The mental health workforce in rural areas may get a needed boost from programs such as one underway in New Mexico.
Tackling Alaska’s mental health service problems means confronting social and economic issues in a very big state.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The high cost of treating patients with psychiatric disorders and chronic physical illnesses are driving the push to replace “complaint-driven” care with population-based collaborative care.
Psychiatric epidemiologists use the National Health Information Survey to track disability in children over a decade and find a sharp rise in neurodevelopmental and mental health problems.
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