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Climate Change and Its Impacts on Mental Health

The mental health consequences are also vast, pervasive, and likely to last longer than most other impacts on health.3 They require attention, understanding, education, and commitment from all of psychiatry (and other health and mental health professionals ...

Source: Psychiatric Times
Published: 12 Oct 2018

Psychiatric Patients Held in Jails Due to Alaska Hospital Staff Shortage

Officials at the Alaska Psychiatric Institute in Anchorage said the facility ... some potential API patients are expected to find themselves held in a mental health unit at a jail, even if they are not accused of a crime. The situation prompted strong ...

Source: Governing
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Few Seniors Who Self-Harm Referred for Mental Health Care

TUESDAY, Oct. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Most older adults who self-harm are not referred to mental health services, according to a study published online Oct. 15 in The Lancet Psychiatry. Catharine Morgan, Ph.D., from Manchester University in the United ...

Source: Doctors Lounge
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Piedmont wants to erase stigma over mental health

“Sometimes this leads to a mental health crisis requiring psychiatric hospitalization, when earlier access to outpatient care could have prevented the emergency,” Buckman wrote. She added that to improve access to services, Piedmont Community Services ...

Source: Martinsville Bulletin
Published: 14 Oct 2018

Out of the Darkness Tyler walk to raise awareness of suicide, help break stigmas of mental health factors that may lead to it

She had a three-year episode that led to multiple psychiatric hospitalizations, jail stays for trespassing and suicidal thoughts. “I was the one that was in the mental health field and all of a ...

Source: Tyler Morning Telegraph
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Getting Help For My Mental Health Was Hard. Staying Better Is Harder.

The conversation surrounding mental health tends to revolve around how to get better ... I think often about something a fellow patient at the psychiatric ward said when he was asked what his plans were post-discharge. Rather than talk about his goals ...

Source: HuffPost
Published: 10 Oct 2018

Selena Gomez Reportedly Admitted to Psychiatric Facility After Health-Related ‘Emotional Breakdown’

Now, TMZ reports, the singer has reportedly entered a mental-health facility after having an “emotional ... Subsequently, Gomez was reportedly admitted to a psychiatric facility somewhere on the East Coast.

Source: Vulture
Published: 11 Oct 2018

Selena Gomez Has 'Emotional Breakdown' and Now Receiving Mental Health Treatment

We're told Selena is currently at an East Coast psychiatric facility and is receiving dialectical behavior therapy -- DBT. The therapy treats various mental health disorders. Selena has received DBT in the past. There have been multiple signs of trouble.

Source: TMZ
Published: 11 Oct 2018

7 most-read stories to highlight World Mental Health Day

To highlight World Mental Health Day, Healio Psychiatry compiled a list of the most-read articles on mental health in 2018. Although there have been positive trends in prevalence of heavy episodic drinking and alcohol-related mortality since 2010 ...

Source: Healio
Published: 10 Oct 2018

A mental illness journey: Clinging to hope after hitting personal rock bottom

Kelly has twice been admitted to Bellin Psychiatric in the past two-and-a-half years. She’s received extensive outpatient therapy. But these are much, much brighter days than before. It doesn’t just take a village to battle mental health. It takes ...

Source: The News Leader
Published: 13 Oct 2018

After years of criticism, MSU mental health services improve

Before becoming the director, he said the utilization rate of counseling and psychiatric services was around five percent. The average for student mental health services provided by Big Ten ...

Source: The State News
Published: 11 Oct 2018

The simple solution to good mental health we can no longer ignore

There are thousands of professionals researching psychiatric medications all over the world; in the meantime, there are a remarkably few of us researching how nutrition affects mental health even ...

Source: Aleteia
Published: 11 Oct 2018

Why Don’t We Talk More About Mental Health? – OpEd

... tackling mental illness is a major expansion of online psychiatric resources such as virtual clinics and web-based psychotherapies. The economic consequences of poor mental health are quite significant. The cognitive symptoms of depression like ...

Source: Eurasia Review
Published: 13 Oct 2018

What Mental Health Experts Want You to Know Before Watching the Buzzy New YouTube Series ‘The Mind of Jake Paul’

“Antisocial personality disorder is psychiatry's way of trying to classify people without ... “You could never diagnose [a mental health condition] from a persona, because a persona is somebody’s act.” (In episode four, Jake’s former co-star ...

