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Helpline provides faster mental health care around pregnancy

In an effort to connect women with responsive mental health care in the weeks before and after pregnancy, the state health department and a collaborative virtual psychiatry practice are partnering up to provide consultation with clinicians statewide.

Source: Associated Press
Published: 16 May 2021

Mental health treatment should never be a luxury

National Mental Health Awareness Month has been commemorated every May since 1949. This is a month to focus on the prevalence of mental illness, raise awareness, educate the public and provide support to those who struggle with mental health.

Source: Albuquerque Journal
Published: 18 May 2021

What’s Going On with Youth and Mental Illness

An event from the Department of Psychiatry and School of Journalism explores the state of mental health in America’s children, adolescents, and young adults.

Source: The Earth Institute Columbia University
Published: 18 May 2021

Medscape Education’s Psychiatry Update 2021 Focuses on Hot Topics in Mental Health

Virtual Spring Conference will engage clinicians with the latest topics in psychiatry and discuss the practical application of emerging advances in clinical care through content from leading psychiatry experts,

Source: Associated Press
Published: 18 May 2021

Maryland Peace of Mind: The mental health effects of the pandemic

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we here at WBAL-TV have launched a major public awareness campaign. It is called “Maryland Peace of Mind,” and is aimed at helping us normalize conversations around mental health.

Source: YAHOO!News
Published: 17 May 2021

‘Time to practise what we preach’: Therapists on taking care of their mental health amid pandemic

Mental health professionals aren't immune to the disruption caused by the pandemic. Therapists are facing the same anxiety, uncertainty, and stress that are troubling those who seek their services

Source: The Indian Express on MSN.com
Published: 18 May 2021

Preventive interventions can improve mental health outcomes in children, teens and young adults

Offering interventions to young people in the general community can prevent the emergence of certain mental health disorders, according to the first comprehensive systematic review to address this question.

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 18 May 2021

New study finds COVID-19 affects mental health

New details have surfaced showing COVID-19 could affect the mind and the brain in significant ways. Researchers found some people who survive the virus may have lingering problems.

Source: WPBF
Published: 18 May 2021

Buyer Beware: Why Investors and Mental Health Practitioners Must Sit on the Same Side of the Table

Over the past few years, venture investment has surged in a previously sleepy vertical: mental health. Indeed, it can be hard to believe it was only a decade ago when a mere 3 deals worth $6.6 million represented the entirety of the mental health space.

Source: Psychiatric Times
Published: 18 May 2021

Preventive interventions in young people can prevent certain mental health disorders

Offering interventions to young people in the general community can prevent the emergence of certain mental health disorders, according to the first comprehensive systematic review to address this question.

Source: News Medical
Published: 18 May 2021

Mental Health Survival Kit, Chapter 4: Withdrawing from Psychiatric Drugs (Part 1)

Very few doctors know anything about withdrawal and make horrible mistakes. If they taper at all, they do it far too quickly.

Source: Mad in America
Published: 17 May 2021

Iowa Shifts Mental Health Care Funding To State In Tax Rearrangement

Iowa Democrats argue that the move, part of a large tax cut, doesn’t guarantee the state will properly fund mental health care services in the future. Meanwhile, North Carolina lawmakers

Source: Kaiser Health News
Published: 18 May 2021

Primary school children have long-term mental health benefit from counselling in school

Counseling sessions improve long term mental health in primary-school aged children, according to a new study. The research has implications for reversing declining mental health in young people in a COVID-19 era.

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 18 May 2021

These Latinos got Covid, and the mental health toll lingers. There's help, experts say.

Some Latinos who got Covid-19 say they still suffer from long-term mental health effects. Experts try to help combat hesitancy am ong Hispanics to seek help.

Source: YAHOO!News
Published: 18 May 2021

D.C. to divert some mental health calls away from police

D.C. police will not be the first responders to some mental health calls in the city. Under a new pilot program, 911 operators will instead send unarmed teams of behavioral health experts and peers to the scene.

