The key to improving mental health care in the military and in America is to reduce the stigma associated with seeking help.
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New mental test, called also IAT Race Test, presents a method that demonstrates the conscious-unconscious divergences much more convincingly than has been possible with previous methods.
Among the most important applications of the IAT test is its ability to reveal the mind's state when it is psychologically compromised -- as it is in a full range of psychological disorders.
The World Health Organization signalled the urgent need for countries to provide a network of community mental health services at its Global Forum for Community Mental Health.
Subtle racism - which can include social slights and ambiguous remarks that are hard to pin down - is more dangerous to mental health than overt discrimination.
The National Association of Specialty Health Organizations urges improved coordination of care for individuals with mental health and substance use disorders.
Psychiatrists challenged to learn more about the importance of substance abuse as a factor in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illnesses.
Professor Louis Appleby explains why improvements in community care must continue and sets out a new phase of reform in mental health services.
NeuroHealth announced that it will provide mental health services including neurotherapy training and follow-up consultation for juvenile offenders at the facility.
Systems Of Care Promote Stability, Security, Safety For Children And Youth With Serious Mental Health Needs
Children and youth in systems of care are less likely to engage in self-harmful behaviors, demonstrate fewer emotional and behavioral problems and do better in school than before enrollment.
Within SAMHSA's Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services Program for Children and Their Families, children and youth with serious mental health needs make substantial improvements at home, at school and in the community when served through systems of care.
The National Alliance of Mental Illness is teaming up with NAMI Bronx and NAMI Harlem for a 5K WALK on Saturday, May 12, to support the nearly half million New Yorkers living with mental health disorders.
The Attention Deficit Disorder Association is working to increase awareness about the disorder affecting 8 million U.S. adults.
Wisconsin Department of Health announced Wisconsin's Toolkit for Mental Health in Schools in conjunction with the May observance of Mental Health Awareness Month.
American teenagers are so barraged with opinions and images about how they look every waking moment of their turbulent lives -- from youth-focused advertising and peer pressure, to sometimes even family criticism -- that many are hardly able to resist trying whatever it may take to become and stay thin: dieting, purging, even starving themselves.
PTSD and other stress- or trauma-related mental illnesses are serious problems requiring medical care, and CFSOs urges anyone who may be suffering from such disorders to seek immediate treatment.
Mental health problems directly affect one in five Canadians.
FDA proposed that makers of all antidepressant medications update the existing black box warning on their products' labeling to include warnings about increased risks of suicidal thinking and behavior, known as suicidality, in young adults ages 18 to 24 during initial treatment.
Bayer data shows that immediate initiation of Betaseron treatment in patients with a first event suggestive of multiple sclerosis can significantly reduce the risk of permanent neurological impairment as measured by the Expanded Disability Status Scale by 40 percent over three years compared to delayed treatment.
Americans are confronted with challenges to their mental and physical health and more people are concerned with safeguarding their mental health.
Family-oriented psychosocial interventions seem to be beneficial in improving the mental and physical well-being of both patients with chronic illness and their family members, but the results aren't as robust as researchers had hoped.
Approximately 325,000 Maryland residents between the ages of 15-54 experienced some form of a depressive disorder during the last year; fewer than half sought treatment. One in five Maryland families are affected by mental illness.
Over time, more women are developing multiple sclerosis than men.
With the increase in school violence, Congressman Tim Murphy today announced legislation that will allow parents to be better involved with their college-age children and to be able to seek treatment for mental illnesses.
Do you suspect a loved one or friend has an addition problem? You may have seen signs to indicate a problem, such as mood swings or changes in behavior, friends, and activities. But did you know that you may be contributing to the addict's problem?
Allegiance Equity Corporation filed a patent application for an exciting new compound for improvement of memory function, cognitive function, and mental health.
Amendments to Alberta's Mental Health Act and accompanying measures to enhance community-based mental health services will help Albertans living with mental illness and their families to access early intervention services, prevent deterioration, and enjoy a better quality of life.
Mental Health America Warns Public to Avoid Diagnosing or Profiling Others with Mental Health Problems as a Reaction to the Virginia Tech Shootings.
Mental Health America developed the below guidelines for helping educators, students and parents respond and cope with a tragic event such as Virginia Tech shooting.
Delirium - a temporary state of acute confusion - is becoming a major burden on health care services in countries with ageing populations, and one third of cases of delirium could be prevented if better systems of care were in place.