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Optimism, Self-Compassion, Income Tied to Better Mental Health in Older Adults

The findings are published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry ... physical and mental health and diseases. “The eventual goal would be to develop new health-focused interventions ...

Source: Psych Central
Published: 17 May 2019

The Health 202: Lawmakers push to extend funding for mental health clinics set to end in July

cut off medication-assisted treatment to 9,000 patients and reestablish wait lists for mental health services, according to estimates provided by the senators’ offices. “We have seen psychiatric crisis services, 24-hour services, start up in the ...

Source: The Washington Post
Published: 17 May 2019

How the Mental Health Community Is Bracing for the Impact of Climate Change

Related stories 415: The Most Dangerous Number Hear Avicii's Posthumous New Single 'Tough Love' Mental health professionals have begun to mobilize against the threat. The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has a half-dozen climate change–related ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 16 May 2019

Virginia’s police officers are handcuffing people having a mental health crisis. The state wants to change that.

Psychiatry and Public Policy report. Suffolk Deputy Police Chief Steve Patterson said his officers’ safety is a concern when it comes to transporting people undergoing a mental health crisis.

Source: The Virginian-Pilot
Published: 17 May 2019

Kaiser Mental Health Clinicians Threaten Statewide Strike

psychiatric nurses and addiction medicine specialists, are demanding that Kaiser increase staffing levels to address what union leaders call a crisis of access to mental health services.

Source: Patch
Published: 17 May 2019

Owl Insights Selected as Preferred Measurement-based Care Platform for American Psychiatric Association's PsychPRO Mental Health Registry

PORTLAND, Ore., May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Owl Insights Inc., a cloud solution for measurement-based behavioral care (MBC), today announced that it has been selected by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) as a patient reported outcomes measures ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 16 May 2019

Sue Lani Madsen: The glimmers of hope for mental health

The next generation of physicians will be more aware of mental health and addiction, no longer marginalized conditions but treated in the mainstream. New approaches in psychiatry use medications as just one part of treating the whole person – biological ...

Source: The Spokesman-Review
Published: 18 May 2019

Hope Center brings psychiatric mental health to Vail Valley with telemedicine

Hope Center recently announced its addition of telepsych services for the Vail Valley. The program will provide access to experienced psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners from the Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center at the University of ...

Source: Vail Daily
Published: 10 May 2019

How Austinites are working to improve, erase stigma around women's mental health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and this week is National ... who works as a practice manager for Emerge Services at Integral Care providing therapies and psychiatric services, explains that she sees certain qualities unique to women when it comes ...

Source: KXAN
Published: 17 May 2019

Counties Are Key to Solving Our Nation’s Mental Health Crisis

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration reports that a third ... The Council of State Governments Justice Center and the American Psychiatric Association Foundation. Since the initiative launched in May 2015, nearly 500 counties ...

Source: Route Fifty
Published: 16 May 2019

Democrats’ bill calls for sweeping review of Maine’s mental health system

“When Maine and other states closed dysfunctional and dehumanizing psychiatric institutions decades ago ... on the road are dealing with those that are struggling with mental health issues.” Morton said those mental health issues often manifest ...

Source: Portland Press Herald
Published: 16 May 2019

Man charged in newspaper shooting will be committed to psychiatric hospital for mental health evaluation

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — An Anne Arundel County Circuit Court judge has ordered the man charged in the Capital Gazette shooting committed to Maryland’s maximum-security psychiatric hospital for a mental health evaluation. Judge Laura Ripken, who is presiding ...

Source: Omaha
Published: 08 May 2019

Why every business leader should care about childhood mental health

evidence-based therapy can be very effective in helping to manage and treat the symptoms of behavioral and mental health disorders. Cunningham says she also hears from people who are afraid of psychiatric medications. “You wouldn’t be concerned about ...

Source: Fast Company
Published: 16 May 2019

Genomind Inc. Recruits Group of World-Renowned Experts in Psychiatry and Neurology to Advance Its Commitment to Mental Health Innovation

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--(Business Wire)--Genomind, a leader in genetics-based mental healthcare, today announced that it has strengthened its leadership position in mental health innovations by adding three thought leaders in psychiatry and neurology to its ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 13 May 2019

LMHC has new psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner

Tierria McGlothin, a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, has joined Lakeland Mental Health Center's (LMHC) psychiatric team and will begin to provide telehealth services at both the Detroit Lakes and Moorhead offices in May this year. McGlothin ...

