mental health

Health plans explore psychosocial support services to improve outcomesPatients who lack resources likely won’t have improved health outcomes even with interventions. Some plans are exploring how to address the problem.
Five ways PAs help plans, providers meet mental health needsHow can we as an industry help address the growing need and demand for quality mental health services? One of the more promising solutions is the expanded use of certified physician assistants.
Influence of social media on teenagers' body imageVisually oriented social media platforms created by their peers can have a significant negative impact on adolescents’ body image.
Balancing Act: Dealing with Stress in the Pharmacy
Balancing Act: Dealing with Stress in the PharmacyIt's no news that pharmacists are stressed, but how is it affecting job performance—and how do pharmacists cope?
Two ways health execs can help employers manage health benefit programsTwo Willis Towers Watson surveys have interesting findings about employee healthcare benefits.
21st Century Cures is a step in the right direction for behavioral health
21st Century Cures is a step in the right direction for behavioral healthOften considered the social outcast of healthcare, behavioral health has long struggled to obtain legitimacy in the eyes of the general medical community. But with more than 60 million Americans effected every year from mental illness, something has to change.
Increased Psychiatric Med Use Means Expanded Pharmacist Role
Increased Psychiatric Med Use Means Expanded Pharmacist RolePatients need more help managing complicated meds than ever—and pharmacists are there to help.
Walgreens Joins VA to Promote Mental Health Care for VeteransA new collaboration will mean veterans have enhanced access to the care they need.
Health home meets foster care’s complex needsAn integrated health home in North Texas aims to fill disparities in physical and mental health, educational attainment, and special healthcare needs for today’s children in foster care.
The 15-year action gap: Children lose in long waits from recommendation to practice