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National Certified Peer Specialists (NCPS)

Opportunities for peers to work in a variety of systems and settings to support individuals in achieving and maintaining recovery …

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Helping Friends Understand Your Mental Health Condition

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

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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 World Without

This video, developed by Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), the amazing accomplishments of some of history’s most notable figures …

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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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B4Stage4 – Where To Get Help

When you’ve decided to seek help for a possible mental health condition, knowing what resources are available and where to …

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Bipolar Disorder: Tips & Pearls For Clinical Practice

World Bipolar Day (WBD) – an initiative of the Asian Network of Bipolar Disorder (ANBD), the International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF), …

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Use Of Antidepressant & Antipsychotic Medications Rose From 2013 To 2018

Between 2013 and 2018, the number of persons in the U.S. civilian non-institutionalized population (age 16 and older) obtaining a …

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Trends In Behavioral Health: Social Determinants Of Health & Peer Support: Playing A Role In Mental Health Treatment & Recovery During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Social determinants of health (SDoH) is something that has long been on payers’ minds when it comes to mental health. …

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Pearls For Practice: Self-injury, Stigma, & Safety

Self-injury is a difficult concept for many to grasp, even for some that have worked in the mental health field …

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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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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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The Confess Project Aims To Improve Community & Promote Mental Health “Through The Barber Chair, One Client At A Time.”

Meet Lorenzo Lewis and The Confess Project, a nonprofit that is building a culture of mental health for boys and …

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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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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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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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Interview With A Patient In A First-Episode Psychosis (FEP) Program

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The EARLY Clinic Program: Treating First-Episode Psychosis

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Role Of Pharmacogenetics Testing In Psychiatry

Joseph Goldberg, MD, and Lisa Goldstone, PharmD, MS, discuss the benefits and limitations of pharmacogenetics testing on current psychiatric practice …

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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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The Importance Of First Episode Psychosis Programs

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Does Stigma In First-Episode Psychosis Impact Outcomes?

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Northwestern University Recovery From Early Episode Psychosis Program (REPP)

Morris Goldman, MD, Stacy Prokopios, LCSW, and Lauren Walker, OTR/L, provide an overview of the Recovery from Early Episode Psychosis …

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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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Hospitalization Following First Episode Of Psychosis More Likely With Treatment Delay, Medication Nonadherence & Substance Misuse

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Recovery After Initial Schizophrenic Episode – Early Treatment Program (RAISE-ETP)

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Half Of People With Early Psychosis Symptoms May Not Have Schizophrenia

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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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California’s Ventura County Seeks Services For Early Detection, Intervention & Prevention Of Psychosis

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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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75% Of Clinical Episodes Had Lower Costs In Medicare Bundled Payment Program

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Psychiatric Illness Identification & Treatment For Mass Casualty Event Survivors & First Responders (Emergency Relief Series Part 2)

Psychiatric illnesses are common among survivors of man-made mass casualty incidents. The symptoms and conditions experienced can even be experienced …

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Early Intervention Services Have Superior Outcomes For Early-Phase Psychosis

People with early-phase psychosis who received a set of services considered “early intervention services” (EIS) had more symptom improvement, a …

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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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How Does Stigma Influence Help-Seeking For Those At Risk For Or Experiencing First-Episode Psychosis?

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Five Years Of Specialised Early Intervention Versus Two Years Of Specialised Early Intervention Followed By Three Years Of Standard Treatment For Patients With A First Episode Psychosis: Randomised, Superiority, Parallel Group Trial In Denmark (OPUS II)

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Can Sleep Loss Trigger Mood Episodes In Bipolar Disorder?

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Webinar Summary – Early Intervention In Schizophrenia: Targeting Metabolic Dysfunction

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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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Ten-Year Outcomes Of First-Episode Psychoses In The MRC ÆSOP-10 Study

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First-Episode Psychosis Intervention Did Not Reduce Receipt Of Social Security Disability Benefits More Than Usual Care

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Neuroprogression & Episode Recurrence In Bipolar I Disorder: A Study Of Gray Matter Volume Changes In First-Episode Mania & Association With Clinical Outcome

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I’m Here…

This video, developed by Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), is a way for both people living with a mood …

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Engaged Practice: Methods For Managing The Complexity Of Bipolar Disorder & Related Conditions

It can be challenging for psychiatrists to provide confident diagnoses and treatment of patients with bipolar disorder and related conditions, …

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Rutgers Opens Early Psychosis Intervention Clinic For Young Adults

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First-Episode Psychosis Incidence Estimated At 0.86 Per 1,000 Population Between 15-29 Years Old

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Co-Occurrence Of Substance Use Disorders With Mood Disorders & Psychosis

During this webinar Rebecca Roma, MD, Medical Director of the Community Treatment Team at Mercy Behavioral Health; and Robin Nelson, …

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Course & Outcome Following A First Episode Of Mania: Four-Year Prospective Data From The Systematic Treatment Optimization Program (STOP-EM)

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Public Health Significance Of Bipolar Disorder: Implications For Early Intervention & Prevention

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Adding CBT To Treatment Decreases Likelihood Of First Episode Psychosis In High-Risk Consumers

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Coordinated Specialty Care For Young Adults With First Episode Psychosis Is More Cost Effective Than Typical Care

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CMS Issues Guidance On Treatment Reimbursement For First-Episode Psychosis

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Detection & Characteristics Of Individuals With A Very Long Duration Of Untreated Psychosis In An Early Intervention For Psychosis Service

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Who Is Paying The Price? Loss Of Health Insurance Coverage Early In Psychosis

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Comprehensive Versus Usual Community Care For First-Episode Psychosis: 2-Year Outcomes From The NIMH RAISE Early Treatment Program

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Pathways To (Specialized) Care: Patient Costs & Contacts En Route To A First-Episode Psychosis Clinic

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Comprehensive, Team-Based Treatment For First Episode Psychosis Linked To Better Outcomes Than Traditional Community-Based Treatment

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The Need For Early Diagnosis & Treatment Of Bipolar Disorder

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Early Intervention In Psychosis: Benefits, Barriers, & Best Practices

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Early Intervention For Psychotic Disorders In A Community Mental Health Center

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Reducing Duration Of Untreated Psychosis: Care Pathways To Early Intervention In Psychosis Services

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Long-Term Follow-Up Of The TIPS Early Detection In Psychosis Study: Effects On 10-Year Outcome

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Impact Of Early Intervention Services On Duration Of Untreated Psychosis: Data From The National EDEN Prospective Cohort Study

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Reduction In Incidence Of Hospitalizations For Psychotic Episodes Through Early Identification & Intervention

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Webinar Summary – Early Intervention In Psychosis: Benefits, Barriers, & Best Practices

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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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Prevention & Recovery In Early Psychosis (PREP®): Building A Public-Academic Partnership Program In Massachusetts, United States

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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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What Needs To Follow Early Intervention? Predictors Of Relapse & Functional Recovery Following First-Episode Psychosis

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