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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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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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Cultural Competence In Healthcare: Laying The Foundation

Delivering high-quality and equitable care to an increasingly diverse population is a challenge faced by individual healthcare providers and healthcare …

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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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The Impact Of Pandemics On Well-being: Implications For Healthcare Systems & Providers

Doctors Gaurava Agarwal, MD, and Allan Chrisman, MD, discuss their experience in healthcare during a pandemic, identify how their protocols …

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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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COVID-19: Perspectives Of The Health Care Provider As The Patient

In this webinar, Sloan Manning, MD, PsychU Primary Care Provider Section Advisor, and Alan “Tony” Amberg, MS, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, …

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Neuropsychiatric Symptoms (NPS) During COVID-19

Dr. Jeffery Cummings and Dr. George Grossberg will engage in a presentation and discussion of a hypothetical case of Neuropsychiatric …

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Technology Update: Impacts On Treatment

Technology’s impact on mental health care service delivery is often lauded, but what’s the evidence thus far? Artificial intelligence, machine …

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Integration Of Behavioral Health Care & Primary Health Care: The Past, The Present & The Future

The integration of behavioral health care into primary care is one approach to bridging the care continuum and increasing access …

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Vaccines & Vaccine Development (Part 3 Of 3-Part Viruses, Vaccines & Inflammation: Neurological Perspectives Series)

Adaptive immune responses and/or effective vaccines are required to safeguard mankind from many viruses that rely on a human host …

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Psychiatry Perspectives On Patient Care In A Post-Pandemic World (Part 2 Of 2-Part Series)

The novel coronavirus pandemic has had a substantial impact on mental health, as well as on its treatment. In the …

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The Impact Of Social Media & Technology On Suicidality

Now more than ever, social media has become something that many of us rely on for engagement with others. In …

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Inflammation & Neurological Sequelae (Part 2 of 3-Part Viruses, Vaccines & Inflammation: Neurological Perspectives Series)

Viruses have represented a significant threat for many years and have received increased focus as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. …

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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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Navigating Telepsychiatry In Mental Health Care: A Discussion With A Peer Specialist & A Caregiver

On average, in the United States there is one mental health provider for every 536 individuals, and providers are not …

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Psychiatry Perspectives On COVID-19: Impact On Health Care Providers & First Responders & A Path Forward (Part One in a Two-Part Series)

Moderated by Senior Medical Science Liaison, Jacquelyn Canning, PharmD, BCPP, this webinar identifies preliminary impacts of COVID-19 on the mental …

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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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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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Use Of Technology In Mental Health: Role Of The Pharmacist

In a world of rapidly changing technology, health care is evolving to keep up. Pharmacists are in a key position …

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For Better Or Worse? Bridging The Care Continuum For Mental Health Services In Our New Reality

Navigating the health care system, particularly mental health services, is a daunting task during “normal” times. Facing the fluidity and …

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Population Health: Clinical & Administrative Implications

Optimizing both population health and individual patient care will require major changes in how health care is delivered, starting with …

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Innovations In New Payment Models: A Look At State Examples Of Value-Based Payments

The health care economy continues to shift from the fee-for-service model that has been in existence for decades to value-based …

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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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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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The Global Impact Of The Novel Coronavirus Pandemic On Mental Health & Suicide

In this webinar, psychiatrist Roger S. McIntyre discusses with Senior Medical Science Liaison Kimberly Lonergan the psychological impact of COVID-19 …

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Impact Of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) On Mental Health Of Children

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on children across the nation due to school closures and other factors. Many …

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

Living and working during pandemic is stressful—the uncertainty, the anxiety, the isolation. All take a toll on physical and mental …

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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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Managing Mental Health During & In The Aftermath Of A Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has exerted significant effects on mental health. The prescription of anti-anxiety and antidepressant medications has increased, as …

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

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The Role Of Nurses In Reducing Stigma Associated With Mental Health Conditions

Nurses are uniquely qualified to educate and inform others, provide support, and take specific action to reduce stigmatizing practices and …

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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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Substance Use & The Novel Coronavirus Pandemic: A Conversation With The Experts

The COVID-19 crisis may be having a profound impact on the mental health of individuals worldwide. For those living with …

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Cannabis: Potential Risks & Benefits In Mental Health

How might the use of marijuana or its components affect behavioral or physical health? During this webinar, Joseph McEvoy, MD, …

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Making Sense Of Uncertainty: A Discussion With New York City Metro Area Clinicians & A Peer Specialist On The Impact of COVID-19 On Psychiatry From The U.S. Epicenter

