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Category Archives: Mental Health

Mental Health Care | Health.mil

Posted: January 1, 2019 at 6:44 am

Mental health, or psychological health, encompasses the well-being of mind, body and spirit and contributes to overall health and resilience. Throughout the military community, additional stressors placed on individuals and families adds to the importance of maintaining awareness of internal and external demands on health and of the many resources available to support psychological health Continue reading

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Mental Health – CHOC Children’s

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CHOC is spearheading a countywide initiative to break the stigma surrounding pediatric mental illness and expand much-needed services.Half of children with symptoms of mental health disorders have conditions that cause significant impairment in daily life. In Orange County, 20 percent of youth reported needing help for mental health problems, while less than a third actually received that help. Mental Health Inpatient Center Designed for patients ages 3 to 17, it is the only center in Orange County that can accommodate children younger than 12 Continue reading

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Mental Health and Mental Disorders | Healthy People 2020

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Goal Improve mental health through prevention and by ensuring access to appropriate, quality mental health services. Mental health is a state of successful performance of mental function, resulting in productive activities, fulfilling relationships with other people, and the ability to adapt to change and to cope with challenges. Mental health is essential to personal well-being, family and interpersonal relationships, and the ability to contribute to community or society. Continue reading

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New York State Office of Mental Health

Posted: December 27, 2018 at 4:43 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 Continue reading

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What Is Mental Health? | MentalHealth.gov

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Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. Continue reading

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Mental health – Wikipedia

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Mental health is a level of psychological well-being or an absence of mental illness - the "psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioural adjustment".[1] From the perspectives of positive psychology or of holism, mental health may include an individual's ability to enjoy life, and to create a balance between life activities and efforts to achieve psychological resilience.[citation needed]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 one defines "mental health".[2] According to the U.K. surgeon general (1999), mental health is the successful performance of mental function, resulting in productive activities, fulfilling relationships with other people, and providing the ability to adapt to change and cope with adversity. The term mental illness refers collectively to all diagnosable mental disordershealth conditions characterized by alterations in thinking, mood, or behavior associated with distress or impaired functioning.[4] A person struggling with their mental health may experience this because of stress, loneliness, depression, anxiety, relationship problems, death of a loved one, suicidal thoughts, grief, addiction, ADHD, Cutting, Self-harm, Self-Injury, burning, various mood disorders, or other mental illnesses of varying degrees, as well as learning disabilities.[5][6] Therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurse practitioners or physicians can help manage mental illness with treatments such as therapy, counseling, or medication Continue reading

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Adult Mental Health

Posted: December 26, 2018 at 6:44 am

Assisted Outpatient Treatment Full Service Partnership (FSP) Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) is court-ordered outpatient mental health treatment for individuals with serious mental illness who are unable to live safely in the community, but who refuse to participate in treatment on their own. The law that allows court-ordered treatment is sometimes called Lauras Law Continue reading

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WHO classifies ‘gaming disorder’ as mental health condition – CNN

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Mental Health CSG Justice Center

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Featuring Becki Ney of the National Resource Center on Justice-Involved Women, this webinar covers system-level strategies to maximize outcomes for women in the criminal justice system and ensure the sustainability of gender-responsive services. Continue reading

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Volunteers of America’s Mental Health Services | Volunteers …

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Volunteers of America provides services and supports to people with mental illness throughout our programs. For instance, we operate many programs for people who have spent long years in state hospital systems. Sometimes these individuals enter our services in nontraditional ways, maybe through homelessness, substance abuse or the corrections system. Continue reading

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