Mental Illness Prevention and Mental Health Promotion

According to our conceptualization (1–6), the social determinants of mental health are societal problems affecting large segments of the population (individuals, families, communities, and, indirectly, the entire population) that interfere with optimal mental health.These factors increase risk for mental illnesses and substance use disorders, worsen outcomes among those with existing mental

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The Health Home: A Service Delivery Model for Autism and

(1 days ago) The CCM and the Patient-Centered Health Care Home. The chronic care model (CCM) was developed by Edward Wagner and colleagues at the MacColl Institute for Healthcare Innovation in the 1990s with the goal of improving care for chronic health conditions in primary care settings.This model involves productive interactions between an informed, energized patient and family and a prepared, proactive

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A Collaborative Care Approach to Depression Treatment for

(1 days ago) The Mental Health Integration Program (MHIP) is a collaborative care program serving safety net populations in over 100 community health centers (CHCs) in Washington State . Since January 2008, MHIP has served more than 24,000 patients, including patients from diverse racial-ethnic groups.

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Applying a Model of Stakeholder

(6 days ago) Partnerships with these groups are essential for mental health programs, given the continued fragmentation between the mental health, substance use, and medical health care systems and the challenges in providing services that may fall outside of the typically reimbursed services . Below, we describe how we have engaged these stakeholder groups.

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Substance Screening and Referral for Substance Abuse

(1 days ago) This approach is particularly relevant for low-income patients seeking mental health services in community health centers because of their limited access to specialty care. To date, few studies besides research trials have examined substance screening and referrals for substance abuse treatment within the context of integrated mental health care.

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Heading Off Boundary Problems: Clinical Supervision as

(2 days ago) Mental health professionals now work in settings ranging from formal institutions, such as psychiatric and general hospitals, outpatient clinics, nonprofit agencies, schools, private- and public-sector workplaces, and prisons, to clients' homes, which may include arrangements for assessment and treatment, intensive case management, family

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SAMHSA: Creating a System of Care That Meets the Needs of

(6 days ago) The mental health care system has been severely affected by the loss of inpatient beds for those most acutely ill. In many cases, the patient’s illness requires innovative approaches outside of the traditional clinic setting, but such treatment is often not available. Our emergency departments (EDs) are not equipped to assist those

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Use of the Balanced Scorecard to Improve the Quality of

(2 days ago) Health Affairs 16(3):151-161, 1997 Google Scholar. 14. Eddy DM: Balancing cost and quality in fee-for-service versus managed care. Health Affairs 16(3):162-173, 1997 Google Scholar. 15. Blumenthal D: Quality of health care, part 4: the origins of the quality of care debate. New England Journal of Medicine 335:1146-1149, 1996 Crossref, Medline

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COVID-19, Structural Racism, and Mental Health Inequities

(1 days ago) The complex interactions between the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, structural racism, and mental health inequities have led to devastating health, economic, and social consequences. The intersection of these three conditions, which meets criteria for a syndemic (synergistic epidemics), presents numerous policy challenges—and opportunities. Addressing these issues in a unified

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Advance Directives for Mental Health Treatment

(Just Now) Mental health advance directives specify treatment preferences for times when a consumer of mental health services has a mental health crisis and is unable to communicate those preferences. Advance directives have been most commonly used in medical care for end-of-life treatment decisions ( 2 ). The Cruzan ( 3) decision of 1990 underscored a

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Social Determinants of Mental Health As Mediators and

(1 days ago) Mental health effects of the pandemic mediated by social determinants. Mental health effects of the pandemic include serious and persistent stress, which may be associated with sleep disturbances; increased substance use; depressive symptoms, including suicidality; anxiety-related behaviors; and reductions in perceived health . The pandemic’s

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Evidence-Based Practices in Geriatric Mental Health Care

(7 days ago) An impending public health crisis. At least one in five people over the age of 65 suffers from a mental disorder ().By 2030 the number of persons with psychiatric disorders in this older group will equal or exceed the number with such disorders in younger age groups (age 18 to 29 or age 30 to 44) ().Despite the growing requirement for mental health services for older persons, there is

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Collaboration Among the Education, Mental Health, and

