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Suicide & Black Americans: Statistics, Faith, & Contextual Competence

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, with September 10th being World Suicide Prevention Day, and PsychU will be joining the …

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NAMI: It’s Okay to Talk About Suicide

In this fact sheet “It’s Okay to Talk About SUICIDE,” created by The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), provides …

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Antidepressant Use, & Hemorrhagic Stroke In Young Men & Women: A Discussion Of Article Findings With Pharmacy Corner Advisor, Megan Ehret

The focus of the article review is on the findings and implications of this January 2021 article from Stroke©.  The …

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Racial Trauma In The Workplace

Topics to be discussed:

• What is racial trauma, and does it show up in the workplace amongst our providers?
• As …

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Pearls For Practice: First Responders – How Can We Support These Unsung Heroes?

First responders are usually the first on scene at any emergency or disaster and face the unknown dangers in order …

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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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Over 40% Of Military Veterans Experienced Psychological Improvement During The Pandemic

During the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency, about 43.3% of U.S. veterans experienced positive psychological changes or post-traumatic …

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Mental Health Awareness Month 2021 Toolkit

Mental Health America (MHA) started Mental Health Month in 1949 to communicate the importance of mental health to overall health. MHA …

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The Current State Of Women’s Mental Health

During this discussion, our panelists engage in a dialog reflecting on the research which underscores how women may be disproportionately …

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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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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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The Role Of Trauma & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder In Eating Disorders, Food Addiction, & Obesity

Timothy D. Brewerton, MD, DFAPA, FAED, DFAACAP, discusses the mechanisms by which early-life trauma becomes biologically embedded in the brain, …

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The Impact Of COVID-19 On Individuals With PTSD: An Interview With Dr. Harry Croft

In this webinar, psychiatrist Harry Croft discusses with Medical Science Liaison, Nichole Neugebauer, how post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has increased …

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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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The Leader’s Role In Managing The Stress Of The Essential Professional

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Kindred Healthcare Completes Acquisition Of Two Behavioral Health Hospitals In Texas

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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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eHome Counseling Group Expands Innovative Virtual PTSD Treatment Program

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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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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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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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COVID-19 & Your Mental Health

Provided with permission from Mental Health America, a PsychU Supporting Organization. To learn more about MHA, please visit their website …

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Mental Health In The COVID-19 Era

The news about COVID-19 is relentless: an ever-escalating number of confirmed cases, portents of economic meltdown, ominous images of barren …

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Mindfulness In The Treatment Of PTSD

Up to 75% of individuals in North America experience trauma at some point in their lives. Rape, combat, childhood abuse—all …

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Leveraging Digital Technology For Better Mental Health Care

Despite vast improvements in diagnosis and treatment over the last half-century, mental illness is underdiagnosed and undertreated.
The reasons are many …

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Understanding & Managing Combat-Related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Dr. Croft provides insight into civilian medical and mental health service providers treating veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Dr. …

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Metrics, Oversight, Politics, & Treatment Decisions: Studying The Interrelation Between Risk & Protective Factors For Burnout Among VHA PTSD Specialty Clinic Teams

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20% Of People With A Mild Head Injury Experience Subsequent Mental Health Disorders

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Federal Judge Approves PTSD Veterans’ Benefits Lawsuit Against Military

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Is 2019 The Year Of The Telehealth Tipping Point?

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

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

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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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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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What Predicts Persistent Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Military Personnel?

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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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Utilization Of Screening Instruments For PTSD

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

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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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Arizona Governor Signs Legislation Supporting Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy For Veterans With TBIs & PTSD

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Sustainable Implementation Of Evidence-Based PTSD Treatment In the Veterans Health Administration: What Matters?

