Latest Mental disorder Stories

Fewer Psychiatrist Accepting Insurance
2013-12-12 12:33:56

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research published in JAMA Psychiatry shows that only individuals with deep pockets are able to afford a psychiatrist these days. Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College found psychiatrists are increasingly refusing to accept Medicare, Medicaid and even private insurance as payment. The team found the percentage of psychiatrists who accepted private insurance dropped by 17 percent and those who took Medicare declined by...

2013-12-10 23:03:28

A recent Healthday article is concerned with many people suffering from substance abuse and mental disorders the best solution is that they receive professional treatment. Drug abusers should seek the best treatment they can find such as checking into a premiere detox center such as Harbor Village. Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 According to a Healthday article reported on 8/28 Mental and Substance Disorders Major Cause of Nonfatal Illnesses, that globally, more people are suffering...

2013-12-05 23:20:43

A recent government rule designed to bolster the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (MHPAEA) by requiring equal health insurance coverage for Americans experiencing mental illness has drawn considerable attention in recent weeks. Susquehanna Health (SH) Behavioral Health’s Stephanie King, CRNP, believes this improved access to behavioral health care will greatly benefit the community. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 A recent...

2013-12-04 23:24:09

Online Support Group is designed to help families cope with the devastating effects of mental illness in a family member. Canoga Park, CA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 The Family Members of the Mentally Ill (FMOTMI) is proud to announce the launch of the new Family Members of the Mentally Ill social network (http://www.fmotmi.com). The Social Network serves as an online support group, designed to help families cope with the devastating effects associated with mental illness in a family...

2013-12-04 23:20:23

The Entertainment Industries Council's Generation Next Competition recognizes California college students studying film and television, journalism and social media for their authentic storytelling on mental health related social and emotional issues focused on underserved populations. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) is pleased to announce that it has extended its deadline for the Generation Next Competition and encourages all film...

2013-11-26 23:30:52

Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center comments on long-awaited final ruling on parity in mental health treatment. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Out with the old and in with the new. After more than five years of waiting for the final rule on the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, the results are in, and it’s good news according to the Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center. “We’re pleased to see that the Parity Act has finally been put into effect,”...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.