May is Mental Health Awareness month -- and that means it is time to face some pretty difficult truths about mental health and mental health treatment in the U.S. "Almost two-thirds of people with a mental disorder won’t seek treatment" and "a 2014 study showed that stigma is the top reason people
Is telemedicine software and/or telemedicine video conferencing the solution to mental health treatment for U.S. inmates? Mental health care in prison is a tricky topic. In many cases, it is severely lacking. More importantly, prisons and jails that want to improve don't know the best way to do it.
More than 500,000 returning war veterans were diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in 2012. In light of Memorial Day two weekends ago, it is essential to continue focusing on our veterans and on the quality of healthcare that returning veterans receive.
Telehealth platforms can be used in a wide variety of healthcare and clinical settings, such as in schools, without replacing in-person treatment. The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) believes that “telehealth technology may be used to augment school health services” (NASN.org).
Within the United States, 1/4 of adults can be diagnosed with one or multiple disorders in a single year, including depression, eating disorders, anxiety, and ADD/ADHD. Children are suffering too, with an estimated 1 in 5 diagnosed with a major debilitating disorder in either the present or past.
Telemedicine is all about accessibility, and providing patients who seek care dependable medical attention quickly and efficiently. Because of the apparent benefits of telemedicine, this technological healthcare initiative is taking off in a rapid manner. In fact, within the United States, the
Approximately 20.7 million adults in America suffer from a substance use disorder, according to SAMHSA’s 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health.Addiction is a pervasive public health issue in America, and without adequate care, treatment and recovery are nearly impossible for substance users.
Once you have accessed your provider’s public profile page from the link on his/hers website, you can request to schedule a session with the provider
Military service can be hard on a veteran, both physically and psychologically. After returning from service, many veterans are in need of health care, particularly physical therapy and psychological treatment. In 2012, approximately 500,000 veterans returning from war suffered from post traumatic
The United States is currently experiencing a serious dearth in psychiatric doctors. This la