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VA Launches Pilot Telemedicine Program For Rural Veterans With PTSD

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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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The Trauma Quandary

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Virtual Interviewer Helps Veterans Disclose Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Women Who Experience Trauma Are At Higher Risk Of Developing Lupus

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Incidence Of Mental Health Diagnosis In Veterans Of Operations Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, & New Dawn, 2001-2014

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Veterans With PTSD Who Received Care From A PCMH Model Clinic Had Fewer Hospitalizations

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LabCorp & M-3 Information Introduce Clinically Validated M3 Checklist Assessment For Mental Illness

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62% Of Military Discharged For Misconduct Were Diagnosed With Mental Illness Or Traumatic Brain Injury

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At Ease To Use $10,000 Grant To Lessen Stigma Surrounding Veteran Behavioral Health Needs

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The Royal Foundation’s Heads Together Launches #OKToSay Mental Health Film Series

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PTSD & Trauma In Bipolar Disorder

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Mental Health Screening Tools

This webpage, developed by Mental Health America (MHA), includes Mental Health Screening Tools for individuals to answer to determine if …

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Childhood Emotional Abuse A Risk Factor For Problem Opioid Use

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New Veterans’ Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Facility Opens In Tucson, Arizona

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Webinar Summary – Co-Occurrence Of Substance Use Disorders With Mood Disorders & Psychosis

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Social Finance, Inc. Receives $3 Million Veterans Employment Pay-For-Success Program Grant

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Northwell Health, Northport VAMC Collaboration On Behavioral Health Services: A Blueprint For National Public-Private Partnerships

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Repeated Concussions & Traumatic Brain Injuries May Lead To Increased Risk Of Suicide

Suicide is a leading cause of death in both civilian community and military settings. Although there are a number of …

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A Primary Care-Based Intervention For Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder & Depression Among Military Personnel Shows Positive Results

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Social Services Paid By Health Plans?

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Webinar Summary – Stigma In Mental Health: Breaking Down Barriers & Uncovering Opportunities

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Clinton Behavioral Health Policy Paper Pledges Support For Parity & Research

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

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Magellan Health Completes Acquisition Of Armed Forces Services Corporation; Ramping Up Behavioral Health Expansion For Military

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Deployment Status May Affect Suicide Attempts Among U.S. Army Soldiers

An alarming rise in the number of suicide attempts by U.S. Army soldiers in the past 10 years may be …

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New PTSD Center Opens For Post 9/11 Veterans In Atlanta

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Early Treatment For Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Accelerates Recovery, But Does Not Sustain It

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Tiatros Consumer-Centered Social Network Platform To Use IBM Watson

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About 7.7 Million Americans Are affected With PTSD, Or 3.5% Of The U.S. Adult Population.

PTSD often presents in the individual within 3 months after a traumatic event. PTSD may be accompanied by depression, substance …

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New Mental Health Clinic, Family Endeavors, Inc. Opens To Serve Veterans

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Getting Ready For The Era Of Genetic Code

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GAO Calls For Clarification Of DoD-VA Continuity Of Medication Policy For Mental Health Medications

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Veterans Homelessness Prevention Demonstration Program Improved Housing Stability For At-Risk & Homeless Veterans

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Therapy Decreases PTSD Symptom Severity Among Veterans

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Up To 10% Of Vietnam Veterans Still Affected By PTSD

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Colorado Rejects Giving Medical Marijuana Access To PTSD Patients

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Using Neuroimaging To Accurately Diagnose Traumatic Brain Injury & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Recovery Innovations’ Recovery Opportunity Center Awarded Contract By Department Of Veterans Affairs

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Making The Link – Trauma & High-Needs Consumers

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Wounded Warrior Project Grants $15 Million To UCLA Health Treatment Program

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Do Childhood Adversity & Psychiatric Disorders Cause Us To Age?

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Center For Treating Veterans With PTSD & Addiction Opens In New York

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Veterans With Behavioral Health Conditions Twice As Likely To Be Homeless

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Making The “Community-Based” Concept Work

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Specialty Care & Primary Care Reinvented

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Crowdfunding Campaign Funds More Behavioral Health Screening Kiosks In Philadelphia

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Recovery Rates Four Times Higher Among Veterans Receiving Telemedicine PTSD Treatment

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River Hospital To Expand Its PTSD Treatment Program

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