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Addressing Racial Disparities In Healthcare For Black Americans: Follow-Up Q&A With Harriet A. Washington

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

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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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Spotlight On Minority Mental Health Month: A Conversation With Dr. Napoleon B. Higgins Jr.

PsychU invites you to join the conversation with Dr. Napoleon B. Higgins Jr. as he discusses some of the challenges …

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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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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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Let’s Talk About LGBTQIA+ & Mental Health

As we celebrate Pride Month, PsychU will be joining the LGBTQIA+ community in raising awareness of what it means to …

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Introduction To LGBTQIA+ Populations, Mental Health Disparities, & How To Provide Culturally Competent & Affirming Care

The month of June is Pride Month and throughout the world the LGBTQIA+ communities come together to celebrate sexual and …

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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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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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The Importance Of Housing For Individuals With Mental Illness

The presentation entitled “The Importance of Housing for Individuals with Mental Illness” with speaker Kathy Day helps bring light to …

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Those With A Recent History Of Homelessness & Mental Illness Who Declined Housing First Individual Placement & Support Services Had Lower Odds Of Obtaining Employment

Those with a recent history of homelessness and mental illness who declined Housing First individual placement and support services had …

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Schizophrenia: Fast Facts

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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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Addressing Racial Disparities In Healthcare For Black Americans: Bridging The Gap & Changing The Trajectory

In this webinar, three speakers engage in timely discussion honoring Black History Month on the topic of racial disparities in …

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Will Investing In Social Determinants Pay Off?

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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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Impact & Trauma Of Racism

Many Black people in the U.S. are born into a life of trauma, stemming from a history of repression, violence, …

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Take A Stand On Racial Injustice: Perspectives From Mental Health Experts In Advocacy & Psychiatric Health Care

This timely and deeply affecting webinar features distinguished mental health thought leaders sharing the impact of racism and its trauma …

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2020 MHA Minority Mental Health: Facts & Stats

Provided with permission from Mental Health America, a PsychU Supporter. To learn more about MHA, please visit their website at http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net.

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African Americans Overrepresented In March 2020 COVID Hospitalizations In Atlanta

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240,000 Physician Practice Staff Laid Off In April 2020 Due To Pandemic; 1% Of Total Layoffs

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43% Of Addiction Treatment Provider Organizations In North Carolina Report Only 30 Days Cash On Hand With Lost Revenue & Higher Expenses Due To COVID-19

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9% Of Long-Term Care Residents Receive Less Medication Than Needed Due To Inadequate Prescription Coverage

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Integrating Behavioral Care At A Nurse-Led Clinic: An Interview With Kent Alford

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New Jersey Creates Regional Health Hubs To Replace Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations

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Permanent Supportive Housing Reduced Pennsylvania Medicaid Beneficiaries’ Spending By 13% Per Person

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The Nurse’s Role In Integrating & Improving Behavioral Care

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President Signs Bill To Allocate More Funding To CARES Act Loan & Relief Programs

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California Creates $75 Million Fund To Provide Stimulus Money To Undocumented Immigrants

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Making Trauma-Informed Care A Scalable Reality

Trauma gets a lot of attention in health and human services. We know that one in six adults have four …

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California Medicaid To Pay For Trauma Screenings Beginning January 1, 2020

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Building A Trauma-Informed Network—One Health Plan’s Approach

The effects of trauma have been in the headlines too much over the past few weeks. Most recently, trauma from …

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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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National & State Behavioral Health Systems: Changes On The Horizon

Over the past two years, legislative changes have had a significant impact on the behavioral health industry landscape, particularly in …

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Trauma Informed Care: Relevance In Primary Care & Mental Health Settings

In this interview, Dr. Bahr describes trauma informed care and why health care providers should be aware of and implement …

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State Of The Union: A Critical Look At The Policy & Legislation Impacting U.S. Behavioral Health Care

Changes in delivery and reimbursement for mental health services were abundant in 2018, spurred by a combination of state and …

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Addressing Acute Stress Reactions After Exposure To Trauma Or Crisis: Evidence For The SIX C Psychological First Aid Model

Background & Purpose
Natural disasters and mass casualty incidents are known to cause fear, anxiety, and a sense of threat in …

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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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After A Natural Disaster Or Tragedy: Psychiatric Distress Presenting In Primary Care (Part 6 Of 9)

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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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After A Natural Disaster Or Tragedy: Preparing For & Providing Mental Health Services (Part 1 Of 9)

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After A Natural Disaster Or Tragedy: Engendering Resiliency & Perseverance (Part 4 Of 9)

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Debriefing After A Traumatic Event: Self-Care For Emergency Health Care Professionals

Kim Lonergan, RN, MSN, Medical Science Liaison (MSL) for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC), has served as a …

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After A Natural Disaster Or Tragedy: Debriefing & Self-Care For Health Care Professionals (Part 5 Of 9)

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A Personal Account Of The CIT Model Of Police Response In Oklahoma City – An Interview With Msgt. Corey Nooner (Part 2)

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The Crisis Intervention Team Model Of Police Response To Mental Health Crises (Part 1)

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Women Who Experience Trauma Are At Higher Risk Of Developing Lupus

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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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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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How People Of Different Racial & Ethnic Groups Experience Mental Illness Stigma & Discrimination

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Understanding The Role Of Social Determinants In Population Health Management

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention define social determinants of health as economic and social conditions that influence the …

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Stigma In Mental Health: Breaking Down Barriers & Uncovering Opportunities

For individuals living with mental health disorders, stigmatization can form a barrier to seeking help and achieving recovery and social …

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Achieving The Triple Aim Through Innovations In Care Management: Improving The Value Of Care In Mental Health

The health care needs of people with comorbid behavioral and medical disorders are not always met by traditional delivery models; …

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Webinar Summary – Trauma Informed Care Across The Lifespan: A Nursing Perspective

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Mental Health Diagnoses & Treatment Rates Vary Significantly With Race & Ethnicity

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Understanding & Addressing Medication Adherence In Psychiatry

Medication adherence is of great importance in optimizing outcomes in psychiatry, however definitions and understanding of adherence have evolved over …

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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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Management Of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD): Breaking Through The Barriers

An estimated 1 in 10 US adults report depression, with major depressive disorder (MDD) as common as diabetes or coronary …

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

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Facilitating Recovery In Schizophrenia: An Assertive Community Treatment Approach

Why is the concept of recovery important to patients with schizophrenia? What are some barriers to recovery? How can an …

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