A Brief Mindfulness-Based Intervention for Suicidal Ideation

Conditions:   Suicidal Ideation;   Psychiatric Disorder;   Addiction, Substance Intervention:   Behavioral: Brief Mindfulness Based Intervention Sponsor:   VA Salt Lake City Health Care System Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

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[Health of adolescents in the 1997/1998 birth cohort in São Luís, Maranhão State, Brazil]. Cad Saude Publica. 2020;36(7):e00164519 Authors: Simões VMF, Batista RFL, Alves MTSSBE, Ribeiro CCC, Thomaz EBAF, Carvalho CA, Silva AAMD Abstract The study aimed to estimate the prevalence of health indicators among adolescents in São Luís, Maranhão State, Brazil, in 2016. The analysis included sociodemographic conditions, life habits, body composition, sleep quality, physical activity, cognitive performance, and suicide risk in 2,515 adolescents 18 to 19 years o...
Source: Cadernos de Saude Publica - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Cad Saude Publica Source Type: research
Does religion help or harm people with severe mental illness? In today’s Not Crazy podcast, Gabe and Lisa welcome Rachel Star Wither, host of the Inside Schizophrenia podcast, to discuss religion’s role (or lack thereof) in treating those struggling with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Rachel relates her personal experiences of mixing religion with her illness and shares how she currently manages to believe in God while keeping her faith “separate” from her symptoms. Tune in for a deep discussion on religion and severe mental illness, including Rachel’s 3-day exorcism experience at age 17....
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Disorders General Interview Not Crazy Podcast Schizophrenia Spirituality Source Type: blogs
Source: International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction - Category: Addiction Source Type: research
During a virtual U.S. House subcommitteehearing today, APA President Jeffrey Geller, M.D., M.P.H., urged Congress to take action to curb the mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.“We expect that, even after the infectious aspect of this pandemic is over, we’re going to have a mental health pandemic that could go on for quite some time,” Geller told the U.S. House Committee on Energy&Commerce ’s Subcommittee on Health.The hearing, titled “High Anxiety and Stress: Legislation to Improve Mental Health During Crisis,” addressed 22 pieces of legislation related to mental health ca...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: call centers COVID-19 hearing Jeffrey Geller Medicare mental health parity psychologists suicide telemental health U.S. House Commitee on Energy & Commerce Source Type: research
During a virtual U.S. House subcommitteehearing today, APA President Jeffrey Geller, M.D., M.P.H., urged Congress to take action to curb the mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.“We expect that, even after the infectious aspect of this pandemic is over, we’re going to have a mental health pandemic that could go on for quite some time,” Geller told the U.S. House Committee on Energy&Commerce ’s Subcommittee on Health.The hearing, titled “High Anxiety and Stress: Legislation to Improve Mental Health During Crisis,” addressed 22 pieces of legislation related to mental health ca...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: call centers COVID-19 hearing Jeffrey Geller Medicare mental health parity psychologists suicide telemental health U.S. House Commitee on Energy & Commerce Source Type: research
We present the Suicide Safer Care project as one model to address this need. The Suicide Safer Care project contains a training model that provides education on basic principles of suicide prevention and skills for integration into practice. Data collected from pre- and post-training surveys of participants demonstrates the success of the training in increasing knowledge and confidence in identification and treatment of patients at risk of suicide. Utilizing training techniques such as Suicide Safer Care and combining it with the findings from Lynch et al. providers in primary care settings and emergency departments can op...
Source: Addiction Science and Clinical Practice - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Addict Sci Clin Pract Source Type: research
  What is the link between addiction and mental illness? Is addiction a choice? In today’s Not Crazy podcast, Gabe and Lisa discuss whether addiction should be classified as a disease and whether or not it should require medical treatment. Gabe also shares his personal story of addiction and how it tied in with his bipolar disorder. What’s your take? Tune in for an in-depth discussion which covers every angle of this often controversial topic. (Transcript Available Below) Please Subscribe to Our Show: And We Love Written Reviews!  About The Not Crazy podcast Hosts Gabe Howard is an award-winning...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Addiction General Mental Health and Wellness Not Crazy Podcast Recovery Source Type: blogs
Sara Wittner had seemingly gotten her life back under control. After a December relapse in her battle with drug addiction, the 32-year-old completed a 30-day detox program and started taking a monthly injection to block her cravings for opioids. She was engaged to be married, working for a local health advocacy group in Colorado, and counseling others about drug addiction. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The virus knocked down all the supports she had carefully built around her: no more in-person Narcotics Anonymous meetings, no talks over coffee with trusted friends or her addiction recovery sponsor. As the virus stressed...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news
(Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) The suicide rate for people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders (SSD) is 170 times higher than the general population according a study just published in the journal Schizophrenia Research, a figure the authors call 'tragically high.'
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Source: International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction - Category: Addiction Source Type: research
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