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Honolulu Civil BeatHawaii's Mental Health Care CrisisHonolulu Civil BeatWithy acknowledges the Oahu numbers, which are based on the national statistics, fly in the face of what she sees first hand: a severe need for psychiatric services that's not being met — on any island. “I don't think .... Some doctors are joining new ...
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HealthlineWhat Science Says About Video Games and ADHDHealthlineIn July, a California team reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that teens who are heavy users of digital devices are twice as likely as infrequent users to show ADHD symptoms in the future. The team tracked nearly 2,600 ...and more »
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Corporate Wellness MagazineDigital Therapeutics: How New Approaches to Behavioral Health Boosts Healthy ProfitsCorporate Wellness MagazineKimberlie Cerrone, founder and CEO of digital therapeutics firm Tiatros, Inc., was astonished to learn from the U.S. Surgeon General report that more than half of all U.S. counties do not have a single qualified psychiatrist, psychologist or licensed ...
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The GuardianFinally, a cure for insomnia?The GuardianInsomnia is related to all major psychiatric conditions, including suicide risk (although there is still a debate as to whether sleeplessness is the cause or the symptom). Each year, as many as ... So it was with panda eyes and an anxious mind that I ...
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InStyleMental Illness Is All Over TV — Here's Why That's Not Always a Good ThingInStyleThe problem: While it is important that television show recovery from mental health conditions as a possibility, serious mental illnesses like schizophrenia are lifelong. According to John Krystal, M.D., professor and chairman of the Yale department of ...Prince William Shares His Struggle as a First...
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The Sudbury StarSummit addresses mental health stigmaThe Sudbury StarThe board describes Headstrong as an evidence-based anti-stigma initiative aimed at inspiring students to Be Brave, Reach Out and Speak Up about mental health. .... She received the 2010 Kaiser Foundation Award for Excellence in Youth Leadership, was ...
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Focus On Models, Not ConditionsOPEN MINDSWe look at the care delivery model, the use of evidence-based practices and making sure that health care professionals are addressing customers in a holistic way. ... It is a model of behavioral health integration that enhances “usual” primary care by ...
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ETHealthworld.comWhere the mind is without fear, and the head is held highETHealthworld.comThe entire mental health workforce, comprising clinical psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric social workers and psychiatric nurses stands at 7,000, while the actual requirement is 54,750. This emphasis on mental health should look to address the ...and more »
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Ubyssey OnlineMind Your Mind: What type of mental health professional is right for you?Ubyssey OnlineIt's also important to note that not everyone with a mental health issue needs to see a psychiatrist or take medication; many people manage their conditions by getting medication from their GP as needed, undertaking lifestyle changes or seeking ...
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Sarasota Herald-TribuneFAST TRACK: Concentrated, intensive therapy programs offer relief ...Sarasota Herald-TribuneSix middle- and high-school students sat around a table on a Monday afternoon, watching a psychologist write three letters on a whiteboard: O-C-D. “What does ...and more »

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