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Growing number of child psychiatrists in U.S. bypasses some kids

November 8, 2019

November 5, 2019 9:12 AM By Lisa Rapaport Reuters https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-child-psychiatrists/growing-number-of-child-psychiatrists-in-u-s-bypasses-some-kids-idUSKBN1XF1YR (Reuters Health) – The number of child psychiatrists in the U.S. has climbed in recent years, but a new study suggests gains have been uneven and access to psychiatric care may be getting worse for kids in some parts of the country. From 2007 to more »

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Gavarone bill to increase access to mental health treatment passes Senate

October 23, 2019 5:49 pm Sentinel-Tribune https://www.sent-trib.com/news/gavarone-bill-to-increase-access-to-mental-health-treatment-passes/article_8f06088c-f5d6-11e9-a064-e7b968871015.html COLUMBUS — The Senate today passed Senate Bill 58, sponsored by Ohio Sen. Theresa Gavarone, R-Bowling Green, which would make significant reforms to Ohio’s competency restoration procedure, according to a press release by her office. Senate Bill 58 would allow nonviolent, misdemeanor offenders to receive evaluation and mental more »

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How Families Can Work Together

Nov. 04, 2019 By Izzy Gonçalves NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/November-2019/How-Families-Can-Work-Together Over 15 years, my spouse and I struggled with her severe bipolar I disorder. We went through weeks-long psychiatric hospitalizations, disrupted relationships and stalled personal and professional goals. Eventually, I took grudging ownership of her treatment. We resented each other, and we didn’t work together. I now know more »

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NAMI Applauds HHS For Removing Barriers To Treatment For People With Serious Mental Illness

11/6/2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Applauds-HHS-for-Removing-Barriers-to-Treatment-for-People-with-Serious-Mental-Illness Today, the federal government announced the approval of the first-of-its-kind Medicaid demonstration project that aims to broaden treatment services available to Medicaid beneficiaries with serious mental illness and serious emotional disturbance in the District of Columbia.

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How to Improve Mental Health at the Office

October 20, 2019

Oct 10, 2019 By Suzanne Lucas Inc. https://www.inc.com/suzanne-lucas/how-to-improve-mental-health-at-office.html It’s open-enrollment season–the time when you can change your health care plan for the upcoming year. While all companies don’t use the calendar year, many do. You should pay special attention to the mental health coverage in your chosen plan. If you’re the HR person tasked with finding the best more »

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