A new meta-study from the State University of New York has found that patients are about two times more likely to reject purely medication-based mental health treatments than they are to reject treatments involving purely conversational or behavioral therapy.
Washington Post: GOP Health-Care Bill Would Drop Addiction Treatment Mandate Covering 1.3 Million Americans
Many Americans who depend on coverage for mental health and addiction services under the Affordable Care Act would lose access under the GOP’s American Health Care Act.
We are now accepting applications for credentialing scholarships for early career psychologists, doctoral students, and postdoc trainees. The deadline to apply is April 17, 2017.
For clinicians who work closely with the American Indian and Alaska Native populations, SAMHSA has free documents on bullying and suicide prevention.
For heavy drinkers, treatment options are not limited to Alcoholics Anonymous and other counseling. In addition to behavioral health intervention, a pill can be prescribed for individuals who drink more than they should.
This Scientific American article provides an in-depth look at recommendations and questions surrounding the process involved when a transgender child is interested in transitioning from their assigned gender to their identified gender.
Recent studies show children with autism and their families may be particularly prone to placebo effects.
A new study has revealed that people with misophonia, or overly intense reactions to certain sounds, have a different pattern of neurological activation in their frontal lobes than people without the disorder when those sounds occur.
Science of Us has published a review of some psychological factors that can lead people to believe fake news.
SAMHSA has published a new report detailing the need for behavioral health screenings and interventions in HIV-related settings and providing several strategies for implementing them.
The Veterans’ Affairs Administration has published a series of resources for coping with reactions to traumatic stress.
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is now accepting applications for the 2017 National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program. The deadline for applications is 7:30 p.m. ET April 6, 2017.