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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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2021 Trends In Behavioral Health: A Reference Guide On The US Behavioral Health Financing & Delivery System, 3rd Edition

The Third Edition of Trends in Behavioral Health: A Reference Guide On The US Behavioral Health Financing & Delivery System (The Guide) provides information and insights into the multi-layered United States behavioral health system.

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Mental Health America (MHA)—America Paredes

Listen to Amica Simmons-Yon, PharmD, PhD and Jacquelyn Canning, PharmD, BCPP as they spill the tea about this week’s hot …

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U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths Rose Nearly 30% In 2020

Drug overdose deaths in the United States rose nearly 30% in 2020, based on state data reported on July 4, …

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Over One-Third Of Americans Live In Areas Lacking Mental Health Professionals

About one-third of Americans, 121 million as of June 30, 2021, lived in an area with a shortage of mental …

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Patient Perspective: Recovering From A Mental Illness

Laura Kaponer, Certified Peer Support Specialist, sits down with Dr. Miranda Fisher to discuss the many facets of recovery and …

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Suicide Rates Lower Among People Using Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics Than Those Taking Oral Antipsychotics

Suicide rates are lower among those using long-acting injectable antipsychotics (LAI) than those taking oral antipsychotics of the same compounds. …

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Suicide Rate Among Female Nurses Is Double The General Female Population Rate

Between 2017 and 2018, the suicide rate among female nurses in the U.S. was almost double that of the general …

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Outpatient Mental Health Clinics With Higher Fidelity To ‘Zero Suicide’ Practices Had Lower Odds Of A Suicide Incident

Outpatient mental health clinics with higher fidelity to “Zero Suicide” (ZS) practices had a 69% lower likelihood of having a …

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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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The Health Disparities Challenge That Lies Ahead

The current raging COVID pandemic has brought to the fore some key health disparities. The statistics show that COVID death …

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The Proportion of Suicide Deaths In Connecticut Racial Minority Groups Significantly Increased During COVID-19

According to analysis of records from the Connecticut Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, the proportion of state suicide deaths …

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Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act Signed To Strengthen Suicide Prevention

On October 17, 2020, United States Senate Bill 785, the federal Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019, was …

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Mental Health Awareness: A Focus On Health Care Professional Risk Of Suicide & Stigma

Those in the medical professions are also at risk of suicide, suicidal ideation, and burnout. During this presentation, Drs. Becky …

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A Vicious Circle: Suicidality & Stigma

The irony is painful: Suicidal behavior is highly stigmatized, but stigma itself may increase suicidality. The complex, reciprocal relationship between …

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COVID-19 Non-Physical Symptoms: The Effects On Anxiety, Depression & Mental Well-Being

In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak to be a global pandemic. As of April …

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Shatterproof Releases National Addiction Stigma Strategy As The COVID-19 Pandemic Continues To Worsen The Addiction Public Health Crisis

Shatterproof, a national non-profit organization dedicated to reversing the addiction crisis in the United States, released its national strategy the …

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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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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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Are Interventions For Reducing Stigma Toward People With Severe Mental Illness Effective?

People with severe mental illnesses—including schizophrenia, psychosis, and bipolar disorder—often experience serious social and economic hardship because of their illness. …

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Perspectives Of A Caregiver: Suicide & Safety Questions

This podcast highlights Kathy Day’s experience as a caregiver to her relative with mental illness. Ms. Day answers questions relating …

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FCC Unanimously Approves ‘988’ As National Suicide Prevention Hotline

On December 12, 2019, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) unanimously approved “988” as the official phone number for suicide …

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Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Is A Cost-Effective Intervention For Soldiers At-Risk Of Suicide

Brief cognitive behavioral therapy (BCBT) is a cost-effective intervention for active-duty soldiers who are at risk of suicide. Using the …

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Mental Health Awareness: A Focus On Suicide & Stigma

Listen in as Dr. Rachel Self and Dr. Bryan Archuleta dive into the importance of raising mental health awareness and …

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Stigma In Mental Health: Cultural Considerations In The Hispanic Community

In this interview, Francisco Moreno, MD, Professor of Psychiatry at University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, and Associate …

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