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PsychU is a free community and online resource library for mental health. Our members share one simple belief: enhanced information, increased collaboration, and ongoing discussion will lead to improved mental health care and patient outcomes for individuals with mental illness.

Addressing Unresolved Symptoms Of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)…

[WEBINAR] February 16, 2023 | 12pm ET – Join the PsychU community for this exciting webinar featuring experts in psychiatry, Joseph Goldberg and Vladimir Maletic, as they describe aspects of pathophysiology in major depressive disorder. An emphasis will be placed on the role of several monoamine neurotransmitter systems including norepinephrine, serotonin, and dopamine.

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Decriminalizing Mental Health – Caroline Fisher-O’Neill, Esq.

Decriminalizing Mental Health – Caroline Fisher-O’Neill, Esq.

Listen to Amica Simmons-Yon, PharmD, PhD and Alyssa Peckham, PharmD, BCPP as they spill the tea on Decriminalizing Mental Health with special guest, Caroline Fisher-O’Neill, Esq. During this episode, Caroline informs us on the meaning of “criminalization of mental health” so that we can better understand this disparity. She provides…
Signature Healthcare Services Picks Videra Health AI-Assisted Video Assessments To Improve Behavioral Health Discharge Follow-Up

Signature Healthcare Services Picks Videra Health AI-Assisted Video Assessments To Improve Behavioral Health Discharge Follow-Up

Signature Healthcare Services, a behavioral health system, is using Videra Health’s artificial intelligence (AI) video assessments to improve consumer post-discharge follow-up after inpatient psychiatric hospitalizations. The two companies have already begun implementing the automated video post-discharge programs at one of Signature’s flagship facilities, Houston Behavioral Healthcare Hospital. They are exploring…
Suicide Awareness & Prevention: PsychU Resource Review & Discussion

Suicide Awareness & Prevention: PsychU Resource Review & Discussion

We all have a role to play in increasing suicide awareness, providing support, and directing individuals in need to potentially life-saving resources.

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Let’s Face It, The Current Treatment Options For MDD Are Not Enough: Learn About Cognitive Emotional Training

Let’s Face It, The Current Treatment Options For MDD Are Not Enough: Learn About Cognitive Emotional Training

Otsuka Sr. MSL, Dr. Mark Tacelosky spoke with Dr. Brian Iacoviello who guided us through Cognitive Emotional Training for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD).
Comorbidities In Patients Living With Bipolar I Disorder

Comorbidities In Patients Living With Bipolar I Disorder

This moderated session explores common comorbidities, treatment options and the current guidelines for managing comorbid bipolar I patients.
Digital Health Disconnect

Digital Health Disconnect

There has been an avalanche of investment in digital health technology over the past decade. In the past ten years, $104 billion has been invested in digital health. Just in the past quarter, U.S.-based digital health startups raised $2.5 billion in 119 separate deals. While the number is large, this was…

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Let’s Face It, The Current Treatment Options For MDD Are Not Enough: Learn About Cognitive Emotional Training

Let’s Face It, The Current Treatment Options For MDD Are Not Enough: Learn About Cognitive Emotional Training

Otsuka Sr. MSL, Dr. Mark Tacelosky spoke with Dr. Brian Iacoviello who guided us through Cognitive Emotional Training for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD).
Dealing With The Behavioral Health Difference

Dealing With The Behavioral Health Difference

“Behavioral health conditions are not uniformly distributed across the population.” It’s a statement that most executives in the field would find unsurprising. And the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted our health care systems’ socially determined disparities in interventions and outcomes—these undoubtedly correspond with disparities in the lived experience of the populations who…
States That Adopted Less Restrictive Telepharmacy Policies Had 4.5% Fewer Pharmacy Deserts

States That Adopted Less Restrictive Telepharmacy Policies Had 4.5% Fewer Pharmacy Deserts

Within a year of policy implementation, states that adopted or updated telepharmacy statutes and regulations to be less restrictive had 4.5% fewer geographic areas considered “pharmacy deserts” because they are at least 10 miles from the nearest retail pharmacy. Less restrictive telepharmacy regulations also reduced the percentage of consumers living…

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The Agitation In Alzheimer’s Screener For Caregivers (AASC™) Scale

The Agitation In Alzheimer’s Screener For Caregivers (AASC™) Scale

The Agitation in Alzheimer’s Screener for Caregivers (AASC™) is a brief screening tool based on the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA) consensus definition for agitation in cognitive disorders and was designed to assist caregivers in recognizing agitation associated with Alzheimer’s dementia (AAD). Please click on link below for a downloadable version…
  • C-SSRS Scale

    A suicide risk assessment questionnaire used by professionals to help establish a person's risk of suicide.
  • Reasons For Living Scale

    Downloadable rating scale showing reasons people may provide for not committing suicide.
  • SAFE-T Scale

    The Suicide Assessment Five-step Evaluation and Triage (SAFE-T) scale provides protocols for an intervention plan according to the risk level…
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The Frameworks in Health and Quality programs are born out of OPDC's dedication to provide leading insights in the diseases we treat and education about optimal management of these diseases. Each program provides a set of educational resources for payers, members of care teams, and patients and their caregivers. These resources emphasize patient wellness and educate about the disease and ways to manage it.

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Request a free educational program for your organization or region today! These customizable PsychU presentations are available both online and in-person, and cover a range of topics including: schizophrenia, major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, care coordination, quality standards, and more.

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Social Determinants Of Health

Agitation Associated With Alzheimer’s Dementia Disease State Education

The Importance Of Population Health: A Mental Health Perspective

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Our Supporting Organizations

Through the exchange of information, experience, and ideas, PsychU aims to shift the current trajectory of mental health care and improve the future outlook for individuals with mental illnesses. The following organizations share this vision, and stand alongside PsychU as contributing partners and supporters.