Behavioral Health News
Accepting that you might have a mental health condition can be scary – it suddenly feels so real. But it can also put you on a path to getting the help you deserve.
Here is a guide to help get you started. Please note, if you are in immediate crisis, call 911 or go to your local Emergency Room.
Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent (15.5%) of psychiatric disorders among older adults. In this radio segment, Brittany Poss discusses geriatric behavioral health and the program at MercyOne Siouxland.
MHA’s work is driven by its commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all; early identification and intervention for those at risk; integrated care, services, and supports for those who need them; with recovery as the goal. This report is a collection of data across all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
In September the Delta variant of COVID hit the Texas county of Jackson hard. The virus swept through the school districts resulting in it being passed from students to parents and grandparents, and from teachers to their spouses. The cases overwhelmed the hospital system and post care treatment providers. Referrals to the outpatient cardiopulmonary program came pouring in.
Identify. Understand. Respond. These are the basis tools learned from Mental Health First Aid during a skills-based training course that teaches participants about mental health and substance-use issues.
During the month of November we recognize and thank the Veterans who have served our country. As brave as these soldiers are, they are not immune to the struggles of mental health.
Online screening is one of the quickest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition and should seek help. Conditions
It is no secret Covid has ravaged the mental health of care providers throughout the country. In December 2020 the Joint Commission published a safety alert regarding the negative impact COVID was having on healthcare workers.