Tag Archives: mental health

Not insured? You still have healthcare options

Since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in 2009, the number of Americans without health care coverage has decreased. In Illinois, the uninsured rate fell from nearly 14% in 2010 to 7.5% in 2019. That’s the good news. The bad news is that nearly one million Illinois residents are …

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Veterans denied disability benefits in Timmins

Medically released service members have options, but they are not exempt from a denied disability claim During his periods of service with the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), Frank experienced atrocities that scarred him emotionally. He returned to civilian life after 15 years of service, but post-traumatic stress disorder kept him …

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Veterans denied disability benefits in Sault Ste Marie

Medically released service members have options, but they are not exempt from a denied disability claim During his periods of service with the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), Frank experienced atrocities that scarred him emotionally. He returned to civilian life after 15 years of service, but post-traumatic stress disorder kept him …

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Veterans denied disability benefits in Midland

Medically released service members have options, but they are not exempt from a denied disability claim During his periods of service with the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), Frank experienced atrocities that scarred him emotionally. He returned to civilian life after 15 years of service, but post-traumatic stress disorder kept him …

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Autism Spectrum Disorders Require Special Treatment

IMTIAZ AHMED | Published: February 24, 2022 4:48:10 p.m. There are several neurodevelopmental disorders affecting social and communication skills. Autism, or more accurately “autism spectrum disorder” (ASD) is perhaps one of the best known of these. It is a lifelong disability that alters the way a person sees and relates …

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10 Wiltshire care homes rated exceptional by the CQC

10 care homes in Wiltshire and Swindon have been rated ‘outstanding’ by the CQC. According to the latest Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection reports, of more than 100 nursing homes in the county, 10 stood out as exceptional. CQCs are responsible for monitoring, inspecting and regulating health and social care …

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Evidence-Based Treatment for Children

Dear Sir, – Children and adolescents are referred to child and adolescent mental health services (camps) because they present with emotional and behavioral problems which may represent psychological or psychiatric difficulties. A thorough evaluation of the symptoms presented involves the collection of information from the young person and his family …

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Mental Illness and Disability Insurance Claims

When we look at mental health in the context of disability insurance (DI), we must highlight a few considerations. Most mental health claims are related to common mental health disorders (CMHD). This mirrors the trend seen in the uninsured population, where an estimated one in six adults is affected by …

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Study Protocol to Compare Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) to Usual Referral for Depression in African American Churches

This article was originally published here Trials. 2022 Jan 31;23(1):93. doi: 10.1186/s13063-021-05767-8. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Depression is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. African American adults, compared to white adults, are half as likely to be screened for depression in primary care settings. Disparities in screening for depression contribute …

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Staff shortage leaves disabled Missourians without care

More than 500 Missourians with disabilities are waiting for services due to a shortage of caregivers. Without adequate staff, many in-home and group home service providers stopped taking clients from the state’s waiting list. The list has doubled since July and continues to grow. The coronavirus pandemic has caused a …

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Local Veterans Face Health Care Challenges

As Jim Curtis roams the ground of Tahoma National Cemetery, visiting the grave of an old Marine Corps friend, a helicopter hovers overhead. Curtis, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), said the noise is similar to the sounds of helicopters that frequently fly over his North Bend home – …

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Join the Care Army – Central Queensland today

MP Brittany Lauga at the North Rockhampton Nursing Centre. Brittany joined the Care Army on April 1, 2020. NOTICE with MP for Keppel Brittany Lauga Now, more than ever, our community in central Queensland relies on the military. In this case, it’s the Care Army where volunteers are once again …

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Mental Health Care Monitoring – The Lancet Psychiatry

Societies can be judged on how well they care for those most at risk, especially those who are least able to express themselves, such as people with mental disorders. Vulnerable groups have been particularly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The death rate from COVID-19 among adults with learning disabilities in …

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Georgia bill providing mental health treatment passes

House Bill 853 will provide mental health treatment alternatives to incarcerated people. ATLANTA — Georgia State Representative Sandra Scott wants to make mental health treatment more accessible to people incarcerated in Georgia. The bill, HB 853, would provide an alternative to imprisonment for offenders struggling with mental illnesses. According to …

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Premera Blue Cross and Kinwell Medical Group Partner to Expand Access to Primary Care in Washington State

Kinwell Medical Group’s new clinics exclusively serve Premera members; part of the health plan’s long-term strategy to address the primary care crisis Mountlake Terrace, Wash., Jan. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Premera Blue Cross and Kinwell Medical Group today announced a collaboration to improve access to primary care in Washington. …

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Treatment of refugees and indigenous people undermines Australia’s human rights record, says report

HRW’s annual human rights report says “serious human rights problems remain”, despite Australia having a long tradition of protecting civil and political rights. The federal government’s failure to tackle the cruel treatment of asylum seekers despite international pressure is tarnishing the country’s global reputation, said HRW’s Australian director Elaine Pearson. …

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Testing a promising treatment for the function

image: As part of ReACT, patients train to oppose physical responses to their epileptic symptoms. “The majority of patients can tell when an episode is coming,” said Fobian. “They start to do these opposite responses to prevent the occurrence of an episode.” ANDRÉ MABRY | University relations see Following Credit: …

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Bedford’s Care Service for Adults with Autism and People with Learning Disabilities receives rave reviews