New York State is at the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, with more confirmed cases than …

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Impact Of Novel Coronavirus Pandemic On Mental Health

The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t affecting physical health only; it has an impact on mental health as well. In this webinar, Paul …

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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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Sleep Disturbances & Depression: Understanding The Relationship To Improve Patient Outcomes

Sleep is a vital, physiological state involving multiple regulatory processes. Sleep disturbances are often comorbid with various neuropsychiatric, neurodegenerative and …

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Optimizing Clinical & Mental Health Provider Performance

Mental health providers may detect a small portion of their patients who experience increased symptom severity.1 Implementing symptom-rating scales to …

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Interacting With First Responders

Approximately 15% of men and 30% of women jailed have a serious mental illness (SMI).1 Educated first responders can potentially …

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Innovations In Mental Health Service Delivery & Implications For Providers

New technologies, changing reimbursements, and corporate consolidations are amongst the many drivers evolving the health care landscape.1 During this webinar …

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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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Health Plan Innovations In Population Health Management For Complex Consumers

Following-up to the 2019 Trends In Behavioral Health: A Population Health Manager’s Reference Guide On The U.S. Behavioral Health Financing …

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Major Depressive Disorder In Chronic Kidney Disease

Major Depressive Disorder affects more than 260 million people worldwide1. The reported prevalence of depression in patients with Chronic Kidney …

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Technology & Mental Health: Defining The Current Landscape

In 2018, approximately 43% of patients with mental illness received clinical treatment.1 Technological advances in mental health are expanding access …

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Navigating The Digital Era: Social Media & Mental Health

Problematic use of social media is positively correlated with various psychological attachments.1 Dr. Brian A. Primack discusses his national study …

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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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A Clinical Discussion Of Mixed States In Bipolar Disorder

Mixed states in Bipolar Depression entail simultaneous occurrence of both manic and depressive symptoms.1 In the fifth edition of the …

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The Interplay Between The Gut Microbiome, Inflammation, Reproductive Hormones, & Mood Disorders

The role of immunity has evolved alongside human development.1 Society has shifted from a transient, hunter-gatherer lifestyle to stagnant, modern-day …

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Suicide Stratification Risk Models & The Role Of Pharmacists In Suicide Education & Prevention

Traditionally, pharmacists provide medication education and monitor side effects of patients. In a recent study exploring pharmacist comfort in the …

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Current Insights Into Population Health Management Value-Based Models In Managing High Risk – High Cost Patients

In this webinar, Monica Oss, M.S., and Paul Duck from OPEN MINDS discuss the current state of population health in the United …

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Preventing Suicide in the Clinical Setting: Reasons for Hope

Worldwide, nearly 800,000 people die of suicide each year.1 In this webinar, effective suicide prevention strategies, such as placing a …

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

The most-used tool in health care for improving performance is the Healthcare Effectiveness Data Information Set (HEDIS®). HEDIS® asks how …

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How To Build Effective Programs That Meet Payers’ Focus On Social Determinants Of Health: Will The New Codes Pave The Way? (SDoH Series Part 2)

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines Social determinants of health (SDoH) as “The conditions in which people are born, grow, …

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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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Using Holistic Strategies To Improve Outcomes In Mood Disorders

Mood disorders are highly prevalent and a leading cause of disability in patients worldwide. Approved pharmacologic treatments are not adequate …

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Cognitive Function & Neuroprotection In Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia has a worldwide prevalence of approximately 1%.1 Individuals living with the disease often experience neurocognitive deficits, as well as …

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Revisiting Cognitive Deficits In Bipolar Disorder

Neurocognitive deficits are commonly experienced by individuals living with bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is known to affect attention, processing speed, …

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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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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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Benefits & Challenges Of Smartphone Use In Mental Health

Pew Research Center statistics indicate that 95% of Americans now own some type of cellphone, and that 77% are smartphones.1 …

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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 Role Of Glutamate In Mood Disorders & Schizophrenia

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Gender Differences In Depression

The prevalence of depressive disorders is higher in women than men. Why? Many factors are thought to contribute to the …

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Resilience: How Nature & Nurture Shape Us

Why any given experience should induce one person to adapt, while another is edged toward a maladaptive stress response that …

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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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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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Beyond Molecular Biomarkers In Psychiatry: Advances In The Digital Age

While many medical fields utilize both subjective and objective measures in diagnosing patients and assessing treatment, psychiatry continues to rely …

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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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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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Mental Health Considerations After A Natural Disaster: Clinical Pearls For Those In Nature’s Path (Emergency Relief Series Part 1)

Health care professionals play an important role in assessing patients and providing services and support after the occurrence of a …

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Humanizing Bipolar Disorder: David’s Story Of Hope, Recovery, & Wellness

Individuals living with mental health conditions are often marginalized by society, and stigmatization and discrimination may form a barrier to …

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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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The Aftermath Of Suicide: What Can Be Done & How Should We Talk About It?

