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Screening Tools for Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar, PTSD, Alcohol/Substance Use, and More

Posted by on Jan 27, 2016 in Addiction, Anxiety, Bipolar Mood Swings, Depression, Parenting, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Substance Abuse, The Wire | 0 comments

Mental Health America (MHA) has made a collection of mental health screening tools available to the public free of charge. These screening tools are offered as a means for members of the community to answer questions that may increase self awareness about personal mental health.

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Rethinking the Importance of Sleep: 5 Ways to Get More Rest by Dr. Alicia H. Clark

Posted by on Jan 19, 2016 in Sleep & Parasomnias, The Wire | 0 comments

Sleep deprivation is ubiquitous in our modern culture—and can be something we sometimes even wear as a badge of honor even as our lack of sleep is affecting us negatively. Depression, increased anxiety, irritability, and concentration difficulties can all be tied to inadequate sleep.

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Mental Healthcare Disparities in Latino Youth by Dr. Alfonso Mercado

Posted by on Jan 5, 2016 in Anxiety, Culture & Society, Depression, Integrated Care, Suicide, The Wire | 0 comments

Although studies on barriers to mental health care initiation and help seeking for Latino youth and their families’ are limited, a common theme of the studies reviewed center on the importance of addressing Latino cultural values in the services provided.

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Psychology as a Team Player: Using Integrated Healthcare for Human Wholeness by Allie Abrahamson

Posted by on Dec 15, 2015 in Culture & Society, Integrated Care, The Wire | 0 comments

There is a distinct benefit in our society to anything that can be accomplished in “one stop:” a grocery store with a pharmacy, a gas station with a sandwich shop, an online store with same day delivery. When it comes to physical and mental health, our society is beginning to shift into a similar mentality.

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