Source: DL Online Giving Information Life
Published: 07 May 2019

Sonoma County residents criticize proposed $1.3 million in mental health services cuts

Expressing their opposition to the planned funding reduction, about 20 people clad in green representing mental health awareness month turned ... dollars by reducing hospital emergency room visits, psychiatric hospital admissions and law enforcement ...

Source: The Press Democrat
Published: 17 May 2019

Resources are available for mental health, stress

Minnesota's Mobile Crisis Mental Health Services teams are made up of mental health professionals and practitioners who provide psychiatric services to people in their own homes or other sites outside traditional clinical settings. Crisis lines are ...

Source: AG Week
Published: 18 May 2019

Thousands Of Mental Health Workers Prepare To Strike Over 100 Kaiser Permanente Locations

“There is a mental health care crisis at Kaiser Permanente,” said Clement Papazian, a Kaiser Permanente psychiatric social worker, in a statement Thursday. “We won’t stop fighting until all Kaiser patients can access the mental health care that ...

Source: Santa Clarita Radio
Published: 17 May 2019

Banner adds senior mental-health services at McKee

leaving patients in need of immediate psychiatric care. We are excited to now be able to care for these patients locally and ensure everyone in need is properly treated and cared for.” LOVELAND — Banner Health is adding new mental-health services for ...

Source: BizWest
Published: 17 May 2019

Compulink Previews New User Interface for its Mental Health SMART EHR at APA 2019

Its mental health-specific solution includes EHR, practice management, ASAM interface, EPCS, and a mobile-based patient engagement solution. The company also provides an expert revenue cycle management service for its clients.

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 16 May 2019

Pasadena Takes On Mental Health in Written Words and Deeds

Mental Health Day is perhaps the committee’s biggest collaborative ... Archer recalled the case of a schizophrenic expressing an interest in psychiatry so that he might help others like himself. Rather than reject the idea, the strategy was to put ...

Source: Pasadena Now
Published: 17 May 2019

How to date with a mental health concern

But we must consider context. Those immediate post-war generations were raised in an era when having a mental health issue was seen as a sign of weakness. Psychiatric hospitals were deemed ‘madhouses’ and anyone who went to a therapist did so in utmost ...

Source: Female First
Published: 16 May 2019

Kaiser mental health workers union threatens open-ended strike

The mental health professionals at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center ... More than 80 percent of Kaiser Permanente psychologists, therapists, social workers and psychiatric nurses statewide have signed petitions authorizing an open-ended strike that could ...

Source: Vallejo Times Herald
Published: 17 May 2019

State to expand mental health services for kids

Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband of the DOJ's Civil Rights Division listed examples of children struggling to navigate the state's mental health care system. He spoke about a 10-year-old boy who was put in a psychiatric hospital and residential ...

Source: Williamson Daily News
Published: 17 May 2019

Taraji P. Henson to host mental health summit

Henson is set to host a two-day mental health summit next month ... Stewart, the first African-American and first woman to be named President of the American Psychiatric Association. Taraji herself is set to take part in the event, as will the BLHF ...

Source: kpvi
Published: 17 May 2019

Hill lawyer running for judge wants to prioritize mental health

“I want to start to order full psychiatric evaluations of low-level offenders ... system “has some fundamental flaws” – such as implicit bias, the lack of mental health treatment and cash bail, which Philly’s reform-minded DA Larry Krasner ...

Source: Chestnut Hill Local Philadelphia PA
Published: 16 May 2019

Why exercise is good for your mental health by Dorset Mind

An interesting study of 1.2 million individuals in the Lancet Psychiatry journal in August last year investigated the link between physical exercise and mental health. It revealed that over the period of a month, participants who exercised had nearly half ...

Source: Bournemouth Daily Echo
Published: 18 May 2019

Neurofeedback counseling helping those battling mental health issues

(05/16/19) - Loril Allen, a licensed professional counselor with Strategic Counseling Solutions (SCS) stops by to chat about Neurofeedback (NFB) an how it can help you overcome anxiety, focus issues, deprresion, and other issues. Allen is hosting a free ...

Source: KTVE
Published: 16 May 2019

19 Psychiatric Medications to Power Up Your Mental Health

There are lots of different medications out there to power up your mental health—but what do they all do? Here, David Hellerstein, M.D., a research psychiatrist and professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center, breaks down the ...

Source: Men's Health
Published: 10 May 2019