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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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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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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: Self Advocacy In Mental Health

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Self-Medication & Substance Abuse In Mental Health: A Caregiver’s Perspective

In this interview, Kathy Day answers questions pertaining to self-medication and substance abuse in individuals with mental health conditions.

Kathy Day, …

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Stigma In Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder

This webinar archive centers around discussion surrounding stigma as is relates to mental health and substance use disorder. During this …

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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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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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“I’m here…”: Making Connections

Maria Margaglione, of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), and Jeff Fink, owner of Go Fetch Wellness, talk about …

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Telemedicine & Medication Adherence

Nonadherence to psychotropic medication is one of the major obstacles when treating mental illnesses. Approximately 60% of individuals diagnosed with …

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After A Natural Disaster Or Tragedy: Influence Of Media On COVID-19 Experience

In her 2018 interview on mental health around 9/11, Dr. Kelly Stein-Marcus’ closing comments were on the effect of media …

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“I’m Here…”: Peer To Friend: How To Help

What happens when one friend tells another that her depression recently worsened, to the point where she needed a hospital …

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Future Of Health Care Beyond 2020 Series: Interview With Sloan Manning, M.D.

In this interview, Sloan Manning, M.D., PsychU Primary Care Provider Section Advisor, discusses the future of health care beyond the …

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Future Of Health Care Beyond 2020 Series: Interview With Dwayne Mayes

In this interview, Dwayne Mayes, PsychU Patient and Caregiver Section Co-Advisor, discusses the future of health care beyond the COVID-19 …

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Unemployment Tied To Veteran Suicide Rate; 550 Suicides Per Five Point Rise In Unemployment

An estimated 550 additional veterans in the United States are projected to die by suicide annually for every five-percentage point …

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Alcohol Fact Sheet

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Within Kaiser Health System, 14% Of Appointments Took Place Via Phone Or Video Telemedicine Visits Between 2016 & 2018

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Sigma Mental Health Urgent Care Expands Telehealth Statewide In Texas

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Mental Health Education Roundtable: A Collaborative Discussion Among A Parent, Advocate & Educator: Follow-Up Q&A

During this question-and-answer session, Jessica Hull, MS, Amy Molloy, MSW, and Michael Townsend, MA, LMSW, respond to unanswered questions from …

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CooperRiis Launches New Intensive Clinical Program For Mental Health & Addiction Treatment

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Household Size & Employment Status Are Key Factors In Mental Health Among Canadians During COVID-19

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Within Kaiser Health System, 14% Of Appointments Took Place Via Phone Or Video Telemedicine Visits Between 2016 & 2018

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Blue Cross Of North Carolina Launches Program To Pay Primary Care Practices To Switch To Value-Based Model

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About 10% Of People Receiving MAT For Opioid Addiction Also Participate In Self-Help Groups

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Medicare Proposes Allowing Continued Use Of Telehealth For Home Health Provider Organizations After COVID-19 Emergency Ends

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Psychiatric Resident Perspective Of The Impact Of The COVID-19 Pandemic From The U.S. Epicenter

In this podcast, Dr. Pallavi Joshi discusses COVID-19’s impact on her residency training and clinical practice with Jehan Marino, PharmD, …

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Number Of Americans Serving As Informal Caregivers Rose 22% From 2015 To 2020

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Primary Care Practices Could Lose Over $15 Billion In Revenue Due To COVID-19

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Behavioral Health HEDIS® Measures: An Annual Update From NCQA©

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) collects information on the performance of health care service delivery from health plans …

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Epidemics & Pandemics: An Ongoing Threat To Public Health

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Introducing PsychU Nurses Corner Section Advisor Sara Jones, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FAANP

Julleah Johnson, PhD, and Sara Jones, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, discuss the PsychU Nurses Corner and the role of nurses …

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The EARLY Clinic Program: Treating First-Episode Psychosis

This informative recording features Mauricio Tohen, MD, DrPH, MBA, Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the …

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eHome Counseling Group Expands Innovative Virtual PTSD Treatment Program

