Best of Our Blogs: January 12, 2018

I’ve been watching the HEAL documentary which features spiritual teachers including Marianne Williamson, Deepak Chopra and Reverend Michael Beckwith. The idea that our emotions can heal our physical bodies is a complete change in mindshift. For years, our power has been displaced. Watching how our bodies have the potential to heal by our own efforts was a hopeful reminder of just how powerful we are. Instead of believing we’re victims solely dependent on doctors and their prognosis for us, we have the ability to heal and restore our own health. I think it’s an important message whether you’re seeking advice for how to raise your child, deal with the narcissist in your life, or control your anger, remember experts are important guides for support and insight, but you are also an expert in your personal experiences. Using both resources is the way towards our own physical and emotional healing, and well-being. 50 Phrases To Raise A Happy, Confident Kid (Unshakeable Calm) – Sometimes we just don’t have the words to express how we feel about our children. If you’re struggling for the right thing to say to help them grow up feeling safe, and happy, read this list. 11 Mandatory Rules for Dealing With a Narcissist (Liberation After Narcissistic Abuse) – You feel powerless in the company of a narcissist, but you don’t have to be. Take back control with this. Suicide: 8 Signs Someone Is Ambivalent About Dying (Caregivers, Family &...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Best of Our Blogs Source Type: blogs

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Grants to develop a comprehensive, collaborative, and evidence-based approach to: (1) increase the number of youth-serving organizations who are able to identify and refer youth at risk of suicide; (2) increase the capacity of clinical service providers to assess, manage, and treat youth at risk of suicide; and (3) improve the continuity of care and follow-up of youth identified to be at risk for suicide, including those who have been discharged from emergency department and inpatient psychiatric units. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - Category: Child Development Source Type: funding
This report examines responses to a brief online survey, comparing how faith-based (n = 27) and non-faith-based (n = 61) organizations engage with Veteran populations as well as the supportive services they provide. Data were analyzed using two-samplez-tests and Chi-squared tests. No significant differences were noted between respondents for self-reported confidence in responding to health care issues/concerns or engagement with Veteran populations. Faith-based respondents were found to provide significantly less mental health, suicide prevention, education/outreach, and other services, while pr...
Source: Journal of Religion and Health - Category: Medical Ethics Source Type: research
Phone calls and texts may help adults with severe mental illness maintain their medication regimens, according to astudy published Thursday inPsychiatric Services in Advance.In a clinical trial of 120 patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, Lara N. Schulze of the University of Greifswald in Germany and colleagues randomly assigned participants to the intervention or control group. Both groups received care as usual, defined as basic medical care that included occasional visits to physicians. The intervention group also received regular telephone calls every other week for six months.During the calls, trained nurse...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: bipolar disorder Lara N. Schulze medication adherence Psychiatric Services in Advance schizophrenia trained nurses Source Type: research
Yale researchers have found gene variants in both European and African Americans linked to both suicide attempts and major depression.
Source: Yale Science and Health News - Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A car bomb exploded at a heavily guarded police academy in Colombia's capital on Thursday, killing 10 people and injuring dozens in an attack that recalled the bloodiest chapters of the country's drug-fueled guerrilla conflict. The scene outside the General Santander police academy in southern Bogota was chaotic in the aftermath of the midmorning attack, the biggest against a police or military facility in Bogota in years. Videos circulating on social media show panicked officers hauling injured colleagues on stretchers with debris and body parts strewn in front of red tile-roofed cadet barrac...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International Major Incidents News Terrorism & Active Shooter Mass Casualty Incidents Source Type: news
IMPORTANCE: This is the first cost-effectiveness analysis of a brief therapy, the Attempted Suicide Short Intervention Program (ASSIP), for individuals who attempt suicide. OBJECTIVE: To explore the cost-effectiveness of the ASSIP intervention in t...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: The detrimental consequences of stigma have been recognized in extensive research on mental illness stigma, but experiences of suicide-related stigmatization have not received sufficient research attention. The lack of a simple self-report asse...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news
Suicide is still a major event of human mortality (2 %) worldwide. However, no magic bullet (high efficacy drug targeting suicide categories>80%) has been developed due to limitation of biological knowledge of suicide events and pharmacological progress. ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Early identification and appropriate referral services are priorities to prevent suicide. AIMS: The aim of this study was to describe patterns of identification and referrals among three behavioral health centers and determine whether youth dem...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Here is the program for the Third International Conference on End of Life Law, Ethics, Policy, and Practice. Pretty awesome.   Thursday 7 March, 2019 08.30-09.00Registration &Welcome Coffee 09.00-09.10Welcome by the Chair of the Scientific Committee – Kenneth Chambaere (BE) 09.10-09.30Introduction by an external speaker (TBC) Plenary 1: Latest developments in assisted dying around the world 09.30-10.00Developments in European countries – Agnes van der Heide (NL) 10.00-10.30Recent developments and the future of MAiD in Canada – Jocelyn Downie (CAN) 10.30-11.00A review of development...
Source: blog.bioethics.net - Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs
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