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A Recovery-Oriented Perspective & Approach To Behavioral Health Care: A Discussion Among A Peer & A Clinical Provider On Goals & Aspirations For Individuals With A Mental Health Condition

From the Part II of the webinar on “A Recovery-Oriented Perspective and Approach to Behavioral Health Care”, hear from Alison …

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Let’s Talk About Inclusive Healthcare For The LGBTQIA+ Community

Join PsychU to celebrate and raise awareness of LGBT History Month in October! With 4.5-12% of the US adults identify …

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The Next Crisis: Major Depressive Disorder – Pharmacist’s Corner Section Advisor Interview On PsychU’s Theme For October

Depression is one of the most common psychiatric illnesses affecting approximately 8% of American adults in a given year. Despite …

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Suicide Awareness & Prevention Infographic

If you or someone you know is in crisis, please contact the Suicide Prevention Hotline / Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255),or …

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Technology In Mental Health: Role Of The Treatment Team

Digital health technology can be used in a variety of settings to increase adherence, engage patients, and measure outcomes. Many …

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Bridging Gaps in Behavioral Health Treatment: A Narrative Summary

Introduction

The Lancet Commission on Behavioral health and Sustainable Development called for a global partnership of governmental agencies, development agencies, non-profits, …

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Suicide Awareness & Prevention: Pearl For Practice

September is National Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month. Suicide is currently the second leading cause of death in young adults …

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NAMI: It’s Okay to Talk About Suicide

In this fact sheet “It’s Okay to Talk About SUICIDE,” created by The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), provides …

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Antidepressant Use, & Hemorrhagic Stroke In Young Men & Women: A Discussion Of Article Findings With Pharmacy Corner Advisor, Megan Ehret

The focus of the article review is on the findings and implications of this January 2021 article from Stroke©.  The …

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Preventing Suicide: Pharmacist’s Corner Section Advisor Interview On PsychU’s Theme For September

Suicide is a critical issue across the globe. Nearly one million people worldwide die by suicide each year!  Death by …

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Patient Perspective: Wellness Strategies For Recovery From Mental Health Conditions

Laura Kaponer, Certified Peer Support Specialist, sits down with Dr. Miranda Fisher to discuss wellness strategies focused on improving mental …

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Patient Perspective: The Importance Of Mental Health Professionals

Laura Kaponer, Certified Peer Support Specialist, sits down with Dr. Miranda Fisher to share her perspective on the stigma mental …

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Patient Perspective: Living With Borderline Personality Disorder

Laura Kaponer, Certified Peer Support Specialist, sits down with Dr. Miranda Fisher to share her story on being diagnosed with …

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Cultural Considerations In Early Psychosis: An Interview With Dr. Joseph Deluca

Dr. Joseph Deluca will discuss the importance of working in a culturally sensitive way in early psychosis care and clinical …

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Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics Now Easier To Find Closer To Home

During their 2021 legislative sessions, both Maryland and North Carolina enacted bills to allow pharmacists to administer long-acting injectable antipsychotics …

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Illinois Medicaid To Cover New Behavioral Health Services

Under legislation, Senate Bill 2294, signed on July 6, 2021, the Illinois Department Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) will expand …

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U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths Rose Nearly 30% In 2020

Drug overdose deaths in the United States rose nearly 30% in 2020, based on state data reported on July 4, …

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Metrics & Improvement In Quality Outcomes: Pharmacist’s Corner Section Advisor Interview On PsychU’s Theme For August

In this interview, Dr. Megan Ehret, Pharmacist Corner Section Advisor, discusses metrics and quality outcomes. Find out what types of …

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Patient Perspective: Recovering From A Mental Illness

Laura Kaponer, Certified Peer Support Specialist, sits down with Dr. Miranda Fisher to discuss the many facets of recovery and …

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Tired, Takeaways, & Transformation: The Impacts Of The COVID-19 Pandemic & Shifts In National Health Policy

The COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted the mental health and well-being of many Americans. Studies have shown that nearly half of …

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A Patient & Caregiver’s Guide: Recognizing & Responding To Residual Symptoms Of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

While remission is the goal in treatment of patients with major depressive disorder (MDD), residual or lingering symptoms are common, …

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Kansas Establishes Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics

On May 3, 2021, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly signed legislation, Senate Substitute for House Bill 2208, to establish the Certified …

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Digital Technologies For Bipolar Disorder

Please join us for this discussion providing an overview of the use of digital technologies in bipolar disorder. Dr Goulding …

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Patient Perspective: Impact Of Self-Stigma On Recovery

Laura Kaponer, Certified Peer Support Specialist, sits down with Dr. Miranda Fisher to share her perspective on how self-stigma can …

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Addressing Racial Disparities In Healthcare For Black Americans: Follow-Up Q&A

In this follow-up to the webinar, Addressing Racial Disparities In Healthcare For Black Americans: Bridging The Gap & Changing The …

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Anxiety In Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) Fact Sheet

This infographic provides information on recognizing when anxiety becomes prominent in clinical depression and how to take steps toward getting …

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Digital Technologies For Substance Use Disorder

Arturo C. Taca, MD, Psychiatrist & Medical Director, INSynergy Treatment Center, describes the unmet treatment needs in addiction and mental …

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2021 BIPOC Mental Health Month Toolkit

Formally recognized in June 2008, Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month was created to bring awareness to the unique …

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Workplace Mental Health: Pharmacist’s Corner Section Advisor Interview On PsychU’s Theme For July

In this interview, Dr. Megan Ehret, Pharmacist Corner Section Advisor, discusses workplace mental health, an important topic particularly as we …

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NAMI: Mental Health Care Matters

Mental health treatment-therapy, medication and self-care, have made recovery a reality for most people experiencing mental illness. Although taking the …

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Pearls For Practice: Recognizing & Celebrating Pride Month

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersexed (LGBTQI*) people represents a diverse range of identities and expressions of gender and …

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63% Of People With Schizophrenia Take Medications Raising Risk Of Cognitive Impairment

About 63% of people with schizophrenia take medications with anticholinergic properties associated with cognitive impairment. Anticholinergics are substances that block …

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Washington State To Launch Prison Alternatives For Non-Violent Felony Offenders With Serious Mental Illness

The Washington Department of Corrections is launching alternatives to prison for felony offenders diagnosed with serious mental illness (SMI) under …

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National Surveys Reveal Disconnect Between Employees & Employers Around Mental Health Need

Two national surveys reveal a disconnect between employees and employers regarding mental health need. Overall, 65% of employers report that …

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Homeless Consumers With Chronic Mental Illness Have 32% Higher Health Costs Than Those Supportive Housing

In Maricopa County, Arizona, individuals with chronic mental illness (CMI) who experienced chronic homelessness have a 32% higher average health …

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Shared Decision-Making & Supporting Changes In Treatment

Explore the integration of shared decision-making into treatment plans to help patients achieve daily small steps to improve and maintain …

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What Role Can LAIs Play In Early-Phase Schizophrenia?

Understand the holistic causes of relapse, including thinking and acting long-term, emotional challenges, and adherence and review possible ways to …

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Psychiatric Advance Directive Fact Sheet

This is a downloadable text document on Psychiatric Advance Directive (PAD). This material is expected to serve as an introductory …

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Children’s Mental Health, The Pandemic, & The Next Normal

Children’s Hospital Colorado declared a mental health “state of emergency.” What was the criteria for this state of emergency? The system …

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February 2021 First Drop In Telehealth Utilization Since September 2020; Mental Health Accounts For Over Half Of Sessions

Between January and February 2021, the number of telehealth claims per month from commercially insured individuals in the United States …

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Over 60% Of People With Schizophrenia Use Tobacco; Use of Other Substances Tops 76%

About 62.3% of people hospitalized for schizophrenia spectrum disorders (SSDs) used tobacco. About 76.8% used tobacco or other substances such …

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Motivational Interviewing & Goal-Setting With Patients

Deep dive into steps designed to help motivate patients to take action towards meeting their goals.

