Health briefs for July 21
Meeks steps down from Indian health care role Rear Adm. Kevin Meeks has stepped down after 32 years of *service* to Native Americans through the U.S. Public…
Jul 21, 2019 09:59 UTC Read More
Jason Kander left politics to treat his PTSD. His new mission? Helping fellow vets
Earlier this week, Veteran's Community Project announced that Kander will help lead the nonprofit's national expansion.
Jul 21, 2019 01:54 UTC Read More
Co-responders: Section 12 in practice
PITTSFIELD — There are two types of Section 12 orders: those empowering first responders to transport a person to a hospital for a mental health evaluation,…
Jul 20, 2019 23:02 UTC Read More
A Colorado war veteran lost parental rights to her children through a rarely-scrutinized legal process. Now she’s asking the state Supreme Court to intercede.
When Ashley checked herself into a homeless shelter for female veterans, she had the well being of her two young children in mind. Her symptoms from…
Jul 20, 2019 17:38 UTC Read More
Public access to SWIFT Center drawing near
SEDRO-WOOLLEY — The Port of Skagit is allowing limited public access to the Sedro-Woolley Innovation for Tomorrow (SWIFT) Center.
Jul 20, 2019 14:59 UTC Read More
News briefs: Adena Health Foundation awards scholarships
CHILLICOTHE – The Adena Health Foundation has awarded scholarships to 77 area students pursuing degrees in the health care field. In total, $111,300 in…
Jul 20, 2019 12:46 UTC Read More
HBKU Press's QScience publishes research on negative effects of mental health stigma in Qatar
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The PeninsulaDOHA: HBKU Press's academic platform QScience.com has recently published a research article exploring the neg.
Jul 20, 2019 10:05 UTC Read More
New crisis unit open; fee draws questions
The Northwest Arkansas Crisis Stabilization Unit is open and providing mental health services, although Washington County officials acknowledged some local…
Jul 20, 2019 07:33 UTC Read More
Dartmouth-Hitchcock event addresses addiction, mental illness in the workplace
LEBANON — In the eight years Melissa Chase Levesque has worked as a psychologist for Dartmouth-Hitchcock's primary care *service* for employees and their…
Jul 20, 2019 01:51 UTC Read More
Erie County board aims to provide better treatment in jails
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Local lawmakers on Friday officially signed a law that establishes a new Erie County Corrections Specialist Advisory board. The hope is that…
Jul 20, 2019 01:33 UTC Read More
Bed shortage leaves mentally incompetent inmates in limbo
OROVILLE — Despite being found incompetent to stand trial, Samuel Eugene Johnson sits in the Butte County Jail, waiting for a bed to open at a California…
Jul 20, 2019 00:17 UTC Read More
Mental health among prisoners must be addressed, says Flanagan
Psychiatrists and psychologists needed on prison staffs, Minister tells Finnish meeting.
Jul 20, 2019 00:12 UTC Read More
Leana Wen: Why I Left Planned Parenthood
I believe abortion is about health care, not politics. Many of my colleagues disagreed.
Jul 19, 2019 20:33 UTC Read More
100+ artificial intelligence companies to know in healthcare 2019
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are quickly becoming an integral part of healthcare delivery.
Jul 19, 2019 20:20 UTC Read More
Hope Network aims to treat whole patient 2019-07-19
Health care leaders and providers are increasingly seeing a cultural change toward care that focuses on the whole person. Hope Network, which offers…
Jul 19, 2019 19:31 UTC Read More
Help for Students in Recovery
Tufts is collaborating with The Haven at College to provide drug and alcohol treatment and recovery support services, and an on-campus recovery residence.
Jul 19, 2019 17:58 UTC Read More
Florida will require mental health education for students in sixth grade and above
(CNN) -- Florida will become the third state in the US to require students to learn more about mental health, behind Virginia and New York. The Florida State…
Jul 19, 2019 17:33 UTC Read More
Emergency contraceptive pill vital for sexual assault victims Honduras
The prohibition of ECP in Honduras urgently needs to be overturned so that a comprehensive health protocol for victims of sexual violence can be validated and…
Jul 19, 2019 17:21 UTC Read More
RIT Releases Report on Student Mental Health, Well-being
The Rochester Institute of Technology has released the results of a report focusing on student mental health and well-being. A task force was charged with…
Jul 19, 2019 17:20 UTC Read More
NCAD Spotlight: Understanding LGBTQ Inclusive vs. LGBTQ Affirmative Treatment Programs
In 1979, the National Association of Lesbian and Gay Alcoholism Professionals (NALGAP) was formed with three goals in mind: Advocate for good…
Jul 19, 2019 16:30 UTC Read More
FHSU faculty to present at Larned State Hospital mental health conference
KDADS. LARNED – Larned State Hospital (LSH) will host “Frontiers in Mental Health,” its 16th annual mental health conference August 5-8, 2019, in the State…
Jul 19, 2019 14:46 UTC Read More
AMA Opioid Task Force releases recommendations to increase treatment access
AMA's Opioid Task Force released recommendations in May focused on prior authorization, step therapy, and other administrative barriers that prevent patients…
Jul 19, 2019 14:10 UTC Read More
Losing Medicaid Coverage Leads to Reduced Use of Healthcare among Adults with Mental Health Disorders
For Medicaid enrollees with mental health disorders, losing Medicaid coverage leads to lasting reductions in overall healthcare use, and in outpatient mental…
Jul 19, 2019 13:59 UTC Read More
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