Responding to a sudden decrease in his country’s suicides, psychiatrist Paul Reisch researched environmental factors and found the military had just been reduced by half over a period of one year, leaving far fewer firearms in homes.
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The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has published a report detailing the barriers people still face to accessing mental health care despite parity legislation.
It’s not new anymore, but a study reviewed by Inc. this January may be particularly relevant for those of us about to celebrate Thanksgiving.
The National Register signed the Mental Health Liaison Group letter supporting comprehensive mental health reform legislation this year.
Mental Health Reform is close to finishing this race. Make sure Congress is committed to getting it over the finish line. National Mental Health Reform Advocacy Week is Nov. 14-18, 2016.
The National Register is happy to announce that the state of New Hampshire just adopted rules to allow expedited licensure mobility for Registrants! Visit our licensure mobility page to learn more and request a verification letter.
The New York Times has published a piece reflecting on one decades-long journey through the attempts to get a hold of, and then relinquish, Adderall.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has published a series of tools for practices beginning to merge primary and behavioral healthcare.
A new set of guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests involving parents heavily during young childhood media exposure and using any media exposure throughout childhood as a support for family bonding, social skills, and learning.
Syrena Clark, diagnosed with schizophrenia several years ago, has often been unable to access mental healthcare even in a crisis because she lives in rural Maine. Her story highlights how the vast majority of mental health professionals are located in cities, and even emergency services are limited in rural areas.
Currently, many children go without access to mental health resources in their schools, a place where children spend most of their time and a key location for providing mental health intervention. To set up all children for future success, mental health resources and training for educators is necessary in schools.