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Nurses In Leadership Series: Dr. Karah Brashier

Join in the conversation as nurses across the country share their experiences, wisdom, and best practices that exemplify nursing at …

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Neuroimaging Updates In Schizophrenia & The Future Of Precision Medicine: An Interview With Dr. Anissa Abi-Dargham

Dr. Anissa Abi-Dargham will provide updates on the use of neuroimaging in Schizophrenia. She will focus on the recent findings …

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18% Of Older Adults Report Worsening Mental Health During COVID-19

For adults aged 50 to 80, 18% reported their mental health was worse during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public …

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Medicaid Behavioral Health Use During COVID-19 Dropped 34% For Children & 22% For Adults

Between March 2020 through October 2020 during the U.S. coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency, Medicaid behavioral health utilization …

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Suicide Rates Lower Among People Using Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics Than Those Taking Oral Antipsychotics

Suicide rates are lower among those using long-acting injectable antipsychotics (LAI) than those taking oral antipsychotics of the same compounds. …

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Mental Health Symptoms & Emergency Department Presentations Rise During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Federal survey data for April 2020 through February 2021 indicate that during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency, …

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Pharmacist Role In Managing Patients with Opioid Use Disorders (OUD)

In this presentation, Bethany DiPaula, PharmD, BCPP, FASHP addresses the progression of the opioid epidemic, the impact of COVID-19 pandemic …

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Trauma Informed Care: Pharmacist’s Corner Section Advisor Interview On PsychU’s Theme For June

In this interview, Dr. Megan Ehret, Pharmacist Corner Section Advisor, discusses trauma informed care, an important topic particularly as we …

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Recovery-Oriented Perspective & Approach (ROPA) To Behavioral Health Care: A Discussion Among A Clinician & A Peer Specialist On Acknowledgment & Addressing Of Recovery Challenges

Hear from Alison A. Carroll, LCSW-R and Dwayne Mayes, MS address questions from their webinar series on Recovery-Oriented Perspective and …

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Recovery-Oriented Perspective & Approach (ROPA) To Behavioral Health Care: A Discussion Among A Clinician & A Peer Specialist On Conveying Hope During One’s Recovery Journey

Join Alison A. Carroll, LCSW-R and Dwayne Mayes, MS, as they address questions from their webinar series on Recovery-Oriented Perspective …

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Recovery-Oriented Perspective & Approach (ROPA) To Behavioral Health Care: A Discussion Among A Clinician & A Peer Specialist On Inclusive Recovery

Hear from Alison A. Carroll, LCSW-R and Dwayne Mayes, MS, address questions from their webinar series on Recovery-Oriented Perspective and …

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Focus On Primary Care: Adverse Childhood Events & Trauma Informed Care

Phillip Lai, Pharm.D., BCPP interviews PsychU’ PCP Corner Section Advisors, Brendan Montano, MD and W. Clay Jackson, MD on the …

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Decreases In Local Psychiatric Bed Capacity May Be Associated With Subsequent Increases In Local Jail Populations

Decreases in local psychiatric bed capacity in the United States appear to be associated with subsequent increases in local jail …

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Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HAM-A)

Administration time: 10–15 minutes

Main purpose: To assess the severity of symptoms of anxiety Population Adults, adolescents and children

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan Series: Older Adult Infographic

In the United States, millions of Americans are affected by mental illness. The month of May has been designated as National Mental Health Awareness Month. PsychU joins the national …

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Psychotherapies For Mood Disorders & Schizophrenia

In the last decades, psychotherapy has gained increasing acceptance as a major treatment option for mood disorders and schizophrenia. This …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: Identifying Children At Risk For Mental Health Disorders With Dr. Mojgan Makki

