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Migrant mental health crisis spirals in ICE detention facilities. MORE

 

In China, Mental Health Care Goes Virtual. MORE

 

Hispanics face growing mental health care crisis over language barriers. MORE

 

Suicide Risk Elevated After Psychiatric Hospital Stay. MORE

 

Comedy Central’s Clusterfest tackled mental health this year. MORE

Digital phenotyping has potential in psychiatry. MORE

 

What Mental Health Statistics Can Tell Us. MORE

 

Psychiatric experts decry use of restraints at boys school. MORE

 

Taraji Henson’s Mental Health Summit Is Sure to Make an Impact on Black America’s Quiet Crisis. MORE

"This is a mental-health crisis": NYPD officer dies in third suspected suicide in less than 10 days. MORE

Perspectives in Training | Psychiatric Times. MORE

 

The Unanswered Questions About Cannabis and Psychiatry - APA Congress. MORE

 

Sacramento Chef Feature in PBS Mental Health Story. MORE

 

Behavioral Health Cases Doubled Over Decade. MORE

 

Mediterranean diet may protect against depression symptoms. MORE

A mental health check-in: 14 questions to ask your child. MORE

 

Social Issues to Join Clinical Topics at APA Annual Meeting. MORE

 

Lead found in baby teeth of children who lived near California battery plant. MORE

 

Does living alone increase mental health risk? MORE

Depression Treatment on the Rise, but Not Enough. MORE

 

Alzheimer's: How light therapy could protect the brain. MORE

 

Latest tragedy proof New York needs better mental health laws. MORE

 

Alphabet's Google And Verily Develop AI For Health. MORE

 

Doctors face a dilemma when seeking mental health assistance for themselves. MORE

California's mental health system, explained. MORE

 

Debunking the Two Chemical Imbalance Myths, Again. MORE

 

Silicon Valley leaders tackle new solutions for homelessness crisis. HERE 

 

Study: Kids' suicides spiked after Netflix's '13 Reasons'. MORE

 

Race, Relationship Status Predict Antidepressant Nonadherence in Older Veterans. MORE 

 

Jail diversion program is praised, set to expand. MORE

Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia: Reasons for Clozapine Discontinuation. MORE

 

Supervisors support bill that could bring $14M to Solano. MORE

 

Firearm Injury Prevention
Resources for Health Care Providers - Cal Matters. MORE

 

Watchdogs Cite Lax Medical And Mental Health Treatment Of ICE Detainees. MORE

.A. Officials, and the Nation, Battle an Unrelenting Tide of Veteran Suicides. MORE

 

Why Getting Mental Health Care Can Be A Struggle For Refugees. MORE

 

Pre-treatment mental health assessment of trans people 'dehumanising' and 'unjustified'. MORE

 

Social Cognitive Deficits in Major Depressive Disorders. MORE 

 

Lethal Plans: When Seniors Turn To Suicide In Long-Term Care. MORE

 

Prince Harry and Oprah Working Together on Mental Health. MORE

 

How Does Disclosure of Hospital Religious Affiliation Affect Patient Care? MORE

Lyft has a new employee mental health program that doesn't include drivers. MORE

 

Air Pollution Linked to Increased Psychotic Experience Risk in Adolescents. MORE

 

'Toad Venom' Psychedelic May Rapidly Improve Depression, Anxiety. MORE

 

In Ontario, a battle for the soul of psychiatry. MORE

 

California Hospitals See Massive Surge In Homeless Patients. MORE

Mental health can impact memory decades later. MORE

 

No Clinically Relevant ADHD Risk With Prenatal Benzodiazepine, Z-Hypnotic Exposure. MORE 

 

DNA testing is being used to help prescribe antidepressants. MORE

 

Video of 2017 beating at Placer County jail released - person with schizophrenia . MORE

 

Study of 6 Million People With Mental Disorders Reveals a New Health Risk. MORE

Under-18s with mental health issues to be asked about their social media use. MORE

 

Can what we eat affect how we feel? MORE

 

She was dancing on the roof and talking gibberish. A special kind of ER helped her. MORE

 

Low Field Magnetic Stimulation Shows Promise for Treatment-Resistant Depression. MORE

 

Mental Illness Cleaned Out My Bank Account And Destroyed My Credit. MORE

 

$1 Billion for Mental Health: The Reality of de Blasio’s ‘Revolutionary’ Plan. MORE

High Potency Cannabis Tied to 50% of New Psychosis Cases. MORE

 

New Jersey court weighs whether non-patient can sue physician. MORE

 

Elements Of An Effective Workplace Mental Health Strategy. MORE

 

Online mental health resources for teens. MORE

 

A lost girl's diary: The hidden anguish of Alexandra Valoras. MORE

 

More U.S. youth seeking help during psychiatric emergencies. MORE

Mental Illness Isn’t All in Your Head. MORE

 

