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Shortage of mental health care providers in rural NE – KLKN

Shortage of mental health care providers in rural NEKLKN"So sometimes there are barriers about people seeking help because they are afraid of being recognized or their a little embarrassed about it," says Dr. Howard Liu, Director of the Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska. In 2009 the Behavioral …Experts: Rural Nebraska lacks access to mental health […]

Primary healthcare providers urged to screen teens for depression and suicide risk

A new paper from nursing researchers with The University of Texas at Arlington and Texas Woman’s University finds that depression and suicide risk screening can assist healthcare providers in… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Sexual Orientation Bias Common Among Health Care Providers

Sexual Orientation Bias Common Among Health Care Providers

Many health care providers, like much of the general population, seem to be biased toward those who share their own sexual identity, according to a new study at the University of Washington. Among heterosexual providers, the researchers found a widespread “moderate to strong” implicit preference for straight people over lesbian and gay people. Similarly, among lesbian […]

Study finds mental health providers not well prepared to care for military veterans

Most community-based mental health providers are not well prepared to take care of the special needs of military veterans and their families, according to a new study by the RAND Corporation that was… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Improved safety measures by mental health service providers help to reduce suicide rates, UK

Mental health service providers looking after patients at risk of suicide need to reduce absconding on in-patient wards and boost specialist community services like crisis resolution to reduce deaths, a report by The University of Manchester out today (28 November) shows. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Providers employ strategic interventions with hopes of getting the chronically … – ModernHealthcare.com

Providers employ strategic interventions with hopes of getting the chronically …ModernHealthcare.comA three-part series examining how deeply ingrained patient behaviors undermine health, and what healthcare organizations are doing about it. … Many are investing heavily in education and social work to reach beyond patients' immediate clinical needs. behavioral health education – Google News

Grant Will Increase Number of Mental Health Providers for Underserved … – University of Texas at Austin News

Grant Will Increase Number of Mental Health Providers for Underserved …University of Texas at Austin NewsAUSTIN, Texas — The College of Education has received a $ 418,305 federal grant to provide specialized training to 15 educational psychology doctoral students who will be working with integrated health care teams to deliver behavioral health services …and more » […]

Culturally Sensitive Providers Will Help Bring Mental Illness Out of Shadows – Huffington Post

Culturally Sensitive Providers Will Help Bring Mental Illness Out of ShadowsHuffington PostIt is certainly good to see that the conversation about access to mental health services and removing the stigma of mental illness have moved out of the shadows and are now at the forefront of discussions within the White House and across the nation […]

School Mental Health Providers Play A Critical Role In Early Identification And Referral For Adolescents

A study published in the May 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that mental health resources provided by schools are significantly associated with whether adolescents with mental disorders receive needed mental health services… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Partner Abuse Still Not on Radar of Health Care Providers

Partner Abuse Still Not on Radar of Health Care Providers

A new Penn State University study finds that many health care providers are failing when it comes to dealing with intimate partner violence in female patients. Researchers found that only 20 percent of central Pennsylvania women who experienced intimate partner violence were asked or counseled by a health care provider about abuse. Moreover, approximately only one […]

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