Posts about Mental Health
Seven Ways to Support Nurses During COVID-19 and Beyond
Coronavirus has added unforeseen difficulties for nurses. Healthcare leaders must prepare for what lies ahead and also plan to provide support for nurses.
Building A Life Worth Living: Seeing Hope Beyond Suicide
Lorilee Binstock talks about her experiences struggling with suicidal feelings and what helped her get through them.
Empowering Caregivers to Recognize Moral Injury in Others
As healthcare workers struggle with demands that are contradictory to their training, we look at how to address the growing problem of Moral Injury.
COVID-19 and Trauma: How a Pandemic Affects Our Mental Health
Epidemics have been shown to create general stress across the populations they affect, and we are yet to see the long-term effects of COVID-19 on mental health.
Children’s Mental Health in the Time of Coronavirus: New Challenges Need Creative Solutions
Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day is an opportunity to focus on the mental health and well-being of our young people as they struggle to come to terms with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
This Mental Health Awareness Month, Support Your Staff and Encourage Self-Care
This year, Mental Health Month is especially pertinent, as we grapple with the coronavirus pandemic. It is a prime time for employers to ensure staff are practicing self-care techniques.
World Mental Health Day 2019: Working Together to Prevent Suicide
World Mental Health Day may seem more like a public awareness holiday, but health care professionals play a large role in how we (the public) discuss mental and behavioral health issues.
Your Healthy Outlook Can Promote Resilience and Recovery in Older Adults
Because the health, behavioral, and social parts of life overlap more as one ages, those caring for or serving older adults can make a difference by providing support that considers the whole person.
Relias Healthcare Study Links Telepsychiatry to Improvements in Access to Mental Health Care in Rural Areas
A recent study done by Relias and Genoa shows that telepsychiatry, when combined with standard in-person visits, increases the timeliness of treatment of patients with severe mental illness in rural areas.
Why Are Children’s Mental Health Services Lacking in the U.S.?
Behavioral health services for children are lacking. Funding and accessibility are missing, and the problem may only grow worse. Find out more now.
Spotlight on Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day
National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day is an annual event that shines a spotlight on the behavioral health of children, teens, ....
Mental Health in Older Adults – Your Organization’s Role
The healthcare industry is shifting toward whole-person, integrated care, and the post-acute care industry is no exception to this shift., ....
6 Challenges of the Human Services Worker
It’s hard work being a human services worker in today’s healthcare environment.