Alabama Senator Cam Ward, an Alabaster Republican, said Tuesday that counties currently pay for detainees' psychiatric health care. He has introduced a bill that would shift 70 percent of those costs to the federal government under Medicaid.
The Affordable Care Act was a game changer for community clinics. It has enabled them to get reimbursement for much more of the care they provided, because more of their patients now had private insurance or were on Medicaid.
A new approach to helping mentally ill people avoid the criminal justice system or get better care is in progress.
Researchers, students, mental health professionals and religious leaders will gather on April 13-14 to attend the ninth annual Muslim Mental Health Conference.
MDLive originally launched behavioral health services in November 2014. The company reports it has since conducted more than 50,000 virtual mental health visits and is now available to more than 10 million Americans.
A recent review of the literature demonstrates that collaborative care models are particularly well suited to treating depressed women in non-mental health settings.
Cook and his colleagues at the University and around the country have identified key intervention programs that have been proven to reduce the rate of mental illness among schoolchildren.
The alarming aspect of the #DiagnoseTrump petition has nothing to do with the actions of the president. The argument surrounding this issue has to do with the way society looks to mental illnesses as a scapegoat for behaviors they dislike.
"Quite surprisingly, we found that people with intermediate educational levels were suffering more mental health problems during the crisis than any other group, and this occurred regardless of whether they were employed or unemployed," says Juan Antonio Córdoba Doña.
The female ward at the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS) in India's capital Delhi is home to about 80 women with mental health problems.
Researchers recently discovered that an inhibitory brain receptor triggers synaptic pruning in adolescence. Now, a new article shows that drugs that selectively target these receptors can alter synapse number, with possible implications for the treatment of autism and schizophrenia.
People with mild heart disease are more likely to say they have poorer health, anxiety and a negative outlook than people in the general population, a new study suggests.
In the past, therapists say it’s been fairly uncommon for patients to bring up politics on the couch. But that was before “fake news,” “alternative facts,” “repeal and replace,” travel bans, protests, and suspicions about Russian influence.
French illustrator Sow Ay who sketches cartoons about his ongoing struggle with mental illness says “I've always been sharing my work online. To make people laugh, or to share my story. But it all became way more dark last year."