Recent Center for Disease Control statistics indicate a 28% rise in suicide-related deaths between 1999-2016 in the United States. Suicide …

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Achieving Superior Quality Scores: How Health Plans Tailor Interventions Across Members & Markets

Health plans are continually working to measure quality, and reshaping behavioral health care delivery through initiatives aimed at improving outcomes, …

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An Update From NCQA©: Focusing On HEDIS® Behavioral Health Measures

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) maintains its focus on behavioral health quality measures by continually updating and improving …

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Introducing RASP: Relapse Assessment In Schizophrenia Patients

Nearly 3.4 million adults, or 1.1% of the U.S. population, have a diagnosis of schizophrenia.1,2 As a chronic, relapsing3 condition, those who …

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Measurement-Based Care In Psychiatry: Clinical & Administrative Perspectives

Measurement-based care (MBC) can be an important component in effectively treating an individual with behavioral health needs by systematically measuring …

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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 Evolution Of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Focus On Diagnostic, Evaluation, & Treatment Advances

During this webinar William Sauvé, MD, Regional Medical Director at Greenbrook TMS Neurohealth in Glen Allen, Virginia and Steven Szabo, …

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Health Plan Population Health Management Strategies: How Policy Affects Serving Complex Members

Care for individuals with behavioral health conditions typically costs 2-3 times as much, on average, as care for individuals without …

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The Interplay Between Sleep & Bipolar Disorder

Sleep can be disrupted in all stages of bipolar disorder, including in euthymic patients, and may be a predictor of …

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How Media & Movies Shape Our Perception Of Serious Mental Illness

During this webinar, experts Georgia Stevens, PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, Psychiatric Nurse & Director of Partners in Aging & Long-Term Caregiving, …

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Avoiding Burnout: Learning To Live & Work Well In Health Care

Health care professionals involved in the care of patients with mental health issues, including physicians, nurses, social workers, and others, …

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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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Update On The Role Of Gut Microbiota Modulation For The Treatment & Prevention Of Mood & Anxiety

In this webinar, experts Roger McIntyre, MD, FRCPC, Professor of Psychiatry & Pharmacology at the University of Toronto, Head of …

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Antidepressant Utilization In Bipolar Disorder: What Is The Evidence?

Depressive episodes are a major feature across the course of bipolar disorder and may frequently cause functional impairment.1 Antidepressants are often …

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Addressing Diagnostic Complexities Of Bipolar Disorder (Distinguishing Bipolar Series Part 2)

In the second part of a series on distinguishing bipolar disorder, Rif El-Mallakh, MD, and Mark Zimmerman, MD, build upon …

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Social Determinants Of Behavioral Health: Addressing Suicide In The Community

In 2015 suicide was the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S., claiming the lives of an estimated 44,193 people,1 and …

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Caring For The Patient With Schizophrenia: Nursing, Pharmacy, & Social Work Perspectives

Given the complexity of schizophrenia and suboptimal treatment outcomes, it is important that a multidisciplinary approach be considered when caring …

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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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The Power Of Mental Wellness: Wellness In Psychiatry

Data from a 30-day prescriptive wellness program supports the clinical repercussions of neglecting a targeted wellness strategy in the care …

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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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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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Innovations In The Criminal Justice System For Individuals With Mental Illness

A 2014 study by the Treatment Advocacy Center* states that the number of mentally ill individuals in prisons and jails …

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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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HEDIS® Behavioral Health Measures: An Update From NCQA©

Quality measurement for behavioral health is gaining more importance as payers and providers of health care acknowledge the impact mental …

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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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Considerations In Managing Major Depressive Disorder In Patients With Comorbid Cardiovascular Disease

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is often seen in patients with comorbid medical conditions. Selection of pharmacologic and nonpharmacological treatment options …

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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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Looking Beyond Mood & Psychosis: A Focus On Neurocognition

Historically, cognitive impairment was considered an artifact of patients’ symptoms, attention, or motivation problems, and as such, was an underappreciated …

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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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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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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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Impending Signs Of Psychosis: Focus On Caregiver & Patient Engagement