Source: Washington Post on MSN.com
Published: 17 May 2021

Harmony United Psychiatric Care Enhances Behavioral Health Services with Genomind’s Precision Digital Mental Health Platform

Harmony United Psychiatric Care, a multi-city behavioral health practice & Genomind®, a comprehensive digital mental health solutions, are teaming up

Source: Business Wire
Published: 17 May 2021

Mindful Health Solutions Secures Growth Investment from Norwest to Expand the Reach of its Mental Health Services

Mindful Health Solutions (MHS), a leading provider of interventional psychiatry and other mental health services, today announced that it has closed a growth investment from Norwest. General Partner Dr.

Source: Joplin Globe
Published: 18 May 2021

Sununu says time for action, not talk, on mental health

When it comes to expanding the number of treatment beds to care for mentally ill adults and children, New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu said he is losing patience.

Source: New Hampshire Union Leader
Published: 16 May 2021

No Vacancy: How A Shortage Of Mental Health Beds Keeps Kids Trapped Inside ERs

A teenager spent 17 days in a Massachusetts emergency department awaiting psychiatric treatment. She and her mom documented the experience.

Source: WBUR
Published: 17 May 2021

Telehealth has permanent place in mental health treatment post-pandemic, providers say

After a year of talking with patients via Zoom, phone and sometimes FaceTime, some mental health providers are confident that telemedicine is here to stay, even after the pandemic goes

Source: Frederick News-Post
Published: 18 May 2021

Sununu issues order to ease mental health boarding in New Hampshire

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu is expanding mental health services in response to a court ruling that accused the state of "boarding" mental health patients who

Source: The Center Square
Published: 17 May 2021

NAMI York-Adams Counties offers virtual groups for mental health support

FOX43 talked to two of the meeting facilitators who live with bipolar disorder to find out how they are using their diagnoses to help others feel less alone.

Source: FOX43
Published: 18 May 2021

Virtual Care Tool Provides Mental Health Support for Youths

A California healthcare system has launched a virtual care tool to help young adults and adolescents in need of mental health support.

Source: mhealthintelligence.com
Published: 17 May 2021

State lawmakers seek non-police, community interventions to mental health crises

As more mental health patients find themselves handcuffed on the way to a psychiatric hospital, a bipartisan group wants to offer community-based options.

Source: North Carolina Health News
Published: 18 May 2021

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is National Mental Health Awareness month. Now is a good time to remember that those dealing with mental health issues are not alone. Everyone needs help from time to

Source: Effingham Daily News
Published: 18 May 2021

Law enforcement pleads for more mental health resources, psychiatric beds in U.P.

Earlier this week, the Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Office made a Facebook post about the need for more mental health resources in the Upper Peninsula. Last

Source: WJMN-TV
Published: 06 May 2021

Hazleton school counselors say return to classes helping mental health

Since Hazleton Area students had the option to return to classrooms a month ago, pressures that lead to mental health problems have lessened, two counselors said. "The mental health issues that were exhibited during virtual instruction appear to be much more manageable now that students are back in the classroom,

Source: Yahoo
Published: 18 May 2021

CHEO could turn to adult hospitals as mental health cases surge

Overwhelmed by the sudden and dramatic increase in the number of young people needing mental health care, eastern Ontario's children's hospital in Ottawa could soon look to the city's other hospitals to help ease the burden.

Source: cbc.ca on MSN.com
Published: 18 May 2021

Many Emergency Department Visits for Mental Health and Addiction-Related Issues May Be Prevented With More Outpatient Psychiatric Services

Nearly half of all psychiatric ED visits in a Canadian province were first-contact visits, indicating a needed for better outpatient access to psychiatric care.

Source: psychiatryadvisor.com
Published: 12 May 2021

New Mental Health Clinic Opens in Herkimer

The Beacon Center in Herkimer opened a new mental health outpatient treatment clinic today, as mental health issues surge during the pandemic.

Source: WKTV
Published: 17 May 2021