Insurers still don’t treat mental illness like other medical conditions. MORE

 

Schizophrenia Linked With Common Viral Infections. MORE

 

For families across California, a desperate struggle to get mental health care. MORE

 

Effects of Music on Symptoms of Schizophrenia. MORE 

 

Hard truths about deinstitutionalization, then and now. MORE 

 

Mental Health Treatment Denied to Customers by Giant Insurer’s Policies, Judge Rules. MORE

 

SSRIs May Be Most Effective in Reducing Pediatric Anxiety Disorders. MORE 

Children Separated From Families at Border Could Suffer Long-Term MH Consequences, Says APA President. MORE

Failures found at facilities holding migrants. MORE

 

Expert Perspective: Treating Insomnia in Patients With Schizophrenia. MORE

 

Family files suit over fatal jail overdose. MORE

 

To Reduce Chronic Homelessness, A Chicago Hospital Is Treating It As A Medical Condition. MORE

A dream-killing study: Weekend “catch-up sleep” is a lie. MORE

 

How Mental Health Care for the Aging Is Falling Short . MORE

 

Campus  Check-In: Mental Health Treatment Expands to Apps. MORE

Long-Term Health-Promoting Interventions Improve Cardiovascular Risk in Schizophrenia. MORE

 

Positive Well-Being May Protect Against Depression in Adults With Autism . MORE

Kaiser Permanente’s New Medical School Will Waive Tuition for Its First 5 Classes . MORE

 

Psychiatry on Death Row: Interviews From the Inside. MORE

 

The Changing Face of Psychiatry in the Age of Climate Change. MORE

 

Prison is menacing for detainees and guards alike. MORE

Nearly 1 in 7 US kids has a mental health condition, and half go untreated, study says. MORE

 

Increasingly, California's default mental institutions are jails and prisons. MORE

Good Treatment For Mental Illness Still Scarce In U.S. Prisons. MORE

 

Hallucinations Kidnap The Senses In 'The Collected Schizophrenias'. MORE

 

How Oregon Police Became First Responders To Mental Health Crises. MORE

 

Use of Psychodrama With Adolescents. MORE

 

The future of psychiatry promises to be digital. MORE

Insufficient evidence that antidepressants affect fertility or infertility-treatment outcome. MORE

Pharmacogenomic testing might aid antidepressant treatment, researchers say. MORE

Cognitive Performance in First-Degree Relatives of Individuals With vs Without Major Depressive Disorder: A Meta-analysis. MORE

 

Polygenic Risk Scores in Clinical Schizophrenia Research. MORE

 

Minimal effect by MJ on cognitive functioning in adolescence and adulthood. MORE

 

Disrupted networks link overlapping cognitive deficits in psychiatric disorders. MORE

 

Association of Antipsychotic Treatment With Risk of Unexpected Death Among Children and Youths. MORE

Scientists Discover a Neural Link Between Depression and Insomnia. MORE

Five Trends in Historical Research on Psychiatry and Mental Health. MORE

 

A Nationwide Study in Denmark of the Association Between Treated Infections and the Subsequent Risk of Treated Mental Disorders in Children and Adolescents. MORE

 

Mental health care is not going to those who need it, study finds. MORE

 

Psychiatry’s Ancient Origins | Psychiatric Times. MORE

 

Exposure to Trauma Raises Risk of Psychotic Experiences by Age 18, Study Suggests. MORE

Cancer diagnosis tied to increased suicide risk. MORE

 

Mini Quiz: Integrative Psychiatry | Psychiatric Times. MORE

 

Mental health coverage limits in self-insured plans hang on judge's ruling. MORE

When Will We Solve Mental Illness? - The New York Times. MORE

 

Sleep medicine training beneficial for psychiatrists. MORE

 

The global burden of disease attributable to alcohol and drug use in 195 countries and territories. MORE

 

Netflix's '13 Reasons Why' Linked to Raised Suicide Risk in Study. MORE

When Mental-Health Experts, Not Police, Are the First Responders - WSJ. MORE

New data to support much needed policy change - The Lancet Psychiatry. MORE

Unraveling the neural code of the anxious brain. MORE

 

Vietnam, 50 Years Later: Remembering Those Who Served . MORE

 

Alzheimer's may be treated with diabetes drugs. MORE

 

2 inmates dead in likely suicides at San Quentin. MORE

 

Prevalence of Distress Associated With Difficulty Controlling Sexual Urges, Feelings, and Behaviors in the United States. MORE

 

Dr McCance-Katz  writes about  SAMHSA Priorities, Psychiatric Services. MORE

 

Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2017. MORE

Report rips California prison psychiatric care, cites case of inmate who ate her eyeball​ . MORE

