Posted on June 13, 2016 by Webtypo
This June 9, 2016 article found on the Medical Xpress website talks about some of the assumptions made regarding minorities and behavioral health treatment and explains some of the things that could be done to improve the situation so that minorities receive equal care comparable to what is received by other populations.
Filed under: Addiction, Advocacy and Awareness, Issues, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Minorities, Minority Mental Health Awareness, Treatment and Support, United States, Whole health | Tagged: addiction, addiction treatment, Behavioral Health care for Minorities, Mental Health, Mental health among Minorities, Mental Health Care for Minorities, Mental Illness, mental wellness, Minorities, minority, minority groups, Minority Mental Health, Minority Mental Health Care, minority populations, Research, research assumptions, research assumptions about Miniorities, treatment | Comments Off on “Faulty assumptions behind persistent racial/ethnic disparities in behavioral health care”
Posted on February 19, 2016 by Webtypo
This February 18, 2016 HealthDay article found on the Philly.com website talks about research on 101 Canadians who had been diagnosed with Schizophrenia in which it was found that there was an increased risk of suicide attempts within the group than seen elsewhere.
Filed under: Canada, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Research, Schizophrenia, suicide, Suicide, Whole health | Tagged: Canada, Canadian Research, Mental Health, Research, schizophrenia, Suicide | Comments Off on “Schizophrenia Tied to Much Higher Risk of Suicide Attempts”
Posted on August 18, 2015 by Webtypo
This August 17, 2015 WESA Pittsburgh NPR segment talks about studies being done to see if there is a way to utilize video game technology to help with treating mental health issues such as ADHD or Depression. The idea of using games to treat mental health disorders could be a reality … it just seems that it may take some time for policies and approval rates to catch up to the technology.
Filed under: ADHD, Depression, Exercise, Gaming, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Misc., Physical Health, Research, Technology, Therapy, Treatment and Support, Video Games, Whole health | Tagged: game, game treatment, gamer, gamers, Games, games for mental health treatment, gaming, gaming research\, gaming studies, mental, mental disorder, mental game treatment, Mental Health, mental health game treatment, mental health gaming, mental health treatment, Mental Illness, mentally ill, Research, studies, study on the use of video games to treat mental illness, treat mental illness, Video, video game treatment, video games | Comments Off on “‘Play This Video Game And Call Me In The Morning'”
Posted on April 7, 2015 by Webtypo
This April 6, 2015 article on the Philadelphia Business Journal website talks about a study done by the Scattergood Foundation that shows that for every $1 spent on Behavioral Health in Philadelphia, $2.50 is generated that is put back into the city. The article briefly explains how this happens.
Filed under: Advocacy and Awareness, Pennsylvania, Philly | Tagged: behavioral health funding, behavioral health research, human services, Research, scattergood financial research into behavioral health funding impact, scattergood foundation, study, the financial benefit of funding behavioral health, the result of funding behavioral health | Comments Off on “This Philadelphia government agency means $4 billion to the city’s economy, study claims”
Posted on March 16, 2015 by Webtypo
This March 9, 2015 article found on the New York Times website talks about simple yet effective ways proven to prevent or reduce the risk of suicide.
Filed under: Advocacy and Awareness, Anti-stigma, Awareness, Issues, Men's Issues, Mental Health, Pediatric Issues, Physical Health, Research, Senior Citizens, suicide, Suicide, Suicide Prevention, suicide prevention, Treatment and Support, Whole health, Women's Issues | Tagged: preventing suicide, prevention, reducing suicide, Research, Suicide, suicide prevention, suicide reduction, suicide research | Comments Off on “Blocking the Paths to Suicide”
Posted on March 8, 2015 by Webtypo
This March 7, 2015 MedicalResearch.com article talks about studies that seem to further point to depression as being a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and is beginning to show signs that taking either a statin or an anti-depressant can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in people with varying degrees of depression.
Filed under: Cardiovascular Disease, Depression, Depression, Heart failure and depression, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Misc., Physical Health, Research, scientific, Whole health | Tagged: Cardiovascular Disease, cardiovascular research, depression, depression research, heart attack, heart disease, heart disease research, Mental Health, mental health research, physical health, Research, study | Comments Off on “Depression Remains Important Risk Factor For Cardiovascular Disease”