Dr. Mojgan Makki, MD, DFAACAP shares her perspectives with Dr. Jacquelyn Canning on identifying children, adolescents, and young adults at …

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The Human Social Brain: Alterations In Schizophrenia

In this webinar, Dr Michael Green and Dr. Stephen Marder discuss alterations in schizophrenia. Both Drs. Green and Marder are …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: Dr. Mojgan Makki Shares Perspectives On Research In Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Tune in for this interview clip featuring Dr. Mojgan Makki, MD, DFAACAP as she shares her perspectives with Dr. Jacquelyn …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: Dr. Mojgan Makki Discusses Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Listen in as Mojgan Makki, MD, DFAACAP describes some of the differing definitions and challenges surrounding neurodevelopmental disorders in child …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: Dr. Mojgan Makki On Sleep In Children With Impulse Control And/Or Conduct Disorders

In this interview, Dr. Mojgan Makki, MD, DFAACAP talks with Dr. Jacquelyn Canning about the importance of sleep in children …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: Dr. Mojgan Makki On Accessing Care In Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Listen in as Mojgan Makki, MD, DFAACAP provides thoughts on accessing care for families in need of child and adolescent …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: An Interview With Jennifer Rothman, Senior Manager, Youth & Young Adult Initiatives, NAMI

In the United States, millions of Americans are affected by mental illness.  The month of May has been designated as National Mental Health …

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Over 40% Of Military Veterans Experienced Psychological Improvement During The Pandemic

During the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency, about 43.3% of U.S. veterans experienced positive psychological changes or post-traumatic …

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Suicide Rate Among Female Nurses Is Double The General Female Population Rate

Between 2017 and 2018, the suicide rate among female nurses in the U.S. was almost double that of the general …

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Oklahoma Law Limits Use Of Antipsychotic Drugs In Assisted Living Communities

On April 19, 2021, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt signed legislation to limit the use of antipsychotic drugs for residents of …

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The Impact Of COVID-19 On Mental Health Across The Lifespan: Older Adults

COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted the older adult population, placing additional complications on an already underfunded and resource-limited geriatric mental health …

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Mental Health In Children: Statistics & Supporting Organizations

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Characterizing Mixed States & Mixed Features: Conceptual Matters In Treatment Direction

This webinar reviews the history of mixed states and mixed features, focusing on conceptualization, phenomenology, diagnostic considerations and treatment options.

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Webinar Summary – Mental Health Journey: Voices From Individuals With Lived Experience On Self-Disclosure, Recovery, & Hope

This summary was developed utilizing the full recorded presentation of this webinar. You can access the full sourcing, polling results, …

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Clinical Trial Basics Handout or Brochure

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Clinical Trials Fact Sheet

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Perspectives On International Guidelines For Depression: Follow-Up Question & Answer Discussion With Dr. Sagar Parikh

In April, PsychU brought you our first global panel event focusing on perspectives surrounding international depression guidelines.  As a follow-up …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: An Interview With Dr. Mojgan Makki

In this presentation, Mojgan Makki, MD, DFAACAP describes some of the more common psychiatric, behavioral, and neurodevelopmental disorders in child …

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Mental Health Across The Lifespan: Late Life Depression

Late-life depression, an acute (but often chronic/recurrent) major depressive episode occurring in an older person, can be debilitating to those …

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Mental Health Awareness Month 2021 Toolkit

Mental Health America (MHA) started Mental Health Month in 1949 to communicate the importance of mental health to overall health. MHA …

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Schizophrenia: Fast Facts

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Nurse Wellness: A Call To Action

Worldwide, nurses are on the frontlines caring for the sick and injured of society. The presence of COVID-19 and the …

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Addressing The Needs Of The Asian Community In Mental Health – An Interview With Paul Gionfriddo

In this interview, Drs. Becky Wong, PharmD, MBA and Mariko Kobayashi, PhD Otsuka Medical Science Liaison, sat down with Paul …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: An Interview With Paul Gionfriddo, President & CEO Of Mental Health America (MHA)