Screening for Intimate Partner Violence, Elder Abuse, and Abuse of Vulnerable Adults. MORE

 

Mental health diagnoses among US children, youth continue to rise at alarming rate. MORE

 

Rutgers professor prescribes a dose of horror for his med students. MORE

 

Facing an overdose epidemic, some ERs now offer addiction treatment . MORE

 

Self-harm in a primary care cohort of older people: incidence, clinical management, and risk of suicide and other causes of death. MORE

 

Minocycline as a treatment for schizophrenia: is the discussion truly finished? MORE

Person-specific factors tied to psychotic-like reactions in frequent cannabis users. MORE

We need to find a better place to treat mental health emergencies. MORE

World Mental Health Day 2018: India 'Bleeds Psychiatrically'. MORE

 

'SNL' star Pete Davidson says, 'There's no shame in the medicine game'.MORE

 

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: New Directions. MORE

 

Exploring the brain networks behind our free will. MORE

 

Opioid overdoses, depression linked. MORE

 

APA Praises Congressional Passage of Opioid Treatment and Prevention Package. MORE

Association of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault With Midlife Women’s Health. MORE

 

Daily Drinking Is Associated with Increased Mortality. MORE

 

ER MD's report increased workplace violence. MORE

 

Massive survey finds 1 in 3 college freshmen struggle with mental health. MORE

Opinion: Another case of vanishing Latino children. MORE

 

A bone-marrow transplant treated a patient’s leukemia — and his delusions, too. Some doctors think they know why. MORE 

 

Brave words: a photographic project is helping people with mental health issues express how they truly feel. MORE

 

Age of Alcohol Initiation Related to Psychiatric Symptoms for Girls. MORE

Nonconforming Gender Expression and Associated Mental Distress and Substance Use Among High School Students. MORE

Over past 20 years, the percentage of children with ADHD nearly doubles. MORE

Necessity Is the Mother of Invention: Emergency Psychiatry’s Era of Innovation. MORE

Anxiety, depression tied to higher risk of heart attack, stroke. MORE

 

Global Mortality From Firearms, 1990-2016. MORE

Youth Advocates Eye 2020 for Revolution on Children’s Mental Health in California. MORE

How Retail Mental Health Could Be Medicine's Next Frontier. MORE

 

First Biomarker Evidence Autism Is Linked to DDT. MORE

 

California looks to tighten law that allows suspects to get mental health treatment and have their charges dismissed. MORE

 

Back-to-back losses
two former UCLA basketball players committed suicide in two days last month. MORE

 

Risk of Suicide Increases After TBI, Study Finds. MORE

US juveniles with conduct problems face high risk of premature death. MORE

 

Digital Health and the Rise of Mental-Health Apps. New research warns that self-diagnosing apps are unreliable and may over-treat. MORE

 

The Lancet Psychiatry: ADHD medications: Of all available drugs, methylphenidate should be first option for short-term treatment in children.  MORE

 

Police killings and their spillover effects on the mental health of black Americans: a population-based, quasi-experimental study. MORE

Opioid Prescribing Found to Drop After Physicians Notified of Patient Death From Overdose. MORE

FDA will broaden how it evaluates new addiction treatment drugs. MORE
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Thyroid May Hold the Cognitive Key. MORE

 

Bipolar Disorder Knowledge Scale Shows Internal Consistency and Reliability. MORE

 

Exercise Is Good For Your Mental Health—But Only To A Point. MORE

 

Risk of Agranulocytosis for Patients on Clozapine May Be Overstated, Study Shows. MORE

 

Pot smoking by parents tied to risk of psychotic episodes in kids. MORE

 

How Should the Media Cover Suicides? A New Study Has Some Answers. MORE

 

Trump administration must stop giving psychotropic drugs to migrant children without consent, judge rules. MORE

 

Molecule deficiency may help diagnose severe depression. MORE

 

Associations between parental mental health and other family factors and healthcare utilisation among children and young people. MORE

 

'More potent' Alzheimer's therapy is on its way. MORE

 

A Migrant Boy Rejoins His Mother, but He’s Not the Same. MORE

 

Houston’s biggest jail wants to shed its reputation as a mental health treatment center. MORE

 

Healing the stigma of mental health care. MORE

 

 

How to Have a Better Conversation About Mental Illness. MORE

 

Pros and Cons of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder. MORE

 

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Appears No Better Than Sham in Veterans With Depression. MORE

 

The Silent Suffering of Those on Temporary Protected Status. MORE

 

Common Psychiatric Disorders Share Genetic Underpinnings. MORE

 

Why This Man Crusades For Mental Health After Nearly 30 Years In Prison. MORE

 

 

Who Diagnoses and Treats Epilepsy in Patients With Psychiatric Symptoms? MORE

 

There's a severe shortage of mental health professionals in rural areas. MORE

 

 

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