Efficacy of Mental Health Self-Directed Care Financing

Condition:   Mental Illness Persistent Interventions:   Behavioral: Self-directed care;   Behavioral: Services as usual Sponsors:   University of Illinois at Chicago;   National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research;   Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

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What is Fentanyl? According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that is similar to morphine, but is 50 to 100 times more potent. It is a schedule II prescription drug, and it is typically used to treat patients with severe pain, for side effects surrounding aggressive cancer treatments or to manage pain after major surgery. It can be administered as an injection, a transdermal patch or as a lozenge. Under the medical supervision of a professional, there is little risk for addiction. However, that is not to be overlooked, as any exposure to Fentanyl at all will run the ...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery Addiction to Pharmaceuticals Detox Resources for Alcohol and Drugs/Opiates Drug Rehab Information Drug Treatment Heroin Medical Substance Abuse Synthetic drug abuse drug abuse epidemic fentanyl opioid Source Type: blogs
Even the most well-behaved teens can have moments where they’re difficult and challenging, pushing their parents’ buttons and testing boundaries. It’s a normal part of growing up and becoming autonomous individuals. However, parents sometimes notice a much more serious pattern of ongoing negative behavior from their teens. The teenager becomes uncooperative, hostile, defiant and argumentative especially towards authority figures. These behaviors end up disrupting not only the teens’ life but also their families’, interrupting their daily functioning. With time, these behaviors become more ext...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Children and Teens Parenting Students Conduct Disorder Juvenile Delinquency Neurobehavioral Disorder Oppositional Defiant Disorder Source Type: blogs
Conclusion: This study concludes that evidence-based interventions lead to increase in knowledge and practices; however, some improvements have also been documented in the nonintervention site. Therefore, changes due to interventions could not be attributed completely for improving adolescent health. Further long term interventional studies are required to develop a robust evidence on improving health of adolescents in India.
Source: Indian Journal of Community Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: research
You're reading A Wee Wiggle in my Journey to Family, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Many of us have faced depression, struggled with low self-esteem, and other debilitating mental health challenges. My own journey with depression was a result of growing up with a rare blood disorder and being told I could never have children of my own. This completely changed my dreams of what family and life meant. Years later I suffered with a rare soft tissue sarcoma, yet, baffling the best of doctors, I survived. I&rs...
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BOSTON (CBS) — They are the youngest victims of the nation’s drug crisis: children of parents with substance abuse disorders. They become more susceptible to long-term behavioral and mental health issues. Twelve-year-old Annie Bourassa from Gloucester is just one example of what the impact can be. But she is also an example of how treatment can help some children heal. Annie Bourassa (WBZ-TV) Annie has come a long way since Marc and Phyllis-Ann welcomed her into their lives. At just three years old, she was removed from the care of her biological mother over alleged substance abuse and neglect. The toll has bee...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Confronting The Crisis Dr. Mallika Marshall Local TV Source Type: news
George Herbert Walker Bush, the nation ’s 41st president, died November 30. He was praised by political and civic leaders of all backgrounds as a modest, fair, and conciliatory leader who embodied a period before American politics became fiercely divisive.One of Bush ’s signature achievements was the passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), which forbade discrimination based on disability in employment, public accommodations, and transportation. For several years, Congress had been working on a bill for disabled Americans based on the 1964 Civil Rights Act. In his acceptance speech at the 1...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Americans With Disabilities Act George H.W. Bush M.D. M.P.A. Points of Light Foundation Saul Levin Source Type: research
One of the most important advances in treating serious mental illness in recent years is improving care for people experiencing a first onset of serious mental illness such as psychosis, schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder and other conditions. It is known that early phases of mental illness can be identified, and then team-based coordinated specialty care treatment reduces the likelihood of long term disability. SAMHSA’s (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) new Early Serious Mental Illness Treatment Locator will help connect people experiencing a first onset of serious mental illness to effective...
Source: BHIC - Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Tags: Mental Health Source Type: blogs
Therapeutic communities (TCs) are residential mutual aid based programs that have been applied in the treatment of substance use disorders (De Leon, 2000; Perfas, 2012), criminal behavior (Stevens, 2013) and psychiatric disorders (Veale, Gilbert, Wheatley,&Naismith, 2014). TCs for differing problems have somewhat differing structures and roots. In particular, TCs for substance use disorders, which developed in the United States in the 1950s, incorporate professional staff, are structured in a more hierarchical manner and give senior residents more responsibility and power than those for psychiatric disabilities, which ...
Source: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
Discussion “Literacy is traditionally meant as the ability to read and write. The modern term’s meaning has been expanded to include the ability to use language, numbers, images, computers, and other basic means to understand, communicate, gain useful knowledge, solve mathematical problems and use the dominant symbol systems of a culture.” The earliest written communication was in 3500-3000 BCE, with the earliest alphabet being from 1200-750 BCE. Although the percentage of the world’s adult literacy rate is increasing each decade by ~5%, “…from 55.7 per cent in 1950 to 86.2 per cent in...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
Various types of therapies have proven to be useful in alcohol and drug rehab programs, but music therapy is a tool that many individuals seeking treatment may not understand fully. Studies have shown that music therapy provides significant healing, emotionally, physically, and mentally, and it may end up being an important aspect of your own substance abuse treatment. What Is Music Therapy? Music therapy is very different from music in the form of entertainment. It is a clinical and evidence-based therapeutic practice that utilizes music to accomplish goals within an individual’s therapy program.1 Each client&rsquo...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Addiction Alcoholism Creativity Habits LifeHelper Psychology Psychotherapy Recovery Substance Abuse Treatment Drug rehabilitation Music Therapy Source Type: blogs
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