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Category Archives: Mental Health

Mental health – Wikipedia

Posted: December 9, 2018 at 9:42 pm

Mental health is a level of psychological well-being or an absence of mental illness. It is the "psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioural adjustment".[1] From the perspective of positive psychology or holism, mental health may include an individual's ability to enjoy life, and create a balance between life activities and efforts to achieve psychological resilience.According to the World Health Organization (WHO), mental health includes "subjective well-being, perceived self-efficacy, autonomy, competence, inter-generational dependence, and self-actualization of one's intellectual and emotional potential, among others."[2] The WHO further states that the well-being of an individual is encompassed in the realization of their abilities, coping with normal stresses of life, productive work and contribution to their community.[3] Cultural differences, subjective assessments, and competing professional theories all affect how "mental health" is defined.[2] According to the U.K Continue reading

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New York State Office of Mental Health

Posted: December 8, 2018 at 9:42 pm

New York State Office of Mental Health Do You Need Help AccessingBehavioral Health Care? Community Health Access to Addiction and Mental Healthcare Project (CHAMP) can help you. In Crisis?Weve got time to listen Continue reading

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Mental disorder – Wikipedia

Posted: December 4, 2018 at 5:45 am

Mental disorderSynonymsPsychiatric disorder, psychological disorder, mental illness, mental disease, mental breakdown, nervous breakdownSpecialtyPsychiatry, clinical psychologySymptomsAgitation, anxiety, depression, mania, paranoia, psychosisComplicationsCognitive impairment, social problems, suicideTypesAnxiety disorders, eating disorders, mood disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, personality disorders, psychotic disorders, substance use disordersCausesGenetic and environmental factorsTreatmentPsychotherapy, medicationsMedicationAntidepressants, antipsychotics, anxiolytics, mood stabilizersFrequency18% per year (United States)[1] A mental disorder, also called a mental illness[2] or psychiatric disorder, is a behavioral or mental pattern that causes significant distress or impairment of personal functioning.[3] Such features may be persistent, relapsing and remitting, or occur as a single episode. Continue reading

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What Is Mental Health? | MentalHealth.gov

Posted: December 2, 2018 at 5:43 am

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Continue reading

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A Digital Home – Mental Health Partners

Posted: November 23, 2018 at 2:43 pm

Registration: 303-443-8500 If you think you need mental health services, call our main line and you will be welcomed by one of our supportive staff and asked a series of registration questions to determine how we can best help you. Upon completing an initial registration, you will be given instructions on how to obtain a clinical assessment. If you or a loved one are experiencing a mental health crisis, you can speak with an emergency psychiatric services counselor 24/7 for both adults and children. If you need information specifically related to substance abuse treatment and drug detox call our detox line to learn about MHP services, including safe detoxification from alcohol and/or drugs 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in a 20-bed facility at 3180 Airport Rd. in Boulder. If you or someone you care about has been impacted by sexual assault and you need someone to talk to, please call MESAs 24/7 crisis hotline. To visit MESAs website for more information about services, please click here. Follow this link: A Digital Home - Mental Health Partners … Continue reading

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Mental Health | Health & Wellness

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Mental Health Concerns During College Mental health is a major concern for people of all ages, including adolescents and young adults. During these years, our bodies and life circumstances change rapidly as we grow up, establish our identities, form new relationships, and strike out on our own in school and with jobs for the first time. Lots of decisions need to be made. All this change can be exciting and present wonderful opportunities for fulfillment, but can also lead to significant pressure and stress. Sometimes the stresses are manageable with the support of friends and family, relaxation techniques, and/or making life style changes, such as getting more sleep or exercise or making other simple changes. On the other hand, sometimes the pressures can lead to significant clinical depression and/or anxiety disorders or serious eating disorders. Also, adolescence and young adulthood are times when genetic predispositions to inherited mental health illnesses, including depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, and schizophrenia, often first manifest themselves. Physicians and nurse practitioners at Health & Wellness are experienced at diagnosing common mental health problems, particularly depression, anxiety, and eating disorders. We can prescribe antidepressants and/or anti-anxiety medication, when appropriate. This is often done in … Continue reading

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Mental Health UK – Working together for everyone’s mental …