In the United States, millions of Americans are affected by mental illness.  The month of May have been designated as …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: An Interview With The Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) Program Manager Hannah Zeller, MSW

In the United States, millions of Americans are affected by mental illness.  The month of May have been designated as …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: An Interview With John Budin, MD, DBSA Board Member

In the United States, millions of Americans are affected by mental illness.  The month of May have been designated as National Mental Health …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: A Series To Celebrate Mental Health Awareness

In the United States, millions of Americans are impacted by mental illness and/or substance abuse.  The month of May was …

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A Recovery-Oriented Perspective & Approach To Behavioral Health Care: A Discussion Among A Peer & A Clinical Provider On Treatment Decision Making

From the Part II of the webinar on “A Recovery-Oriented Perspective and Approach to Behavioral Health Care”, hear from Alison …

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Focus On Primary Care: Bipolar Disorder Update For Primary Care – The Rapid Mood Screener

May 2021 – Bipolar Disorder Update for Primary Care – the Rapid Mood Screener

Roland Larkin, PhD, MBA interviews PsychU’s PCP …

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Discussion Of Identifying Profiles Of Patients With Bipolar I Disorder Who Would Benefit From Maintenance Therapy With A Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotic

Mauricio Tohen, MD, DrPH, MBA; Joseph F. Goldberg, MD participated in a recent roundtable meeting, discussing the use of long-acting …

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Transforming Care Delivery: Implementing Integrated Behavioral Health Care In The Real World

In October 2020, nine key thought leaders representing disparate sectors of the health care system—from advocacy, primary care, criminal justice, …

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Social Cognitive Impairment Similar In Schizophrenia & Autism

Those with “schizophrenia spectrum disorders” (SSDs) and those with “autism spectrum disorder” (ASD) have similar levels of social cognitive impairment. …

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Frequent Psychiatric Hospitalization Is Highest Among Those With Schizophrenia

The odds of becoming a “high utilizer” of psychiatric hospital services are highest among those with schizophrenia, at 111% higher. …

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Cuyahoga County, Ohio To Launch Jail Diversion Center For Behavioral Health Treatment

Cuyahoga County and the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board are opening a pre-arrest diversion center that …

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Perspectives On International Guidelines For Depression

Clinical depression is a challenging diagnosis across the world. International Consensus Guidelines have been developed by key thought leaders to …

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Neuropsychiatric Symptoms In Alzheimer’s Disease: A Focus On Agitation

This webinar archive is a discussion on neuropsychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer’s disease, with a focus on agitation. Drs. Jeffrey Cummings, …

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56% Of Pennsylvania Behavioral Health Professionals Anticipate Using Telehealth To Deliver Services For More Than Half Of Consumers After COVID-19 Ends

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Pharmacists On The Front Lines: Addressing Prescription Opioid Abuse & Overdose

Pharmacists are an essential part of the healthcare team.  They are on the front lines of dispensing opioid pain medications …

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Focus On Primary Care: Lessons On Mental Health One Year After The Pandemic

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. In the year since, the world has …

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A Shot For Bipolar I Disorder? Identifying Appropriate Patient Profiles For Maintenance Therapy With Long Acting Injectable Medications

Bipolar I Disorder is a chronic mental health condition. Recurrence of mood episodes and functional deterioration are related. A question …

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The Interplay Of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) & Chronic Pain: Managing The Challenges

W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh, Chair Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry & Family Medicine, University of TN College of Medicine, …

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The STARR Coalition Seeks To Destigmatize Mental Health Research Through Innovative Initiatives & Programs

Join Luke Kramer, Executive Director of the Starr Coalition, as he discusses stigma involved in mental health research, goals for …

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Bipolar By The Numbers

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A Look At Adherence In Bipolar Disorder

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Digital Technologies For Schizophrenia

Dr. Brian Kirkpatrick, MD, MSPH, Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, …

