolescent psychiatry at Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, will be one of the experts giving consultations over the phone with physicians all over southwest ...

Source: WSLS 10
Published: 18 Feb 2019

State seeks replacement of ‘failing’ mental health facility

Deputy Mental Health Commissioner Mourning Fox said in recent legislative testimony. To qualify for care at Middlesex, a person must be coming from a psychiatric hospital and must be in the state ...

Source: VTDigger
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Readers sound off on mental health, proper word choice and a police shooting

... steps will set the stage for the next 50 years in mental health and criminal justice policy in New York. The time to decarcerate people with serious mental illness is now. Imbedding psychiatric units inside new jails only enables society and the ...

Source: New York Daily News
Published: 18 Feb 2019

The Frightening Impact Of Climate Change On Mental Health

It is taking its toll on the mental health of citizens in countries such as the US and UK. Last October, Psychiatric Times published an article on the implications of climate change for mental health. They pointed out that this is an issue that has mostly ...

Source: Blue & Green Tomorrow
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Black Women: Mental Health Treatment is For Us Too

More recently, the American Psychiatric Association recently published a study that revealed: Only ⅓ of black Americans who need mental health care receive it Physician-patient communication differs for African Americans and whites. Physicians were 23% ...

Source: Black Enterprise
Published: 17 Feb 2019

New stats show Vermont mental health patients waiting for treatment

As Vermont officials seek ways to bolster an overburdened mental health system, new statistics are shedding light on the size of that problem. A legislative report shows that there were more than 5,000 admissions for inpatient psychiatric care in Vermont ...

Source: Valley News
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Q&A: Non-profit Take This addresses mental health challenges among gaming community and creators

and whether or not that is a psychiatric diagnosis or something else. One of the things we really strive to do is normalize the experience of mental health challenges because it’s very, very common, and it’s not something to be embarrassed about.

Source: GeekWire
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Secret group wants psychiatric panel to judge the mental health of Trump

A secretive working group is devising a plan to create a medical panel that would screen the health of the president and other candidates in the hopes of determining that President Trump is not fit for office or stopping another like him. The public face ...

Source: The Washington Examiner
Published: 09 Feb 2019

One year after Parkland massacre, SWFL students get candid about mental health

The district also allocated for a full-time mental health counselor at the Success Academy. The Charlotte County School District expanded its 24-year partnership with Charlotte Behavioral Health Services, increasing psychiatric consultations and allowing ...

Source: WINK News
Published: 14 Feb 2019

200 benefit from mental health services at QF clinic

Dr Majed al Abdullah, senior consultant psychiatrist and deputy chair of HMC’s Psychiatry Department, said the establishment of the mental health clinic at QF’s Primary Health Care Center, is an example of ongoing efforts to facilitate easier access to ...

Source: Qatar Tribune on
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Macon mental health recovery center plans expansion

RELATED: Resources for mental health and addiction in Central Georgia "Clients come ... According to the Treatment Advocacy Center, the number of psychiatric hospital beds dropped from 1,187 in 2010 to 954 in 2016. Fulcher says this drop put pressure ...

Source: WMAZ
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Barnes: Thoughts on mental health

a psychiatric facility in Topeka. While the primary thrust of the large campus-like institution was assisting individuals to overcome challenges to their mental health, of equal concern was to help them achieve mentally healthy approaches to life.

Source: The Daily Courier
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Sarpy County takes $1M step toward mental health center

"The de facto mental health centers are now your jails, correctional centers and your emergency rooms in Nebraska, and that's just not acceptable," Kelly told the Omaha World-Herald. "These people that are having psychiatric crises, they need help.

Source: Houston Chronicle
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Walking and Moderate Exercise Boost Your Mental and Physical Health

Physical Activity Protects Against Depression In a report published in JAMA Psychiatry ... Exposure to Nature Benefits Mental Health In a videocast from the National Institutes of Health, Dr ...

Source: Psych Central
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Children’s of Alabama helping families navigate available mental health resources

A lot of parents struggle feeling guilty and responsible.” “I think a lot of people really don’t know where to start,” said Psychiatric Intake Response Center Director Cindy Jones. “So what we’ve done here at Childen’s of Alabama is we’ve ...

Source: WBRC
Published: 15 Feb 2019

These Researchers Want to Focus on Preventing Childhood Trauma Through Public Health

It’s no secret childhood trauma can affect your mental health either as a child or later in life ... childhood trauma has broad effects on adult functioning — ranging from psychiatric status to financial and educational functioning — and these ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Sununu pledges increases for NH mental health, school buildings in budget proposal

Chris Sununu unveiled a $13 billion two-year state budget proposal before the state Legislature on Thursday, with millions of dollars in one-time investments for mental health ... unit on the grounds of the state psychiatric hospital; $2 million for ...

Source: New Hampshire Union Leader
Published: 14 Feb 2019

The Latest: Sununu budget shows mental health plan goals | Charlotte Observer

Chris Sununu says with his proposed budget and other executive actions coming soon, New Hampshire can achieve two-thirds of the goals outlined in the state's new 10-year plan for mental health in just ... He also proposed new psychiatric beds around ...

Source: The Charlotte Observer
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Last year, unit served 3,000 documents ranging from evictions to mental health holds

The Boulder County Jail has struggled in recent years with housing people who arguably should be in a hospital, but beds for psychiatric patients in such places are in short order. The jail, Manes said, used to handle mental health transports, but that ...

Source: Daily Camera
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Tech, TTUHSC develop Mental Health Institute

Child psychiatry from the TTUHSC could coordinate with psychology, marriage and family therapy at Tech, he said. The Center for Superheroes, a mental health center that provides comprehensive medical and mental health care for victims of childhood trauma ...

Source: The Daily Toreador
Published: 17 Feb 2019

The Latest: Sununu budget shows mental health plan goals

Chris Sununu says with his proposed budget and other executive actions coming soon, New Hampshire can achieve two-thirds of the goals outlined in the state's new 10-year plan for mental health in just ... also proposed 108 new psychiatric beds around ...

Source: Houston Chronicle
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Mental health advocate Dennis Gillan presents in Tepper

On Feb. 10, mental health speaker Dennis Gillan came to Carnegie Mellon ... while some are available in the general Pittsburgh area such as Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC). Help does not stop outside Pittsburgh; resources such as the ...

Source: The Tartan
Published: 18 Feb 2019

RECOVERY WEEK | Stories of mental health and addiction in Central Georgia

The crisis stabilization unit provides a wide variety of personalized mental health services for adults and children ... According to the Treatment Advocacy Center, the number of psychiatric hospital beds dropped from 1,187 in 2010 to 954 in 2016.

Source: WMAZ
Published: 16 Feb 2019

PsycHealth Ghana Assists mental health Patients

PsycHealth Ghana undertook the exercise with support from the Accra Psychiatric and Achimota Hospital. Ms Baaba Botchway, the Founder of PsycHealth Ghana, said the NGO prioritised mental health patients, saying, “Our existence as an organisation is to ...

Source: News Ghana
Published: 14 Feb 2019