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Walmart Announces Opening Of Walmart Health In Arkansas Adding To Its ‘Healthcare Supercenters’

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Population Density & Genetic Risk For Schizophrenia

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Centerstone Introducing New Zero Suicide Initiative

Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care, is introducing a zero-suicide initiative at its locations in Illinois. While Centerstone …

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AbleTo Launches Full Suite Of Mental Health Solutions To Address Growing Demand For Care

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Depression Associated With Greater Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease

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Starbucks Begins Mental Health Training

In its latest move to address mental health in the workplace, Starbucks is making mental health training available for all …

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New Aegis Treatment Center Opens In California

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Viruses, Vaccines & Inflammation (Part 1 Of The 3-Part Viruses, Vaccines & Inflammation: Neurological Perspectives Series)

Viruses have long been the focus of scientific attention. Over the last several months, this focus has intensified during our …

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Health Care Costs Much Higher For Those Later Determined To Have Treatment-Resistant Depression

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Follow-Up Mental Health Visits Lower Among Those With Substance Addiction

Follow-up mental health visits, within 14 days after emergency department contact, are lower among those with substance addiction than those …

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Uplift Family Services Awarded $4 Million Grant From SAMHSA

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Landmark Health Launches HIPAA-Compliant Telemedicine App

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Los Angeles County Homelessness Up Nearly 13%, Despite Sustained Increase In Number Of People Rehoused

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Spero Health Opens Ohio Clinic Offering Addiction Treatment With Telehealth Services

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WellCare To Invest In Critical Mental Health Resources In New Jersey

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Massachusetts Emergency Department & Outpatient Data During COVID-19 Crisis Indicate Fewer Assessments Of Psychiatric Symptoms

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Monte Nido & Affiliates To Implement Kipu EMR For Eating Disorder Treatment Programs

Miami’s Monte Nido & Affiliates, an eating disorder treatment provider organization, has selected Kipu as their software partner. Monte Nido …

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Understanding Second Victim Syndrome In Healthcare Providers

It is not uncommon for a health care provider to experience extreme distress after medical error or after an adverse …

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Addcounsel Launches Orchestrate Health, At-Home Mental Health Care Service In UK

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Medication Adherence During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Medication adherence has proven challenging for many individuals during the coronavirus pandemic. For all the convenience offered by virtual visits, …

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Comorbid Relationship Effects On Psychosocial Functioning In Bipolar Disorder

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Mydecine Innovations Group Signs Definitive Agreement To Acquire Mindleap Health’s Advanced Digital Telehealth Platform

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When The Pandemic Ends, Then What?

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COVID-19 Basics: What Pharmacy Personnel Need to Know During the COVID-19 Crisis

As an essential healthcare provider, being informed on the most current information about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is critically …

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U.N. Warns Of Global Mental Health Crisis Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

On May 13, 2020, the United Nations (UN) issued a warning that the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic could create …

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Medicare Advantage Plans Can Count Telehealth Professionals Toward Network Adequacy Standards In 2021

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Text-Based Internet CBT For Health Anxiety As Effective As Face-To-Face CBT

Symptom reduction for people with health anxiety who were treated with internet-delivered, text-based cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) was similar to …

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About 90% Of Physicians Worldwide Are Treating Consumers Remotely

About 90% of physicians in nine countries, including the United States, said that they or a colleague are participating in …

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29% Of Americans Delay Or Avoid Medical Care Due To COVID-19 Concerns

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Psychological First Aid By Nurses, For Nurses: A Conversation With Alan “Tony” Amberg

Nurses are incredibly resilient, but the COVID-19 pandemic has imposed significant challenges to those in the profession. Alan “Tony” Amberg, …

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New York Behavioral Health Provider Organizations Offer 82% Of Programs Via Telehealth During COVID-19

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Outpatient Prescription Opioid Expenses For Adults Totaled $7.7 Billion In 2017

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Google, Facebook & Twitter Partner To Expand Access To Online Addictions Treatment & Recovery Resources During COVID-19