A Warwick Avenue Care Department received high praise with a special thank you to its “kind and compassionate” staff. The Quality of Care Commission (CQC) noted Warwick Manor as “outstanding” overall – with inspectors extremely impressed with the level of support people received. The care department, run by Glenholme Specialist …

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CEO of large Texas nonprofit children’s mental health treatment center echoes US Surgeon General’s advice that children’s difficulties are “uniquely hard to manage”

On December 7, 2021, U.S. Chief Medical Officer Dr Vivek Murthy issued a strongly worded opinion on the urgent need to tackle the nation’s youth mental health crisis “further exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic ”. It is filled with alarming statistics that the Texas Clarity Child Guidance Center Children’s Hospital …

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The National Preventive Health Strategy 2021-2030 emphasizes primary health care and physical activity

With Australians living nearly 11 years in poor health on average, which equates to about 13% of their life, the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) welcomes the National Preventive Health Strategy 2021-2030 to urgently tackle against health inequalities and integrate “prevention” into our health system. Image Credit: Australian Physiotherapy Association Launched …

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Treatment adapted for you at the Gymea psychology practice | County Chief of St George and Sutherland

Bold Psychology provides clinical psychology and counseling services to people of all ages with mental health issues or developmental disabilities. They offer a variety of treatment options, including individual and group programs tailored to individual goals. Practice can help you develop skills and strategies to help you deal with your …

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Can America Afford to Take Care of Its Veterans?

In taking over the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Secretary Denis McDonough, only the second non-veteran and the second person not unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate, faced an unprecedented series of challenges for meet the needs of the 19 million veterans alive. The most critical of them can …

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Duke Clinic supports children in foster care

They say timing is everything and Lindsay Terrell, MD, knows that saying rings true. Terrell is the Clinical Director of the Duke Foster Care Clinic. She and her colleagues aim to get in touch with children who enter foster care within a week. They hope to match the child, foster …

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The University of South Australia reports the results of its research protocols (National Disability Insurance Scheme and Lived Experience of Psychosocial Disability for People Presenting to the Emergency Department: Protocol for a Mixed Method Study): Protocols of research

2021 NOV 16 (NewsRx) – By a Journalist-Staff News Editor at Daily Insurance News – New research on research protocols is the subject of a report. According to reports by Adelaide, Australia, by reporters at NewsRx, the research said: “Currently, in Australia, 3.6% of all emergency department (ED) referrals are …

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Stamford YMCA accused of treating autistic child

STAMFORD – The Justice Department is calling on the YMCA of Stamford to make its childcare programs accessible to children with autism after a child with special needs was kicked out of an after-school program without warning in January 2020. The child’s mother, who requested not to be identified for …

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Foxburrow Grange wins prestigious care award

Foxburrow Grange Colchester. Great British Care Awards Winners Foxburrow Grange wins prestigious care award The Badger Wing team at Foxburrow Grange Care Home is officially the “Best Care Team” in East England according to the Great British Care Awards The Badger Wing team at Foxburrow Grange Care Home is officially …

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Governor Gianforte and DPHHS launch providential initiative to increase access to treatment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: November 09, 2021 Contact: Jon Ebelt, Public Information Officer, DPHHS, (406) 444-0936 Chuck Council, Communications Specialist, DPHHS, (406) 444-4391 GREAT FALLS, Mont. – Today, with Adam Meier, Director of the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Cascade County Sheriff Jesse Slaughter and Rimrock CEO …

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Long Term Disability Insurance for Income Replacement Explained

Long-term disability insurance offers the most comprehensive income replacement coverage jacoblund / Getty Disability insurance replaces lost income if you cannot work because of an injury or chronic illness. Most employers offer short-term disability insurance, but it’s probably not enough. Long-term disability insurance takes over where short-term coverage and your …

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Pasithea Therapeutics announces successful treatment of first UK patients with ketamine infusion therapy

– Pasithea Clinics begins IV ketamine infusion therapy in Knightsbridge, London, for the treatment of mental health disorders – MIAMI BEACH, Fla., October 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Pasithea Therapeutics Corp. (Nasdaq: KTTA) (“Pasithea” or the “Company”), a new biotechnology company focused on researching and discovering new and effective treatments …

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What’s love got to do with disability insurance?

Tying the knot could mean a loss of health coverage, income support and other essential resources for millions of Americans. For many in the queer community, the phrase “marriage equality” brings back memories of the decades-long uphill battle that culminated in a landmark 2015 Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex …

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‘Deep concern’ over government’s green paper on disability benefits – Disability News Service

Disabled People’s Organizations (DPOs) and others have expressed serious concern over suggestions that ministers want to cut future spending on disability benefits and merge the personal independence payment with Universal Credit. Major disability charities have so far remained silent on the suggestion of cuts and shifts to a single benefit …

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Ministers could merge disability benefits and want to cut future spending, green paper says – Disability News Service

Ministers are considering measures to reduce growing spending on disability benefits and the possibility of merging personal independence payment with universal credit, a new government green paper has revealed. Health and Disability Green Paper Shaping Future Support focuses on reform of Personal Independence Payment (PIP), Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) …

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Can you get both SSDI and SSI disability benefits?

Yes, you can benefit from Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplementary Security Income (SSI) at the same time. Social Security uses the term “concurrent” when you are eligible for the two disability benefits it administers. However, receiving SSDI benefits may reduce your SSI payment or make you ineligible. This …

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