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2014-01-16 23:29:02

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is calling for abstracts to be presented at the APNA 28th Annual Conference, October 22-25, 2014 in Indianapolis, IN. Submissions will be accepted until March 4, 2014. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association invites psychiatric mental health nurses and behavioral health professionals to submit abstracts to be considered for presentation at the American Psychiatric Nurses Association 28th...

2014-01-08 11:16:37

Patients perceive nonclinical care setting as 'helpful and positive' Emergency departments may not be the best choice for persons suffering from severe mental illness or emotional distress. According to a new qualitative study by DePaul University School of Nursing researchers, persons in a mental health crisis may be better served in an alternative recovery-oriented, homelike environment instead of a traditional emergency department. "Hospital emergency departments are not set up for...

2013-12-12 23:02:16

Give an Hour™, a national nonprofit organization providing free mental health services to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities, offers counseling and other mental health services to anyone needing help, including those with less-than-honorable discharges. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Give an Hour™, a national nonprofit organization providing mental health services, at no cost, to members of the military,...

2013-12-09 10:05:03

Nurses Bring Fresh Perspective to Caring for Troubled Teens, SLU Researcher Finds Psychiatric nurses offer a missing and critical point of view in treating adolescents in foster care who have mental health issues, an instructor at Saint Louis University School of Nursing found. “Adding a mental health nurse to the treatment team would be ideal. He or she could bring a much-needed medical perspective to caring for teens in foster care who have psychiatric disorders. Child welfare...

2013-11-25 23:30:01

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is currently accepting applications for the new Virtual Nursing Academy of APNA Champions for Smoking Cessation. 12-15 APNA members with promising smoking cessation interventions will receive an honorarium of $1,000, complimentary registration to the APNA 28th Annual Conference, October 22-25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana, and access to an online knowledge-sharing community. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 To help mobilize...

2013-11-19 16:52:13

New research shows benefits for people with depression, anxiety, dementia, maternal depression, post traumatic stress disorder and alcohol abuse Non-specialist health workers are beneficial in providing treatment for people with mental, neurological and substance-abuse (MNS) problems in developing countries – where there is often a lack of mental health professionals – according to a new Cochrane review. Researchers, led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, say...

2013-11-19 12:30:21

First of its Kind Public-Private Partnership Brings Personalized Medicine Testing to Millions of Mental Health Patients MASON, Ohio, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Assurex Health, a leading personalized medicine company focused on neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced the company's first public-private partnership with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), one of the world's leading research centers in the area of addiction and mental health and Canada's largest...

2013-11-11 23:02:42

Give an Hour's network of licensed mental health professionals has given more than 104,000 hours of mental health services to military community. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Give an Hour™, a national nonprofit organization providing free mental health services to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities announces that that its network of licensed mental health professionals has given more than 104,000 hours of...

2013-10-09 23:01:28

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is thrilled to now provide its members, as a part of their APNA membership, with the option of eMembership in the American Nurses Association (ANA). Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is thrilled to now provide its members, as a part of their APNA membership, with the option of eMembership in the American Nurses Association (ANA). Enrolling in ANA’s eMembership program affords...

2013-10-07 12:26:03

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Psychiatric Times offers special coverage of the US Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress, an annual 4-day event with sessions and symposia on topics critical to psychiatrists and other mental health professionals. Several prominent physicians presented their expertise in podcasts and videos featured on Psychiatric Times: -- Evidence-Based Use of Antipsychotics: A Quick "How To" -- Children of Deployed...