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Early Psychosis Workshop – Register Now August 18-19

Interview Skills for Understanding and Diagnosing Early Psychosis A PRACTICAL WORKSHOP Psychotic disorders (including schizophrenia), typically emerge in adolescence and young adulthood. Early detection and intervention is key to prevention and improved outcome. Knowing which symptoms to probe for, and optimal ways to interview patients about their mental state is vital. WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES This …

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Resources Offered To Military Veterans At LPGA Volvik Championship

WEMU News | By JORGE AVELLAN | MAY 26, 2016 The LPGA Volvik Championship in Ann Arbor is attracting thousands of golf aficionados.  And as Memorial Day approaches, veterans are being offered resources at the event. Crowds cheer as players swing away at the tournament.  Among the crowds are military veterans who got …

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Suicide Prevention: Translating Evidence Into Practice

May 31, 2016 | Psychiatric Times By Christine Moutier, MD and National Network for Depression Centers The global mortality toll for suicide exceeds that of homicide, war, and natural disasters combined. Furthermore, the rate of suicide in the US has been increasing over the past 15 years. Clearly, it is …

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How We Can Support Veterans in Need of Mental Health Help

Posted in Care for Your Mind, Veterans | May 31, 2016 Sanjai Rao, M.D., VA Medical Center, San Diego In my previous post, I addressed the challenging state of mental health care for our nation’s returning veterans and their increased risk of suicide. It’s crucial that we step up and ensure …

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Hall of Fame golfer Se Ri Pak talks mental illness stigma after touring U-M Depression Center

Justin P. Hicks , May 25, 2016 ANN ARBOR — Depression is a topic people often find difficult to discuss. It’s the case here in the United States as well as back in Se Ri Pak’s home country of South Korea. On Tuesday, the 38-year-old Hall of Fame golfer visited the University of …

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Returning Veterans Face Many Mental Health Risks—We Need More Resources to Help Them

Posted in Care for Your Mind, Veterans | May 24, 2016 Sanjai Rao, M.D., VA Medical Center, San Diego Of the 1.7 million Veterans returning from Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), an estimated 30% are suffering from mental health issues. That’s hundreds of thousands of individuals in …

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DTE Energy Joins LPGA Volvik Championship as Proud Military Appreciation Sponsor

Honoring U.S. military personnel with complementary tournament admission  – Partnership helps support charity partner National Network of Depression Centers and its work with veterans and their families Apr 25, 2016, 14:30 ET from DTE Energy ..In addition to the support provided for the U.S. Military at the tournament, DTE Energy will …

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Return on Investment Plan for Global Treatment of Depression and Anxiety

Benefits of Mental Health Treatment Far Outweigh Costs: WHO Nancy A. Melville – Medscape Medical News For every dollar spent on improving treatment for depression and anxiety, the return on the investment could be fourfold or higher in terms of increased productivity and health, new research shows. “This analysis sets out, for …

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Ride the Tiger – a Guide Through the Bipolar Brain

The new PBS documentary film, Ride the Tiger, brings together personal stories of those diagnosed with bipolar disorder along with an exploration of the latest mental health research and treatment. We wish to acknowledge the work of the many esteemed NNDC Center of Excellence members who contributed their passion and expertise to the film, …

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Expert Q&A with Dr. Terence Ketter about Bipolar Disorder

Psychiatric Times presents this Q&A with Dr. Terence Ketter about bipolar disorder. Dr. Ketter is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and founder and Chief of the Bipolar Disorder Clinic at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California. (read more) We are proud to acknowledge Dr. Ketter’s …

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