On April 10, 2020, a new online addiction treatment platform, Tech Together, was launched. The platform is a partnership between …

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Non-Fatal Overdose Emergency Visits Up 4.3% For All Drugs & 3.1% For All Opioids Between 2016 & 2017

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One-Third Of Primary Care Physicians Doubt Effectiveness & Long-Term Safety Of MAT For Opioid Treatment

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Association of Cognition With Level Of Negative Symptomatology In First-Episode Psychosis

Schizophrenia is marked by considerable heterogeneity in clinical course and functional outcome. Two underlying reasons for this are differences in …

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Few MLTSS Program Contracts Assess Or Reassess The Well-Being Of Their Members’ Family Caregivers

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30 States Report More Than 16,000 COVID-19 Deaths In Long-Term Care As Of Late April 2020

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

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About 10% Of Medicaid Beneficiaries With Behavioral Health Disorders Made Telehealth Visits In 2017

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Behavioral Health Provider Organizations Can Accept Donations Of Devices & Data Plans To Facilitate Telehealth During The COVID-19 Outbreak

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A Call For Change: The Nurse Leader’s Role In Interprofessional Teams

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Digital Endpoints & Medication Optimization

In this presentation Dr. Timothy Aungst, Associate Professor of Pharmacy at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, discusses …

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The Nurse’s Role In Integrating & Improving Behavioral Care

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The Global Pulse Of eMental Health Trends In Resource-Strapped Locales

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The Jail/Prison System & Mental Health: A Discussion On The Stigma & Challenges Faced On Re-Entry To Society

Many individuals incarcerated have a serious mental illness; indeed, there are more mentally ill people in the jail/prison system than …

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14% Of U.S. Households Have Accessed Mental Health Care To Address Problems Related To COVID-19 Pandemic

About 14% of households in the United States have had an immediate family member access mental health care to address …

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Pharmacist-Led Medication Adherence Program Raised Adherence Rates & Medicare Advantage Quality Star Ratings

A medication therapy management (MTM) program led by pharmacists raised consumer adherence rates for three drug classes by five to …

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The Pharmacist’s Perspective During The Pandemic

In this presentation, Dr. Timothy Aungst, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, …

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The Effect Of A National Pandemic On The Patient With Bipolar Disorder

Join Dr. Joseph Goldberg and Dr. Terence Ketter for a wide-ranging discussion with Dri Wang, PharmD, a Senior Medical Science …

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Pharmacists Authorized To Test For COVID-19

New Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) guidelines, announced April 8, 2020, authorize licensed pharmacists to order and administer …

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FDA Guidance Update: Digital Health Devices For Treating Psychiatric Disorders During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has played a critical role in protecting the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic …

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The Psychological Impact Of COVID-19 On Health Care Workers At Tongji Hospital In Wuhan

Note from the original article posting: “This article is a preprint and has not been peer-reviewed. It reports new medical …

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Technology & Adherence: Pharmacist Perspectives On Applicability & Implementation

Pharmacists can monitor medication adherence in several ways, in addition to traditional pill counting. Drs. Megan Ehret and Nathaniel Rickles …

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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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The Negative Psychological Effects Of Quarantining & How To Mitigate Them

Quarantine measures due to the COVID-19 outbreak are sweeping the globe. With widespread mandates in effect to shelter in place, …

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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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Substance Use Disorder Amid Pandemic

“Ninety meetings in 90 days”: This is one mantra repeated to and by many individuals early in recovery from substance …

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Access To Psychiatric Medications During Times Of Natural Disasters & Pandemics

In a conversation with pharmacist Dr. Megan Ehret, Dr. Samantha Sweeney gathers insights on how pharmacists can best prepare for …

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Nurses’ Role In Behavioral Health During The Crisis Of COVID-19

Anxiety, fear, and trauma can be rampant during times of natural disaster. Kimberly Lonergan, RN, MSN, interviews Tony Amberg to …

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Medication Adherence Technology For Mental Healthcare: Potential Benefits & Guidelines