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The STARR Coalition Supports Mental Health Clinical Research By Fostering Goodwill Among Stakeholders & Trust Within Communities

Meet Luke Kramer, Executive Director of the STARR Coalition, as he describes the importance of stakeholders working together to reduce …

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Insomnia: It’s Nothing To Lose Sleep Over

The World Sleep Society (WSS) celebrates World sleep day on Friday, March 19, 2021. The slogan for the 14th annual …

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Oregon Law To Decriminalize Drug Use Goes Into Effect, Offering Addiction Treatment Instead Of Incarceration

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31% Of Youth & Young Adults Prescribed Psychotropic Medications Report Misuse

Of the approximately 37,700 U.S. youth (aged 12 to 17 years) and young adults (aged 18 to 25 years) who …

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Medicare Approves Expedited Coverage Plan For ‘Breakthrough’ Medical Devices

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Why Unpaid Caregivers Should Be On Your Post-COVID Radar

The headline “Informal Caregivers Now Eligible For Vaccine” is eye-catching. California is prioritizing vaccine access for “informal caregivers”—defined as unpaid family …

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The Current State Of Women’s Mental Health

During this discussion, our panelists engage in a dialog reflecting on the research which underscores how women may be disproportionately …

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Women’s Mental Health & Wellness: Pearls For Practice & Daily Living

Women’s mental health are driven by various physiological, neurological, social, and cultural constructs. In this discussion, Tony will ask Sara …

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APA Releases New Evidence-based Practice Guideline for Patients with Schizophrenia

Patients with schizophrenia should have documented, comprehensive, and person-centric treatment plans that include evidence-based nonpharmacologic and pharmacological treatments, according to …

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The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS)

Studies show that postpartum depression (PPD) affects at least 10 percent of women and that many depressed mothers do not …

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People With Schizophrenia Have 2.7 Times The Risk Of Death Due To COVID-19 After Adjusting For Medical Risk Factors

People with schizophrenia spectrum disorder (schizophrenia) have about 2.7 times higher odds of dying from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) than …

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Patient & Caregiver: A Discussion On Patient Engagement

Dr. Elizabeth DiNapoli sits down with PsychU’s Patient and Caregiver Section Advisor Kathy Day to examine why patients might not …

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Maryland Legislature Considering Expanding Access To Behavioral Health Telehealth

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A Recovery-Oriented Perspective & Approach To Behavioral Health Care: A Discussion Among A Peer & A Clinical Provider (ROPA Series Part 2)

Recovery is possible for most individuals living with a mental health condition and this is a process that can improve …

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A Day in the Life of a PCP in the Age of COVID: C. Brendan Montano, MD

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In the COVID-pandemic era, the preparations and functions in the primary care office have changed.  In this video, internist …

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CMS Approves Oklahoma Medicaid Waiver To Cover IMD Services For Addiction & Serious Mental Illness

On December 22, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approved Oklahoma’s Medicaid waiver to expand access to …

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Largest Increases In Doctor-On-Demand Telemedicine Visits During COVID-19 Were For Unscheduled Behavioral Health Appointments

The largest overall increases in telemedicine visits to the Doctor On Demand telehealth service during the initial months of coronavirus …

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Davidson County Tennessee Opens Center As Jail Alternative For Mentally Ill Offenders

The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) in Tennessee opened a new Behavioral Care Center (BCC) to serve as an alternative …

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“Ask the Advisors”- Mental Health Wellness: Addressing Health Care Professional (HCP) Burnout During Uncertain Times

Listen to this virtual regional presentation for PsychU members in New York (Rockland & Westchester counties) and New Jersey on …

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Pharmacist’s Corner Section Advisor Spotlight: Interview With Dr. Megan Ehret, PharmD, MS, BCPP

In this interview, Dr. Ehret, Pharmacist Corner Section Advisor, discusses the PsychU February Theme of Healthcare Disparities with Aneta Fornal, …

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The Health Disparities Challenge That Lies Ahead

