Mental Health

Mental Health

Study finds ‘mental health crisis’ among Michigan prison workers – Detroit Free Press

Study finds ‘mental health crisis’ among Michigan prison workers  Detroit Free Press

LANSING – A new survey points to a “mental health crisis” among Michigan Department of Corrections workers, who suffer from levels of PTSD, anxiety, …

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Arlington County Aims to Launch Mental Health Court – Public News Service

Arlington County Aims to Launch Mental Health Court  Public News Service

ARLINGTON, Va. — Arlington County will hold a meeting this week to get public input on a new program designed to offer those with mental illnesses treatment …

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Peninsula Community Health Services plans behavioral health hub – Kitsap Sun

Peninsula Community Health Services plans behavioral health hub  Kitsap Sun

Mental health and substance-use treatment have been at the top of Peninsula Community Health *Service’s* agenda over the last year. It’s added a mobile …

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Mental health care for veterans remains a troubled endeavor | Special Report – Colorado Springs Gazette

Mental health care for veterans remains a troubled endeavor | Special Report  Colorado Springs Gazette

When they’re active duty, members of the U.S. military have access to some of the best mental health care in the country. But the minute those warriors step back …

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Mental health care for veterans remains a troubled endeavor – Colorado Springs Gazette

Mental health care for veterans remains a troubled endeavor  Colorado Springs Gazette

This story is part of a yearlong series about Colorado’s broken mental health care system. Read more of the series here.

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Washington Settles Lawsuit Over Lockdown For Inmates With Mental Illness – OPB News

Washington Settles Lawsuit Over Lockdown For Inmates With Mental Illness  OPB News

Washington’s Department of Corrections has agreed to improve conditions for inmates with mental illness at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla.

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Are mental health diagnoses ‘scientifically meaningless’? – Medical News Today

Are mental health diagnoses ‘scientifically meaningless’?  Medical News Today

After finding many inconsistencies and contradictions in the DSM-5 diagnostic handbook, a study questions the scientific value of psychiatric diagnoses.

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Biden Calling ACA ‘Breakthrough’ For Mental Health Parity Highlights Gaps – Kaiser Health News

Biden Calling ACA ‘Breakthrough’ For Mental Health Parity Highlights Gaps  Kaiser Health News

Did the Affordable Care Act create equal coverage of mental and physical health? Seems true on paper but not always in practice.

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UI research promotes early intervention for service members’ mental health – UI The Daily Iowan

UI research promotes early intervention for service members’ mental health  UI The Daily Iowan

For many members of the military, confronting mental health can be difficult. But researchers with a new study hope to connect *service* members with help before …

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