The literature shows this demographic is less likely to use mental health services, and may opt for informal sources of care and support. ... Practical solutions involve actively promoting mental health services in the primary care offices, Dr.
to cut mental health programs and close facilities. ... The result is that patients who'd relied on publically funded programs to address mental health issues, or just not get so frustrated at a lack of resources, sometimes turn violent
They used self-reported symptoms of depression and antidepressant use, and then examined those with the most severe symptoms on a mental health index or those regularly using antidepressants. ... Low mental health index scores were associated with an
Clinicians can choose from over 90 improvement activities in nine subcategories: expanded patient access, population management, care coordination, patient engagement, patient safety, health equity, integration of behavioral health, participation in
The rule advises against psychiatrists commenting on the mental health of public figures they have not examined. ... Mental health professionals train for years and throughout their careers to gain and maintain necessary skills for diagnosing and
That's tough for us and for the patients. … We are still working on getting robust mental health and case management services, the things that would make a clinic that prescribes ... The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA)
Mental health issues crowd emergency departments, as few mental health clinics are available. ... Persons with little interest in their own health continue to smoke and drink, use Meth and eat poorly.
overpayments to Medicare Advantage plans, improving the Medicare Part D drug benefit, increasing appropriations for health research, and reducing disparities in mental health benefits. ... for SCHIP; reduced Medicare cost-sharing for mental health
A few weeks ago I wrote about dubious medical research from the 1950s involving prostate biopsies on skid row alcoholics. The research had ...
He suggested starting the whole process over. (The Hill, Politico). Mental health care. ... Mental health parity regulations released by the federal government will take effect July 1.