Dr. Ira Katz says VA study shows patients at high risk for premature mortality after discharge from psychiatric hospitalization, especially in the first one to three months after release. A disproportionate number of deaths were from external causes not categorized as suicide.
Kevin Hines altered the field of mental health by shattering the misconception that people intent on dying by suicide don't experience ambivalence. He and Margaret Hines say it’s time for the field to change yet again: this time over the narrative of recovery and ensuring that people with lived experience
Senator Steve O'Ban talks about healthcare integration, diversion, and expanding crisis care in Pierce County, Washington.
After a unanimous vote, the FCC begins the process to formally make 988 the nationwide number for mental health and suicide crisis. The word that comes to mind for many after hearing the decision is parity.
Barbara Stanley, Ph.D., a professor at Columbia University and director of the suicide prevention training program at New York State Psychiatric Institute, says Safety Planning Intervention only takes about 45 minutes and has the potential to save someone’s life.
Ron Bruno, executive director of CIT Utah and 2nd vice president at CIT International, says mental health shouldn't come in a police car.
FCC chairman, Ajit Pai, takes a critical step in establishing 988 as the nationwide number for #mentalhealth and suicide emergencies, mirroring what the three-digit-number 911 is for medical crises.
Making the film ‘Here One Day’ was what Kathy Leichter needed at the time, nine years after her mother’s death. What became a vehicle for her healing process has also become one for others.
Patricia Rehmer and Dr. Santopietro talk about the fewer options and additional challenges children in psychological crisis and their families face.
Kathryn Wood talks about how society's construct of toughness hinders mental wellness.