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Reentry Interventions Are More Successful When They Address Dynamic Risk Factors

Community reentry following incarceration is more likely to be successful if the reentry interventions address dynamic factors that affect the …

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Opioid Use & Suicidal Behaviors

Connections between opioid misuse and suicidal behaviors have been explored, but a team of researchers, led by Hillary Samples of …

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Northern Maine Medical Center Launches Meds-To-Beds Program

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A Snapshot Of Telemedicine In One State: Clinical & Payer Implications

Jane Guo, MBA, PharmD, is a Managed Market Liaison­, Northeastern Region, with Otsuka. Her career started in retail pharmacy. She …

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Adherence & The Role For New Technologies

Nonadherence to medication is a serious problem in mental health care. In this webinar, Dawn Velligan, PhD, and Craig Chepke, …

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Integrating Behavioral Care At A Nurse-Led Clinic

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Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics (LAIs) Fact Sheet

 

This fact sheet provides an overview of long-acting injectable antipsychotics and the advantages/disadvantages associated with this treatment option.

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Can Early Intervention’s Effect On Lifetime Costs Of Serious Mental Illness Be Measured?

Serious mental illness (SMI) is a disabling condition—and because it develops early in life, it brings with it a lifetime …

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Medication Adherence Technology For Mental Healthcare: Potential Benefits & Guidelines

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Psychotic Experiences & Psychiatric Comorbidity In The General Population Of Southeast London

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Factors Influencing Who Benefits From Cognitive Remediation Therapy

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Mental Health America: Bell Seal For Workplace Mental Health

Employees want workplaces that are stable, supportive, and less stressful. Employers want employees who are engaged, productive, and loyal. By …

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Challenges Evaluating Engagement In Mental Health Mobile Apps

Smartphones are nearly ubiquitous features of modern American life. Findings from a January 2018 Core Trends Survey from the Pew …

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Telepsychiatry: Implementation & Best Practices

Dr. Mehdi Qalbani discusses his experience providing telepsychiatry in the Information Age. Topics include regulatory concerns, practice guidelines, and web-side …

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Challenges & Opportunities For Comorbid Substance Use Disorder & Major Depressive Disorder

There are approximately 8.5 million adults living in the United States with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder (SUD).1 …

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Recovery After Initial Schizophrenic Episode – Early Treatment Program (RAISE-ETP) Interview With Dr. John Kane

John M. Kane provides commentary on the results of the Recovery After Initial Schizophrenic Episode – Early Treatment Program (RAISE-ETP) …

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Tackling Opioid Addiction: A Case Study With Shatterproof & Kolmac Clinic

In 2017, there were approximately 48,000 individuals who died from an opioid-related overdose.1 Dr. George Kolodner discusses how the Kolmac …

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Meet The Treatment Team: Physician Assistant

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Use Of Digital Health Activity Trackers Linked To Better Medication Adherence

People who use digital health activity trackers tend to be more adherent in taking medications prescribed for chronic health conditions. …

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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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State Of The Science 2019: Where Are We With Depression Care In The United States?

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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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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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Medication Adherence In The Digital Age

In this short presentation, hear from Dawn Velligan, PhD, as she discusses suboptimal outcomes and nonadherence in serious mental illness, …

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Webinar Summary: Meeting The Challenges In Caring For Patients With Schizophrenia: Roles Of The Pharmacist

This summary was developed utilizing the full recorded presentation of this webinar, which is available on PsychU for all members …

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Webinar Summary: Optimizing Mental & Physical Health Outcomes Through Comprehensive Medication Management

This summary was developed utilizing the full recorded presentation of this webinar, which is available on PsychU for all members …

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Webinar Summary – Can We Improve Functioning In Our Patients With Schizophrenia?: Side Effect Burden & Recovery Approach To Informed Decision Making

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

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Where Can I Find Help For My Mental Health Condition?