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Mental Health UK launches new mental health guide for all. Our new mental health guide is now available in 5000 GP surgeries, distributed to 400,000 university students and a further 35,000 people online. Mental Health UK has launched a new mental health information guide online and in-print to improve the publics knowledge of specific mental health conditions, to help readers identify symptoms in themselves or others and provide practical next steps for help and support. In recent years there has been a drive in the UK for more open conversations about mental health with two thirds of people (67%) more comfortable talking about mental health than five years ago which is a fantastic achievement... This year Mental Health UK launched atwo yearpartnership with Lloyds Banking Group. The Group have already raised enough for us to develop and launchMental Health & Money Advice- the UKs first advice service designed to help people understand, manage and improve their financial and mental health. The service has now launched and will provide helpful information and advice written by experts and professionals, tools, calculators and personal stories designed to help anyone with mental health and money problems. Find out what welfare benefits youre entitled to, … Continue reading

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Adult Mental Health | Georgia Department of Behavioral …

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Dr. Terri TimberlakeDirector, Office of Adult Mental HealthEmail: [email protected]: 404-463-7149 To identify adult community-based mental health service providers in your area, call the Georgia Crisis & Access Line at 1-800-715-4225 or visit http://www.mygcal.com. Office of Adult Mental Health Resource Directory(Updated April 2018) ACT Fidelity Reports Disaster Preparedness for Providers DBHDD Procurement of Adult Community Mental Health Private Psychiatric Inpatient Services During the fall of 2017, DBHDD released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the purpose of contracting with an accredited private psychiatric inpatient services provider to serve adults age 18 and up, who have a variety of psychiatric diagnoses. The intended outcome of this RFP would have been provision of private psychiatric inpatient services to individuals appropriately referred by DBHDD or its agent in regions 1, 4, and 6 within the state of Georgia. The current contracts expire at the end of this calendar year. The department has canceled the RFP and will re-release a new RFP in the fall of 2018. All interested providers must resubmit complete proposals that include all components stated in the RFP and conform to all the requirements stated in the RFP. This applies to any interested offeror, including currently contracted providers of this service. … Continue reading

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Home – Henderson Behavioral Health

Posted: November 16, 2018 at 2:44 pm

Book Icon Innovation Research paves the way for prevention, recovery and cure. Henderson is committed to contributing to that knowledge base. Henderson participates in cutting-edge research on evidence based practices, emerging best practices and recovery-promoting services for individuals with mental health and substance use conditions. Systematic pursuit and dissemination of such knowledge has been a cornerstone of HBHs long history. Recovery is a process that varies for every individual. Hendersons staff know this and tailor treatment to each person we serve. Last year, 94% of persons served reported satisfaction with Hendersons services and nearly all of the respondents commented that Henderson staff were essential to their success and truly understood them as a person. Established in 1953, Henderson Behavioral Health provides healthcare, housing, and hope for people of all ages with behavioral health conditions in Florida each year. Henderson assists and inspires people with mental illnesses and substance use disorders to reclaim their lives. Henderson has received the highest Level of Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (C.A.R.F) an honor continuously maintained since 1992. See more here: Home - Henderson Behavioral Health … Continue reading

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Care Manager – Tarrytown, NY | MHA

Posted: November 3, 2018 at 5:44 pm

The Mental Health Association of Westchester (MHA)is a community-based not-for-profit committed to recovery-focused mental health services through advocacy, community education and direct services. We are recognized as the leader in Westchester in providing person-centered services that involve collaborating with each individual to achieve his or her goals. MHA offers a range of treatment and support services that are person-centered, recovery-oriented, and individualized to promote recovery and wellness. MHA reaches out to families and individuals by providing services in their homes, nursing homes, homeless shelters and other community sites. Our staff support recovery by providing services that reflect our deeply held values that include the recognition of individual rights of self-determination, choice, shared decision-making and collaboration. When possible we will utilize evidence-based practices; always embracing a trauma-informed and person-centered approach. We have an exciting new opportunity for aFull-TimeCare Manager. SUMMARY of DUTIES:Our Care Management Program helps individuals obtain the services they need, which may include seeing medical specialists, successfully transitioning from an inpatient hospital admission to another setting, and obtaining social supports such as housing. The Care Manager will deliver services to persons who reside in Westchester County and are referred by the regional health homes. The Care Manager will assess, … Continue reading

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