Nursing4 Behavioral Health Resources for Nurses
May is mental health awareness month. Here is a roundup of four HealthLeaders articles to raise awareness of behavioral health...
VA Grapples With Issue of Veteran Suicide
'Not all of this is about mental health,' said top VA official.
Clinical CareRates of Depression Treatment Rise
But 'we are still not investing enough in treatment,' one expert says.
Clinical CareMany Clinicians Feel Unprepared to Treat Behavioral Health Conditions
Despite feeling lack of preparedness, most clinicians report willingness to provide substance abuse or mental health services for patients.
Clinical CareIn-Hospital Delirium Predictive of Readmission, Discharge to Postacute Facilities, ER Visits
New research shows that in-hospital delirium patients are vulnerable during the early posthospitalization period.
Clinical CareGAO: Most People with Substance Abuse, Mental Health Disorders Go Untreated
A federal report found no generally accepted estimate of downstream healthcare costs associated with untreated behavioral health conditions.
Clinical CareSuicide Risk Grew After Missouri Medicaid Kids Shifted To Managed Care, Hospitals Say
The Missouri Hospital Association called on state Medicaid officials to investigate findings about children covered by the state-federal program for...
InnovationShe Was Dancing On The Roof And Talking Gibberish. A Special Kind Of ER Helped Her
ERs increasingly have become the care of first and last resort for people in the grips of a psychiatric episode....
Clinical CareHow to Encourage Hospital Patients to Speak Up About Concerns
Many hospitalized patients are reluctant to raise concerns about their care, which reduces opportunities for improvement.
University of Illinois at Chicago Missed Warning Signs of Research Going Awry, Letters Show
UIC has played down its shortcomings in overseeing the work of a prominent child psychiatrist, but documents show that the...
Clinical CareFollow New Recommendations to Treat Perinatal Depression
Two forms of psychological therapy have been found effective in reducing perinatal depression.
Clinical CarePut Primary Care at Forefront of Treatment for Depression
With the broadest reach to patients, the primary care setting is well-suited for identifying and assessing depression.