Posted on April 11, 2017 by Webtypo
This April 11, 2017 segment of Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane talks about mental health services for those with mental illnesses who have been incarcerated in Pennsylvania.
“In this hour, Marty talks with FRED OSHER, director of health systems and services policy at the Council of State Governments Justice Center about Stepping Up and its objectives. JOHN WETZEL, Pennsylvania Secretary of Corrections, joins the discussion to address the potential impact of this plan on PA state prisons. BRUCE HERDMAN, chief medical director for the Philadelphia Department of Prisons, discusses the care needed for these inmates”
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Posted on February 28, 2016 by Webtypo
This February 25, 2016 article on the News works website talks about the immense struggle that rural areas face when trying to meet the demand for mental health services, particularly access to Psychiatrists, in Pennsylvania. The article estimates that there are about 10 Psychiatrists for every 100,000 people in Pennsylvania and points out that many of the existing Psychiatrists seem to cluster around the larger cities leaving folks in rural areas where the need tends to be greater with fewer
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professionals to serve those with mental health issues.
Filed under: Addiction, Human Service Agencies, Inpatient, Issues, Men's Issues, Mental Health, Mental Health Organizations, Mental Illness, Outpatient, Pediatric Issues, Pennsylvania, Rural Issues, Senior Citizens, Teachable Moments, Treatment and Support, Whole health, Women's Issues | Tagged: community, inequality of mental health care rural vs. urban, Mental Health, mental health services, mental health treatment, Mental Illness, Pennsylvania, Rural area, rural mental health services, rural pennsylvania | Comments Off on “Stretching psychiatric care in rural Pennsylvania”
Posted on November 7, 2014 by Webtypo
This November 7, 2014 NewsWorks article talks about a pilot program in Delaware County, PA that is working with people with mental illnesses using self-directed care that offers them more choices about the services they receive. The person can say this service isn’t working for me, but I think this over here might be a better fit to meet my needs, and the money from the program is shifted to allow for the change in service.
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Posted on July 30, 2014 by Webtypo
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This article appearing in Summer 2014 edition of SAMHSA News talks about the myths and facts of what happens when a child receiving mental health services turns 18 and is viewed by society as an adult. This transition age is a challenging one not just for the individual, but for the parents and care takers of them who understand the realitiy of the individual’s situation and what their realistic abilities are compared to society’s expectations based on a chronological age.
Filed under: Awareness, Disability, employment, Housing, Issues, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Recovery, Stress, Teen Issues, Transition Age, Treatment and Support, Whole health | Tagged: Adolescence, behavioral Health, behavioral health services, Community mental health service, Mental Health, mental health service transition, mental health services, Mental Illness, mentally ill, SAMHSA, serivce transition, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, teen mental health, teens transitioning into adulthood, transition, United States, young adult mental health | Comments Off on “Young Adults with Mental Health Conditions: 7 Myths”
Posted on June 29, 2014 by Webtypo
This June 29, 2014 article with audio segment is found on the NewsWorks website and discusses a grant recently received by a group in Bucks County that they hope will enable them to help people with mental illnesses improve their cognitive abilities. The hope is that the program will help people with serious mental illnesses be more successful when it comes to living independently
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Bucks County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Filed under: Anti-stigma, Bucks County, Counties, employment, Men's Issues, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Outpatient, Pennsylvania, Treatment and Support, Whole health, Women's Issues | Tagged: Adult Mental Health, adult mental health services, Bucks County, Bucks County Pennsylvania, Cognitive behavioral therapy, mental disorder, Mental Health, mental health services, mentally ill, Pennsylvania | Comments Off on “Pew grant brings cognitive remediation therapy to adults with mental illness in Bucks County”