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.
New data analyzed by the American College of Emergency Physicians has revealed that children with mental illnesses are far more likely than children with medical illnesses to be admitted to the Emergency Room and to stay there for extended periods of time.
APA: APA Survey Reveals 2016 Presidential Election Source of Significant Stress for More Than Half of Americans
As part of the American Psychological Association’s Stress in America™ survey, 52% of American adults have reported the 2016 presidential election to be a notable source of stress in their lives, a phenomenon that has perhaps increased with social media.
The National Register of Health Service Psychologists has partnered with thera-LINK. Our Registrants receive a 20% discount for 12-month use of thera-LINK’s online service to conduct remote online therapy sessions with clients.
Physicians are likely to hide a behavioral health condition rather than seek treatment because of stigma according to a new study.
APA — Location, Location, Location: What It’s Like To Be A Licensed Clinical Psychologist In Different Parts Of The United States?
The American Psychological Association’s “Psych Learning Curve” blog has posted an article including interviews with psychologists from areas around the United States that have particularly low or high numbers of licensed psychologists residing nearby.
Congratulations to one of the featured experts in our Integrated Healthcare Training Series, Jeff Reiter, PhD, ABPP, who has been elected to the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association Board of Directors. Dr. Reiter will begin his term January 1, 2017.
The Commonwealth Fund has published the results of recent RAND Corporation research showing the projected financial and coverage effects of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s proposed health care reforms.
The National Register is proud to co-sponsor the “Future Directions in Mental Health Research: The View from Psychological Science,” a Congressional briefing organized by the American Psychological Association in cooperation with the Congressional Mental Health Caucus.
In a new analysis, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have outlined the need for a suicide prevention approach that is public health based and not only restricted to behavioral health settings.
A new study from Georgia State University showed older adults were mentally healthier and more inclined to seek out exercise and find it enjoyable after participating in a program that involved laughing during physical activity.