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I'll Walk In My Own Shoes, Thank You!

I'll Walk In My Own Shoes, Thank You! A few weeks ago after making some fifty tiresome and stressful phone calls, I finally found a psychiatrist who would evaluate my daughter. The mistake I made in placing these calls was that I relayed to the receptionists that my daughter had…

Autism, Binge Eating, Suicide Prevention and MORE updates from NIMH

September updates from the National Institute on Mental Health: Click HERE to download the PDF Autism Risk in Younger Siblings May Be Higher than Previously Thought Biolgy, Not Just Society, May Increase Risk of Binge Eating During Puberty Suicide Prevention and Research

Thinking Globally to Improve Mental Health-NIMH Updates

NIMH UPDATES Mental health experts are calling for a greater world focus on improving access to care and treatment for mental, neurological, and substance use (MNS) disorders, as well as increasing discoveries in research that will enable this goal to be met. Click HERE to read more. MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES…

Support Program Can Help Caregivers Cope with Relative's Mental Illness and more updates from NIMH

Updates from the National Institute on Mental Health: SUPPORT PROGRAM CAN HELP CAREGIVERS COPE WITH RELATIVE‚ÄôS MENTAL ILLNESS A free, nationally available support program can significantly improve a family's ability to cope with an ill relative's mental disorder, according to an NIMH-funded study published June 2011 in Psychiatric Services. Science…

Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

The Utah State Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH) is initiating statewide efforts to implement Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in health care settings, hospitals and clinics in Utah. The DSAMH will be working with the University of Utah, Utah Addiction Center and Mountain West…

Salt Lake County Crisis Line to Remain the Same

During the changes with Valley Mental Health and OptumHealth (read more about the changes HERE)  the crisis line number will stay the same for another 90 days while they select a new vendor and have more time for consumers to transition to a new provider. All crisis numbers will stay the…

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