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Where Is This All Going? What Are States Doing/Not Doing To Address Our Mental Health Crisis? Trends In Behavioral Health Financing Models & State Innovation

The beginning of this year marked the end of an era in health care financing. Horizontal carve-outs used to be …

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Psychedelics For The Treatment Of Depression: Focus On 5-HT2A

Dr. Dennis Sholler discusses the topic of psychedelics for the treatment of depression. Dr. Sholler describes the prevalence and burden …

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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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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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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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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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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: 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 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 Series: Youth Mental Health – Stats & Supporting Organizations Infographic

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

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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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Roger …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Recovery Oriented Language Glossary

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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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A Vicious Circle: Suicidality & Stigma

The irony is painful: Suicidal behavior is highly stigmatized, but stigma itself may increase suicidality. The complex, reciprocal relationship between …

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Fire Up Your Hybrid For The Recovery Race

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Mental Health Education Roundtable: A Collaborative Discussion Among A Parent, Advocate & Educator

In July 2018, the state of New York became the first to require mental health instruction for all students, grades …

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Use Of Telemedicine & Technology In The Treatment Of Mental Health During The COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has increased the use of telemedicine to adapt to new social distancing guidelines. Transitioning to digital health …

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Impact Of COVID-19 On Mental Health Care: Perspectives From A Psychiatrist & Primary Care Provider On Access & Treatment

The COVID-19 pandemic will permanently change mental health treatment, agree Drs. Madhukar Trivedi and Sloan Manning, a psychiatrist and a …

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The Health Plans Have It!

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Half Of U.S. Population Projected To Have Obesity By 2030

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Telemedicine Provision: One State As A Case Study

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Expanding Your Integration Reach With Chronic Disease Mgmt & SDOH

All paths in the health and human services field seem to lead to more integrated consumer care coordination. Yet participating …

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Telehealth User Satisfaction Is High

User satisfaction is high among consumers who have used telehealth services, according to a J.D. Power survey. The overall customer …

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The Growing Push For Medicaid ACOs

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Addressing Social Determinants: Impacting Health & Wellness Beyond Traditional Medicine (SDoH Series Part 1)

Social determinants of health (SDoH) – like socioeconomic status, education, neighborhood and physical environment, employment, social support networks, and access …

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Giving Mental Illness A Voice: Patient Perspectives On Self-Disclosure & Stigma

Individuals living with mental illness often struggle with disclosing their mental health condition to others like friends, family, and employers, …

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Behavioral & Physical Health Integration: Barriers & Best Practices

Integrated care isn’t a new concept. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, integrated care helps patients and providers …

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The Opioid Crisis: Perspectives From Addiction Specialists In Primary Care & Psychiatry

The United States is currently experiencing an opioid epidemic, impacting health care providers across all specialties, including those working in …

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Treatment Plan Collaboration: Understanding & Incorporating Caregiver, Peer Support, & Clinician Perspectives

Mental illnesses are complex disorders which affect millions of adults in the United States. The burden of these conditions, as …

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The Art Of Clinical Assessment In Patients With Bipolar Disorder

Definitions and classifications for mental disorders and symptomology from publications like the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) …

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Shared Decision Making In Psychiatry: Fostering The Therapeutic Alliance In The Digital Age

Shared decision making is a patient engagement strategy in health care. Through this process, patients and their providers can exchange …

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Tackling Behavioral Health Provider Shortages: Health Plan Strategies From Access To Engagement

Given the growing demand and shrinking availability of clinical professionals – both psychiatrists and allied health providers such as social workers …

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Evolving Pharmacology Of Depression: Beyond The Monoamine Hypothesis

According to the World Health Organization, major depressive disorder (MDD) currently impacts 300 million individuals worldwide and is the leading …

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Can We Improve Functioning In Our Patients With Schizophrenia?

Clinicians are tasked daily with making informed decisions regarding patients. During this webinar, Greg Mattingly, MD, Medical Director at St. …

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Neuromodulation Techniques: State Of The Science

Clinicians managing patients with behavioral health issues are presented with various diagnostic and treatment challenges, spanning the areas of neurobiology, …

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The Results May Surprise You: Rates Of Preventive Care Use Among Individuals With & Without Mental Illness

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Barriers & Challenges To Successful Behavioral Health Integration

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Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs): A New Approach To Providing Mental Health & Addiction Treatment

Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers (CCBHCs) were established as a demonstration program under the federal Protecting Access to Medicare Act …

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Implementing Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment Programs: A Case Study

When substance use disorder and mental illness occur together, affected individuals may be more susceptible to poor physical health, relapse, …

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Cultural Considerations In The Management Of Patients With Major Depressive Disorder

