As a mental health care provider, the more information you can provide to help your clients, the better. The more educated you are about options, tools, resources, events, outreach and new research, the more successful you can be in your field. Whenever we find interesting mental health news, we share it via social media.
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by Susan Dess, 3.29.17
Surveying the individuals an organization serves can be an important component of several aspects of healthcare management. Various kinds of surveys correspond to the specific information needs of a healthcare organization during different moments of care delivery.
by Susan Dess, 2.27.17
What Is It?
Building on earlier definitions of health service research (HSR) developed by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences the Association for Health Services Research (AHSR) describe the field as:
the multidisciplinary field of scientific...
We on the PIMSY EHR Team recognize and honor all of our nation’s Veterans. We sincerely thank you for your service – and advocate you in being supported in your needs, both during and after active duty. While we aim to be respectful of military veterans in our daily lives, the...
Although this article contains UK stats, it also offers some valuable information and resources for helping someone avoid suicide in the US.
While we’re not affiliated with Ocean Recovery and have not vetted their services, it looks to be a solid resource for mental health clinicians, those...
by Leigh-Ann Renz, 5.28.16
In recognition of Memorial Day, we at PIMSY EMR would like to honor the Veterans and active service members who serve and protect us all. We also salute enlisted families and military support staff. May you have a safe and happy Memorial Day and make space for reflection...
As this sobering infographic demonstrates, we could – and should – be doing better for our Veterans. Have you found creative or innovative ways to support Veterans in your community?
Find out more at wha-onling.org.
Another powerful infographic from Mental Health First Aid, encouraging awareness, reducing stigma, and providing facts in support of Mental Health Awareness Month:
Learn more here.
by Leigh-Ann Renz, 5.18.16
May has been recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month since 1949 in Washington. In 2016, members of Congress, federal agencies, and mental health advocates across the nation are teaming up to promote awareness, offer resources, and reduce stigma.
from The Simple Dollar, 4.14.16
We just received a blog post from The Simple Dollar with information about making home ownership more accessible for people with disabilities, including veterans. While we’re not affiliated with The Simple Dollar and have not vetted their services, it looks to...
by Donna Koger, 3.30.16
Telemedicine for Mental & Behavioral Health Care
Recently, more therapists have turned to electronic means for treating patients by distance. This practice is now named Telehealth, and more specifically for mental health, Telepsychotherapy.
According to Health and Human...