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DTE Energy Joins LPGA Volvik Championship as Proud Military Appreciation Sponsor

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 …

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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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How Legislation Can Change the Face of Perinatal Mental Health

MA State Representative Ellen Story and U.S. Congresswoman Katherine Clark with introductions by Dr. Nancy Byatt Nancy Byatt: If we truly want to fix the state of perinatal mental health care in this country, a collaborative effort is essential. Achieving universal care will take the collective input of many different players …

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Mental Health Support for Moms is as Close as a Phone Call

Mental Health Support for Moms is as Close as a Phone Call Ann Smith, CNM, President, Postpartum Support International For a woman suffering from perinatal depression, anxiety, or another mood disorder, there’s nothing scarier than feeling alone, abandoned, or without the help she so desperately needs. I understand this issue …

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New Workshop Coming to the University of Michigan Depression Center April 4-5, 2016: Functional Remediation for Bipolar Disorder

Speaker: Dr. Caterina del Mar Bonnín Location: The University of Michigan Depression Center 4250 Plymouth Rd., Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 Date: April 4-5, 2016 Click here to link to the Eventbrite registration page. Download workshop brochure  Functional Remediation is a new approach to help bipolar patients improve functioning.  It was …

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How MCPAP for Moms Offers a Lifeline to Providers and Women in Need

How MCPAP Offers a Lifeline to Providers and Women in Need Nancy Byatt, D.O., M.S., M.B.A., F.A.P.M., with contributions by Jamie Belsito and Amanda Martin With nearly 15% of pregnant or postpartum women suffering from depression and very few medical providers able to offer effective treatment, it’s clear there’s a serious …

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Why Psychiatric Care for Pregnant Women Often Falls Short

Why Psychiatric Care for Pregnant Women Often Falls Short Nancy Byatt, D.O., M.S., M.B.A., F.A.P.M. When a maternal suicide or infanticide (the intentional killing of a child within a year of birth) makes the news, everyone is left with one question: How could this have happened? The truth is that the …

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Why Doctors Can’t Treat Their Patients: Barriers to Mental Health Care for Obstetricians, Pediatricians, and Psychiatrists

Why Doctors Can’t Treat Their Patients: Barriers to Mental Health Care for Obstetricians, Pediatricians, and Psychiatrists Tiffany A. Moore Simas, MD, MPH, MEd, FACOG, John Straus, MD, FAAP Doctors have a responsibility to care for their patients, but what happens when they don’t have the resources to do so properly? …

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