This resource provides a list of national organizations that support consumers with mental health conditions by providing resources, services, and …

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Language Normalization: A Resource For Providers

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Shared Decision Making – Helping Create A Strong Relationship Between Mental Health Providers & Patients: A Resource For Providers

This resource introduces health care providers to the shared decision making process and discusses potential benefits of incorporation within practices.
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Goal Setting: A Resource For Consumers

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Goal-Setting Worksheet

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My Recovery Goals

This worksheet is designed to help consumers prepare for appointments with providers. It encourages them to think about and record …

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Daily Tracker

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Tips For Talking With Your Mental Health Service Provider

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Shared Decision Making: A Resource For Consumers

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Wellness Tracker

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Emergency Use 60% Higher Among Consumers With Schizophrenia & Not Taking Antipsychotics As Directed

North Carolina Medicaid beneficiaries diagnosed with schizophrenia who failed to take antipsychotic medications as directed had 60% more emergency department …

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Over One-Third Of U.S. Adults Use Prescription Medications With Depression As A Possible Side Effect

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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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Medication Management Issues Costs $528 Billion Annually

In 2016, illness or death due to non-optimized medication use, adverse medication interactions, and less than optimal consumer adherence with …

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Long-Acting Injectable Adherence & Sociodemographic Characteristics Of Use

In this interview, James McCreath, PhD, Vice President of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health at the Trinitas Regional Medical Center, discusses …

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Effectiveness Of Interventions To Improve Medication Adherence In Bipolar Disorder

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported that 50% of patients from developed countries with chronic disease do not …

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Walgreens Pharmacy Adherence Programs Saved $164 Per Participant

Walgreens pharmacy adherence programs saved its participants an average of $164 over a six- month period in 2013. This is …

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Tools To Assess & Address Medication Adherence In Patients With Serious Mental Illness

Poor medication adherence presents a significant barrier to successful treatment and recovery in patients with serious mental illness and can …

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Early Intervention In Schizophrenia: Targeting Metabolic Dysfunction

Increasingly, schizophrenia is considered a medical psychiatric disease. There is evidence that metabolic changes occur within the first episode of …

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Adherence To Antipsychotics Associated With Lower Psychiatric Hospitalization Rates & Expenditures

Adherence to antipsychotic therapy among Medicare Part D enrollees with schizophrenia is associated with a lower probability of psychiatric hospitalization …

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Implementation Of A Pharmacist-Led Psychiatric Medication Therapy Management Clinic

Kelly C. Lee, PharmD, MAS, BCPP, FCCP, shares her experience in setting up a pharmacist-led medication therapy management program (MTM) …

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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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Follow Up Q&A – Treatment Of Schizophrenia: Focus On Psychopharmacology & Adherence

During this question and answer session, Henry A. Nasrallah, MD and Roger Sommi, PharmD, BCPP, FCCP respond to unanswered questions …

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Webinar Summary – Treatment Of Schizophrenia: Focus On Psychopharmacology & Adherence

This summary was developed utilizing the full recorded presentation of this webinar, which is available on PsychU for all members …

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E-Prescribing With Decision Support Led To Better Medication Adherence

After prescribers adopted e-prescribing technology with a decision support function, a greater proportion of prescribers selected 90-day prescriptions rather than …

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HEDIS Quality Improvement Project: Measurement & Intervention Development

This document  outlines potential opportunities for health care quality improvement that may be derived from HEDIS®.  Two particular HEDIS® measures …

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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 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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An Overview Of The Brief Adherence Rating Scale (BARS)

During this recorded presentation, Matt Byerly, MD, discussed the Brief Adherence Rating Scale (BARS). Key points included:

Nonadherence to antipsychotic medication …

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Pharmacist Involvement In Outpatient Medication Therapy Management Interventions Reduced Adverse Drug Events

Outpatient-based medication therapy management (MTM) interventions delivered by community pharmacists reduced adverse drug events among Medicare beneficiaries compared to beneficiaries …

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How To Increase Medication Adherence: What Works?

Key Messages

Pharmacists may be in a unique position to influence and educate psychiatric patients on a regular basis regarding medication …

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