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PsychU is a free community and online resource library for mental health. Our members share one simple belief: enhanced information, increased collaboration, and ongoing discussion will lead to improved mental health care and patient outcomes for individuals with mental illness.

Trace Amine-Associated Receptor 1 (TAAR1): A Potential New Target…

[WEBINAR] December 13, 2022 | 12pm ET – Trace amines and trace amine-associated receptors (TAAR) are found throughout the brain and peripheral tissues and have modulating effects on neurotransmitters including dopamine, glutamate, and serotonin.

Pharmacokinetics, Plasma Concentrations & (Their) Clinical Relevance

[WEBINAR] January 26, 2023 | 12pm ET – Pharmacokinetics refers to the study of how drugs are processed by the body. Join the discussion on role of mental health treatments and the factors impacting mental health. We will be closing the discussion with the importance of pharmacokinetics and plasma concentration monitoring relating to the clinical setting.

PsychU 2022 Annual Theme
Opportunities in Mental Health

This year, opportunities in mental health focuses on the positive changes that can come about as mental health care continues to evolve post-pandemic. Join in the dialogue as the industry seizes new opportunities in mental health. #JoinTheConversation this year as #PsychU focuses in on Opportunities in Mental Health with our campaign Innovative. Empowered. Integrated.

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Call To Action: The Need For Stigma Awareness In Healthcare Professional Education

Call To Action: The Need For Stigma Awareness In Healthcare Professional Education

Recognizing the need for awareness of mental health stigma in healthcare professional education programs can be challenging. In this webinar, our panelists from medical, pharmacy, and psychology academic settings will discuss how mental health is addressed in their respective curricula, highlight opportunities to address self-stigma, and share resources available to…
Hot Topics: Clinical Questions In Schizophrenia (Part 5)

Hot Topics: Clinical Questions In Schizophrenia (Part 5)

Dr. Christoph U. Correll will address current and relevant clinical questions relating to schizophrenia. These questions and Dr. Correll’s responses will be recorded and released as short videos every few months. Christoph U. Correll, MD is a paid consultant of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.
Acadia Healthcare & The Jason Foundation Collaborate To Offer Suicide Prevention Services To Acadia Consumers

Acadia Healthcare & The Jason Foundation Collaborate To Offer Suicide Prevention Services To Acadia Consumers

Acadia Healthcare, a leading provider of behavioral health care services, and The Jason Foundation Inc. (JFI), a nationally recognized leader in suicide awareness and prevention, have expanded their offerings through a new collaboration with Acadia’s Children’s Behavioral Solutions and Military & Family Support Services. Through this alliance, The Jason Foundation…

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Hot Topics: Clinical Questions In Bipolar Disorder (Part 10)

Hot Topics: Clinical Questions In Bipolar Disorder (Part 10)

Drs. Mauricio Tohen and Joseph Goldberg will address current and relevant clinical questions relating to bipolar disorder. These questions and Dr. Tohen’s and Dr. Goldberg’s responses will be recorded and released as short videos every month. Joseph Goldberg, MD is a paid consultant of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization,…
Hot Topics: Clinical Questions In Bipolar Disorder (Part 10)

Hot Topics: Clinical Questions In Bipolar Disorder (Part 10)

Drs. Mauricio Tohen and Joseph Goldberg will address current and relevant clinical questions relating to bipolar disorder. These questions and Dr. Tohen’s and Dr. Goldberg’s responses will be recorded and released as short videos every month. Joseph Goldberg, MD is a paid consultant of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization,…
Antipsychotic-Related Stigma & The Impact On Treatment Choices

Antipsychotic-Related Stigma & The Impact On Treatment Choices

Antipsychotics are a class of medication that has traditionally been prescribed for individuals with psychosis, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and bipolar disorder but clinical trials have supported its use in major depressive disorder, borderline personality disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Individuals prescribed antipsychotics often do not adhere to this treatment due…

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  • Hot Topics: Clinical Questions In Bipolar Disorder (Part 10)

    Hot Topics: Clinical Questions In Bipolar Disorder (Part 10)

    Drs. Mauricio Tohen and Joseph Goldberg will address current and relevant clinical questions relating to bipolar disorder. These questions and Dr. Tohen’s and Dr. Goldberg’s responses will be recorded and released as short videos every month. Joseph Goldberg, MD is a paid consultant of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization,…

  • Sun Life Boosts Philanthropic Support To Continue Broadening Access To Health Services

    Sun Life Boosts Philanthropic Support To Continue Broadening Access To Health Services

    Sun Life has expanded its philanthropic support to help broaden access to mental health services for underserved and at-risk communities. Recognizing the impact of mental wellness on overall health, Sun Life is partnering with the National Alliance on Mental Wellness (NAMI) and the Black Mental Health Alliance for Education &…

  • NQF Partners With YouTube To Set Health Information Quality Standards For Social Media

    NQF Partners With YouTube To Set Health Information Quality Standards For Social Media

    The National Quality Forum (NQF) launched a project funded by YouTube Health to help health care stakeholders in their efforts to provide high quality online health information for consumers. The project is intended to advance quality standards for health information on social media. As part of this project, NQF will…

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Color Health Acquires Mood Lifters & Launches New Behavioral Health Solution To Connect More People To Care

Color Health Acquires Mood Lifters & Launches New Behavioral Health Solution To Connect More People To Care

Color Health acquired Mood Lifters a group-based mental health provider organization, which is enabling Color Health to launch a new behavioral healthcare solution for public and population health. With these new services, Color is helping public health departments, school districts, and others who care for population health provide behavioral and…
Impact Of Racism On Marginalized Patients & Providers – Gonzalo Gonzalez, DNP, APRN, NP-C

Impact Of Racism On Marginalized Patients & Providers – Gonzalo Gonzalez, DNP, APRN, NP-C

Listen to Amica Simmons-Yon, PharmD, PhD and Alyssa Peckham, PharmD, BCPP as they spill the tea on the impact of racism in the mental healthcare community with special guest, Dr. Gonzalo Gonzalez. As we know, the effects of racism are not confined to patients alone–but also impacts mental health professionals…
Hot Topics: Clinical Questions In Bipolar Disorder (Part 10)

Hot Topics: Clinical Questions In Bipolar Disorder (Part 10)

Drs. Mauricio Tohen and Joseph Goldberg will address current and relevant clinical questions relating to bipolar disorder. These questions and Dr. Tohen’s and Dr. Goldberg’s responses will be recorded and released as short videos every month. Joseph Goldberg, MD is a paid consultant of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization,…

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The Frameworks in Health and Quality programs are born out of OPDC's dedication to provide leading insights in the diseases we treat and education about optimal management of these diseases. Each program provides a set of educational resources for payers, members of care teams, and patients and their caregivers. These resources emphasize patient wellness and educate about the disease and ways to manage it.

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Request a free educational program for your organization or region today! These customizable PsychU presentations are available both online and in-person, and cover a range of topics including: schizophrenia, major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, care coordination, quality standards, and more.

Top Requested Presentations

The Neuropsychiatric Inventory: Development & Applications

Diagnostic & Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders–Fifth Edition (DSM-5): Key Updates VS DSM-IV-TR

Distinguishing Sedation From Efficacy In Antipsychotic Treatment

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Through the exchange of information, experience, and ideas, PsychU aims to shift the current trajectory of mental health care and improve the future outlook for individuals with mental illnesses. The following organizations share this vision, and stand alongside PsychU as contributing partners and supporters.