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National suicide prevention strategies, improved surveillance, restricting access to means, and health care services that include suicide prevention could lessen the worldwide toll of suicide.

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APA Trustee-at-Large Anita Everett, M.D., representing APA at the briefing, says that meaningfully addressing suicide prevention requires involvement beyond traditional clinical settings.

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The mental health workforce in rural areas may get a needed boost from programs such as one underway in New Mexico.

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Tackling Alaska’s mental health service problems means confronting social and economic issues in a very big state.

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For many uninsured or publicly insured women, the only contact they may have with a health care provider occurs when they are going to have a baby.

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An intervention based on the IMPACT model was adapted for teens, using age-appropriate education materials and an “engagement” session with the adolescent and his or her parent.

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Psychiatrist Loree Sutton, M.D., new head of the Mayor’s Office of Veterans’ Affairs in New York, vows to provide veterans with the best services available to help them transition successfully to civilian life.

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration observes National Recovery Month and releases data that officials find troubling on the prevalence of substance abuse.

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