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CAMH survey shows over half of workers with depression do not recognize need for treatment

Researchers say unrecognized need for care among workers is a major barrier to treatment and contributes to productivity lossMore than half of workers who reported symptoms of depression did not… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Kaiser-Fresno mental health workers plan weeklong strike – Fresno Bee

Kaiser-Fresno mental health workers plan weeklong strike – Fresno Bee

The Bakersfield Californian Kaiser-Fresno mental health workers plan weeklong strikeFresno BeeThe treatment may be individual therapy, group therapy, behavioral health classes and education, he said. During the proposed strike, any Kaiser member with urgent or crisis needs will be seen, he said. “But there will need to be some appointments that …Kaiser healthcare workers strikeThe […]

Mental health workers don’t recognise their own burnout

Some mental health workers find it difficult to recognise their own burnout and even when they do they struggle to admit it to others. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Discrimination by health care workers among homeless adults in Toronto with mental illness

Vulnerable populations in ethnically diverse Toronto reported more discrimination by health care workers based on their housing status, mental health or substance abuse issues than race, a new study… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

New guide on suicide prevention for mental health workers

SANE Australia has released a practical and easy-to-understand resource that helps people working in mental health to support a person who may be at risk of taking their own life. Supporting people who are experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviours can be a challenging and daunting task,’ explains Charmaine Smith, Acting CEO of SANE Australia… Mental […]

Gerratana proposes cultural training for health care workers – Newbritainherald

Gerratana proposes cultural training for health care workersNewbritainheraldIt has been documented that there are disparities in health care and behavioral health care that result in certain racial and ethnic groups resulting in a lower quality of care. Examination of the issue has shown that these disparities are caused by … behavioral health education – Google […]

National Association of Social Workers Announces 2013 NASW Media Award Winners

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