A patient’s cultural background can influence factors such as when, how, and if they seek treatment, as well as their …

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Recognition & Treatment Of Mood Disorders In Primary Care: Highlighting Integrated Care Between The Pharmacist & Physician

The primary care setting is often the default for treatment of mood disorders, but primary care physicians can become overwhelmed …

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What Predicts Outpatient Follow-Up In Young Adults? Results From A Medicaid-Enrolled Sample

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In Integrated Care, One Size Does Not Fit All

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Suicide Affects Everyone: The Role Of The Health Care Professional In Suicide Prevention

Suicide is a critical issue across the globe, with 90% of suicide deaths occurring in individuals with a mental health …

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Available Screening Tools For Adults Suffering From Bipolar Affective Disorder In Primary Care: An Integrative Literature Review

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Pharmacogenomics & Personalized Medicine: Where Are We Now & Where Are We Going?

In this webinar, Henry A. Nasrallah, MD and Rifaat El-Mallakh, MD, review foundational concepts related to the cytochrome p-450 system …

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Current & Remitted Depression & Anxiety Disorders As Risk Factors For Medication Nonadherence

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This large cohort study examined the impact of current and remitted depression and anxiety disorders and other factors on …

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Stigma & Discrimination Experienced By People Living With Severe & Persistent Mental Illness In Assertive Community Treatment Settings

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A New Report Investigates Nurses’ Attitudes Toward Mental Illness

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Exploring Nonpharmacological Anti-Inflammatory Strategies In Mental Health: Connecting Science To Clinical Practice (Inflammation Series Part 2)

In this second webinar in the inflammation series, Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH, along with moderator and discussant Rachel Self, MS, …

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Why Don’t More Nursing Students Choose The Mental Health Field? A New Study Looks At Mental Illness Stigma Among Nursing Students

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Integrated Care: Navigating The Evolving Health Care System In 2017

The health care landscape continues to be dynamic in 2017. Part of the evolving system involves primary care providers coordinating …

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Dealing With Stigma In Mental Health: Are We Making Progress?

Individuals living with mental health conditions can face significant stigma, not only from the public, but also from health care …

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Improving Healthcare For Mental Health Patients: Is Collaborative Care The Answer?

Persons with severe mental disorders die 10-20 years earlier than the general population, with the majority of deaths being due …

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Identifying Populations For Care Coordination Interventions: The Health Plan Perspective

The goal of health care coordination is to meet individuals’ needs and preferences in the delivery of high-quality, high-value health …

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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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How Nursing Professionals Can Bring Hope & Recovery To Individuals With Depression

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DBSA: 10 Ways To Combat Discrimination With Compassionate Language

The language we use to talk about mental health is especially important. It can have powerful consequences. While some may …

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Do Inflammation & Metabolic Disturbances Metastasize To The Brain? Implications For Disease Modeling & Novel Approaches In Psychiatry (Inflammation Series Part 1)

During this webinar, Dr. Roger S. McIntyre, Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology (University of Toronto), Head of the Mood Disorders …

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Does Screening For Depression In Primary Care Improve Outcome?

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Bridging The Gap Between Primary Care & Psychiatry In The Treatment Of MDD: A Discussion Among Nurses

While collaboration between primary care and psychiatry is a goal in treating mental illness, there remains significant opportunities for improvement. …

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Managing & Financing Specialty Health Plans For The SMI Population

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The Impact Of Integrated Health Homes On Mental Health Service Delivery

The Medicaid health home option was established under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 and implementation began …

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NCQA© HEDIS® Measures & Mental Health: The Current Landscape & Future Developments

The importance of measuring quality is growing with each change in health care delivery and reimbursement. In this webinar, two …

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Suboptimal Response In Psychotic & Mood Disorders: Causes, Consequences, & Management Strategies

Suboptimal response is a common challenge and can lead to negative consequences for patients diagnosed with serious mental illness. In …

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A Foundational Approach To The Treatment Of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a chronic and devastating illness, affecting more than 21 million people globally. In this webinar, experienced psychiatrists Noel …

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A Collaborative Approach To Care Coordination For Patients With Schizophrenia: Perspectives From Nursing & Social Work

Many patients with schizophrenia fail to transition from inpatient settings to community mental health settings. In this webinar, Brooke Kempf …

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Early Intervention In Psychosis: Benefits, Barriers & Best Practices

Psychosis is ranked as one of the top three most disabling conditions worldwide, with a longer duration of untreated psychosis …

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‘Best Practice’ For Reducing Readmissions For Consumers With Chronic Conditions

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Better Is Not Well 2014

This video, developed by Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), highlights the “Better Is Not Well” dynamic forum, which provided …

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