The current raging COVID pandemic has brought to the fore some key health disparities. The statistics show that COVID death …

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A Recovery-Oriented Perspective & Approach To Behavioral Health Care (ROPA): A Glossary Discussion

Recovery is possible for most individuals living with a mental health condition and this is a process that can improve …

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Perspectives of a Caregiver: Supporting Medication Adherence

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National Pharmacist Day & PsychU Annual Theme: Interview With Megan Ehret, PharmD, MS, BCPP

In this interview, Megan Ehret, PharmD, BCCP, PsychU Pharmacist Corner Section Advisor, recognizes National Pharmacist Day and discusses the PsychU …

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A Recovery-Oriented Perspective & Approach To Behavioral Health Care: A Discussion Among A Peer & A Clinical Provider (ROPA Series Part 1)

Recovery is possible for most individuals living with a mental health condition and this is a process that can improve …

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85% Of Primary Care Clinicians Report Patients’ Mental Health Decreased; 31% Report Rise In Addictions

Nearly a third of primary care clinicians (31%) have seen a rise in health care consumers with addiction, based on …

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Counties With Greater Social Vulnerability More Likely To Become COVID-19 Hotspots

U.S. counties with greater social vulnerability were more likely to become areas with rapidly increasing incidence of coronavirus disease 2019 …

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Alcohol-Induced Deaths Among Adults Increased 43% Between 2006 & 2018; Overall Rate For Women Increased 76%

Between 2006 and 2018, the age-adjusted rate of alcohol-induced death among adults aged 25 and older rose by 43%, from …

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The Future Of Health Care & Leveraging Technology

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Tracking Pathophysiological Processes In Alzheimer’s Disease: An Updated Hypothetical Model Of Dynamic Biomarkers

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Temporal and sequential pattern of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) biomarkers presents a framework for in-vivo staging of disease progression.
Accumulated evidence …

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The Neuropsychiatric Inventory: Development & Applications

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The Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI) is a reliable tool developed to capture a large scope of neuropsychiatric symptoms.
NPI’s utility and …

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Public Awareness Of Mental Health First Aid & Perception Of Community Pharmacists As Mental Health First Aid Providers

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Addressing Racial Bias In Health Care: Practice & Organizational Perspectives

Racial bias is evident at both the health delivery system level and educational/organizational level. Addressing racial bias in health care …

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The Role Of Trauma & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder In Eating Disorders, Food Addiction, & Obesity

Timothy D. Brewerton, MD, DFAPA, FAED, DFAACAP, discusses the mechanisms by which early-life trauma becomes biologically embedded in the brain, …

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Are You Where Your Consumers Are? Being Social On Social Media

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Important Findings About Suicide Risk & Eating Disorders

Individuals with eating disorders are at increased risk of suicide, compared with the general population. Some 20% of deaths among …

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Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing is a counseling style intended to strengthen reasons for behavioral change by eliciting a client’s motivations for change …

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Absence of Major Depression & Substance Use Disorder More Likely After Recovery from Eating Disorder

Those with an eating disorder (ED) frequently have psychiatric comorbidities; estimates range between 56% and 98%. Such comorbidities contribute to …

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CVS MinuteClinic Expands Telehealth Offering To Michigan, Pennsylvania & South Carolina

On October 8, 2019, CVS Health announced that it has expanded its MinuteClinic telehealth offering to Michigan, Pennsylvania, and South …

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Quantitative Description Of Medical Student Interest In Neurology & Psychiatry

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10 Ways To Combat Discrimination With Compassionate Language

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Provided by permission of the Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA). To learn more about DBSA, please visit …

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Inpatient Hospitalization For Mental Health Conditions

This interview, developed by Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), with Linea Johnson, highlights Ms. Johnson’s lived experience with inpatient …

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Age At Onset, Course Of Illness & Response To Psychotherapy In Bipolar Disorder: Results From The Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program For Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD)

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14% Of Annual Deaths Worldwide Due To Premature Deaths Among People With Mental Illness

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