(2 days ago) Public health agencies can have a major impact in prevention. Although expanded school mental health programs already engage in some prevention activities, the demand for high-intensity services and the lack of time and resources impede their ability to do more, especially to undertake broad schoolwide prevention efforts . The resources of

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Health Care Workers’ Mental Health and Quality of Life

(5 days ago) the Patient Health Questionnaire–9 (PHQ-9) (19), General Anxiety Disorder–7 (GAD-7) (20), Primary Care Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Screen (PC-PTSD) (21), and the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test–C (22). Inclusion Criteria Respondents were included in this study if they identified

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Health Promotion for Young Adults With Serious Mental

(6 days ago) Health Promotion International 23:275–282, 2008 Crossref, Medline, Google Scholar. 31 Sim K, Mahendran R, Chong SA: Health-related quality of life and psychiatric comorbidity in first episode psychosis. Comprehensive Psychiatry 46:278–283, 2005 Crossref, Medline, Google Scholar

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Public Awareness Campaigns About Depression and Suicide: A

(6 days ago) The Norwegian Mental Health Program was conducted in Norway in 1992 to improve public understanding of mental illnesses (including depression) and suicide and to diminish taboos about them ( 33 , 34 ). Its primary component was a six-hour information program that was broadcast during prime time on …

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Jail Incarceration, Homelessness, and Mental Health: A

(Just Now) Mental health and substance abuse. Five measures used self-reported symptoms to assess problems with substance abuse and mental illness. One measure was based on whether each inmate currently had a cluster of symptoms that indicated difficulty with drug abuse or dependence and another if he or she had a cluster of symptoms that suggested

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Self-Determination and Choice in Mental Health

(1 days ago) Health Expect 2016; 19:1002–1014Crossref, Medline, Google Scholar. 16 Zisman-Ilani Y, Roe D, Elwyn G, et al.: Shared decision making for psychiatric rehabilitation services before discharge from psychiatric hospitals. Health Commun 2018: 1–7 Google Scholar

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Components of Cultural Competence in Three Mental Health

(9 days ago) 5 US Department of Health and Human Services: Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity—A Supplement to Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General. Rockville Md, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services, 2001 Crossref, Google Scholar. 6 Siegel C , Haugland G , Reid-Rose L , et al.

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A Comparison of Long-Term and Short-Term Residential

(5 days ago) Health Services Research 31:153-169, 1996 Medline, Google Scholar. 9. Clark R, Teague G, Ricketts S, et al: Measuring resource use in economic evaluations: determining the social costs of mental illness. Journal of Mental Health Administration 21:32-41, 1994 Crossref, Medline, Google Scholar. 10.

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Rapid Telepsychiatry Implementation During COVID-19

(4 days ago) Telepsychiatry services are defined as the delivery of mental health services via video-based conferencing.6 Its efficacy includes reliability of clinical assessment, treatment outcomes, as well as cost across many populations and settings, and is comparable to in-person care.7,8 Some studies demonstrated high levels of patient satisfaction, improved medication adherence,

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A Meta-Analysis of the Effectiveness of Mental Health Case

(7 days ago) Health and Social Work 17:138-50, 1992 [correction, 17:238, 1992] Google Scholar. 8. Solomon P: The efficacy of case management services for severely mentally disabled clients. Community Mental Health Journal 28:163-180, 1992 Crossref, Medline, Google Scholar. 9. Test MA: Training in community living, in Handbook of Psychiatric Rehabilitation.

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Measures of Personal Recovery: A Systematic Review

(1 days ago) Personal recovery is “a deeply personal, unique process of changing one’s attitudes, values, feelings, goals, skills and/or roles. It is a way of living a satisfying, hopeful, and contributing life even within the limitations caused by illness” ().An orientation toward personal recovery is central to mental health policy in Australia (), Canada (), England (), New Zealand (), the United

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A Self-Report Symptom and Problem Rating Scale to Increase

(4 days ago) the mental health service delivery system (4,5). The Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1992 require pa-tients’ involvement in treatment, and a recent national survey found that 34 states in the U.S. (68 percent) have paid positions for consumers in either central or field offices of their mental health agencies (6,7). Positive

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