Source: Self
Published: 12 Oct 2018

Questions swirl as mental health patients are sent to jail for treatment

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - The Alaska Psychiatric Institute is the state-run entity charged with inpatient mental health services for individuals requiring hospitalization for a psychiatric crisis. So, why are potential patients being sent to jail? In the past ...

Source: KTUU.com
Published: 13 Oct 2018

Diagnostic labels for mental health conditions are not always useful

Also, mental health conditions have highly variable symptoms ... on the person rather than the label is known as precision psychiatry. This customised approach seeks to target the specific ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 10 Oct 2018

Netflix Addiction; Bipolar Disorder & Diet; World Mental Health Day

(American Journal of Psychiatry) Today marks the World Health Organization's World Mental Health Day, with this year's theme focusing on "young people and mental health in a changing world." A case study reported in the International Journal of Eating ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 10 Oct 2018

Prison Psychiatry Chief Accuses California of Misleading Court on Mental Health Care

The chief psychiatrist for California's prison system is accusing state officials of providing inaccurate and misleading data to a federal court and to lawyers for prison inmates fighting to improve psychiatric care inside state prisons, according to court ...

Source: Governing
Published: 11 Oct 2018

Selena Gomez Enters a Mental Health Facility for Anxiety and Depression

Earlier this year, Selena Gomez completed a two-week program for anxiety and depression—and following recent health obstacles, she has reportedly re-entered treatment at the same psychiatric facility ... during her time at the mental health facility.

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 11 Oct 2018

Prevalence of common mental disorders high among Iraq/Afghanistan veterans

Past deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan was linked to higher rates of common mental disorders and probable PTSD among ex-military service personnel in the United Kingdom, according to findings published in British Journal of Psychiatry. Furthermore ...

Source: Healio
Published: 12 Oct 2018

Blessed are Those with Mental-Health Disorders; for They Shall be Treated with Dignity

Although still functioning at work and home, she sought early psychiatric treatment to improve ... Is suffering simply the fate of those with mental-health disorders? Can trials and tribulations ...

Source: Psych Central Blog
Published: 13 Oct 2018

Tips from a local psychiatrist on World Mental Health Day

BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — It’s World Mental Health Day and this year, it’s dedicated to young people. Dr. Michael Lavin, the Lourdes Hospital Director of Psychiatry, says common disorders in young ...

Source: WBNG 12 News
Published: 10 Oct 2018

Lancet report: Mental illness will cost the world $16 trillion by 2030

The Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health and Sustainable Development brought together 28 global experts in psychiatry, public health, neuroscience and advocacy, as well as people with first-hand experience of mental health conditions. Launched at the ...

Source: Lake County News
Published: 12 Oct 2018

Selena Gomez’s Mental Health Facility Visit: Here’s What Reportedly Triggered Her Breakdown

The pop star, who is allegedly currently being treated at a psychiatric facility on the East Coast, apparently decided to check herself in for mental health treatment after being in the hospital ...

Source: PopCrush
Published: 12 Oct 2018

How To Seek Mental Health Help For The First Time

Therapy can also be vital during difficult settling-in periods on psychiatric medication. Many people end up with a small team including a GP, therapist and psychiatrist all working on different aspects of their mental health treatment. People under the ...

Source: Lifehacker Australia
Published: 10 Oct 2018

Mental health advocates: Lady Gaga, Mariah Carey, more speak out to break stigmas

"Mental health currently receives less than 1 percent of global ... She took to Instagram to explain that women on psychiatric medication are not "out-of-control." "Most women on meds are women who have been brave enough to help themselves," she wrote ...

Source: AM New York
Published: 10 Oct 2018

‘Start mental health screenings early’

Malaysian Psychiatric Association patron Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye said the Health Ministry had a programme teaching students about mental health but it was not possible to cater to the five million students in 10,000 schools nationwide. “It is a monumental task.

Source: The Star Online
Published: 10 Oct 2018

In the Pursuit of Reducing Stigma, Practice Fusion Supports the Efforts of Mental Illness Awareness Week

We hope to continue helping psychiatric providers and professionals in their efforts to reduce and #CureStigma around mental illness and deliver treatment. 1 https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/statistics/mental-illness.shtml 2 https://www.nami.org/Get ...

Source: Practice Fusion
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Maternal Mental Illness Impairs Recognition of Child Emotions

The study included 57 pregnant women from obstetric departments and mental health centers around Copenhagen ... Commenting on the findings, Eduard Vieta, MD, PhD, chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Barcelona Hospital ...

Source: Medscape
Published: 10 Oct 2018