The majority of individuals who experience psychosis in schizophrenia will eventually relapse, making an individual’s ability to identify early warning …

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Treatment Of Schizophrenia: Focus On Psychopharmacology & Adherence

While treating to remission is the goal in schizophrenia, it remains a target not achieved for many patients. In this …

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The MACRA Quality Payment Program: What Behavioral Health Care Professionals Should Know

The Quality Payment Program (QPP) was developed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as part of the …

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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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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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Is It MDD Or Bipolar Disorder? (Distinguishing Bipolar Series Part 1)

Two noted experts present this webinar on appropriately diagnosing Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and Bipolar Disorder, two disorders that can …

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

Addressing the challenges of caring for patients with schizophrenia in terms of treatment, recovery, and remission requires a coordinated effort …

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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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Bipolar Disorder: Importance Of Residual Symptoms & Impact On Outcomes

Patients with bipolar disorder often live with residual symptoms even when responding to treatment. In this webinar, Mauricio Tohen, MD, …

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Future Of Psychopharmacology: Is New Treatment Innovation Still Alive?

While past decades saw a boom in the development of innovative new treatments in the field of psychiatry, the pace …

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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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Trauma Informed Care Across The Lifespan: A Nursing Perspective

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Managing & Financing Specialty Health Plans For The SMI Population

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Is Zero A Must?: The Impact Of Residual Symptoms In Major Depressive Disorder

While remission is the goal in treatment of patients with major depressive disorder (MDD), persistent symptoms are common, even among …

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Paying For Value In Mental Health Services: Perspectives From The Field

The shift to value-based reimbursement for health care is soon to be the norm and the provision of mental health …

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Telepsychiatry: Enhancing Access to Mental Health Care

Despite advances in care, there remain several barriers to patient access to optimal mental health care. Telepsychiatry, a form of …

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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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Managing Metabolic Wellness In The Mentally Ill: Perspectives From Both A Primary Care Physician (PCP) & A Psychiatrist

Metabolic wellness is an extremely important consideration in treating patients with schizophrenia, who have an increased incidence of cardiometabolic risk …

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Patient Engagement In Mental Health: Strategies To Improve Care

Patient engagement is an important issue in mental illness. Studies have reported that 18-67% of patients with mental illness failed …

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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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Optimizing Mental & Physical Health Outcomes Through Comprehensive Medication Management

Medication-related problems cost the United States $290 billion per year in avoidable medical spending. In this webinar, Terry McInnis, MD …

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Recovery In The Community: Can We Do Better?

A goal for all patients with mental illness should be symptom reduction and optimal psychosocial functioning. In this webinar, experienced …

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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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Major Depressive Disorder: Burden & Impact Beyond The Sufferer

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a debilitating disease that affects approximately 7% of adults in the US. In this webinar, experienced …

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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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Understanding The Role Of Neurotransmitters In The Treatment Of Depression

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is common, affecting an estimated 16 million US adults each year. However, less than 40% of …

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Evolving Psychiatry: Technology For Patient Care

In this webinar, brief overviews of digital technology in psychiatry are presented by leading expert David Mohr, PhD, Director at …

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Behavioral Health In The Era Of Value-Based Care: Improving Quality & Lowering Costs Through Population Health Management

From health plans to provider systems, success in the current health care environment is dependent on an organization’s ability to …

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Recognizing & Responding To Inadequately Treated Major Depressive Disorder (MDD): A Nursing Perspective

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

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Measuring Outcome In The Treatment Of Depression: Why You Should Do It & How You Can Do It – A Focus On Measurement-Based Care

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a serious, chronic disabling illness, with residual symptoms causing significant psychosocial and occupational functional impairment. …

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The Evolving Psychopharmacology Of Major Depressive Disorder: Narrowing The Treatment Gap

Depression is a widespread condition estimated to affect millions of adults in the United States alone. Despite the significant burden …

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Distinguishing Sedation From Efficacy In Antipsychotic Treatment

Agitation is frequently seen in patients with schizophrenia. When treating acute agitation in these patients, minimizing sedation should be a …

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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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Treating The Patient With Schizophrenia: Striking A Balance Between Symptom Control & Tolerability

Psychosis is ranked as one of the top three most disabling conditions worldwide. Quality of life is commonly impaired in …

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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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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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Does Relapse In Schizophrenia Cause Neurodegeneration? A Simulcast Debate & Webinar To Explore The Evidence

There is a continuous debate in the mental health community around the progressive nature of schizophrenia as a disease: Is …

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