mental health

Will virtual therapists help to overcome mental health skills shortages?

Will virtual therapists help to overcome mental health skills shortages? getty Research last year by the West Virginia School of Medicine showed that virtual therapy sessions conducted via video link during the pandemic were generally as effective as their personal peers. However, research in the British Medical Journal shows that such an approach still requires …

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988 nationwide mental health crises begin in Oklahoma on Friday News

{p class = “gntarbp”} {span} ENID, Okla. – Oklahoma residents in a mental health crisis will have a new resource to turn to from Friday, July 1, with the release of the national 988 three-digit phone number. The state Department of Mental Health Services and Substance Abuse has launched a new hotline to deal with …

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Stakeholders turn to the way in which digital therapy can address unmet behavioral health care needs

Two stakeholders involved in the investment and development of behavioral care services discuss the potential of digital therapy as a cost-effective alternative to address unmet mental health needs during the AHIP 2022 session. The growing mental health crisis in the United States has seen a significant increase in demand and costs for behavioral care services, …

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The company redesigned behavioral health for patients and therapists

Mental well-being AdobeStock_404652271 640 With the sharp decline in mental health in America over the past few years, the behavioral health space is ripe for innovation. One company that was at the forefront before the pandemic even began is Denver-based SonderMind. I recently met with Mark Frank, founder and CEO of SonderMind, to talk about …

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Oswalt: Exciting Progress to Reduce Virginia Mental Health Shortages | Columnists

Deborah Oswalt Sometimes the predominance of a large complex problem prevents it from being solved. This may certainly be true of the mental health crisis that Virginia is currently experiencing. The COVID-19 pandemic and social stressors have caused depression, anxiety, panic disorder and other mental states across the state in extremely large numbers of Virginians …

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The business group at the center is looking for ways to help Kalispel’s homeless

Traders in central Kalispel have witnessed rising homelessness over the past nine months. Although homelessness has not yet manifested itself in a way that harms businesses, many say decisions must come to the forefront of everyone’s minds. “The first priority should be to accommodate these people,” said Kyle Fort, co-owner of The Bookshelf. “The next …

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Mental health groups express concern over readiness for new suicide prevention hotline

CNN – Leading groups on mental health and suicide prevention are concerned that the new, shorter number for the National Suicide Prevention Line – 988 – will not be ready to cope with the expected influx of calls when it is available nationwide next month. . As of July 16, people seeking mental health services …

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988 National Mental Health Number enters into force on 16 July Local news

TThe national emergency number 911 is easy to remember for Americans who seek help immediately. On July 16, a second three-digit number – 988 – will become the main number for Americans seeking mental health care. The Freeman Health System’s Ozark Center will be one of 200 crisis centers nationwide to receive these calls from …

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