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Mental Health Care- It Must Advance Like Everything Else

Mental Health Care- It Must Advance Like Everything Else

| October 18, 2017

In a world where change occurs at break-neck, speed-why is mental health such a laggard sector? Look around and consider the pace of change and innovation in so many different areas of human enterprise: aerospace, bioscience, surgical procedures, computers, how we educate, communication, and, yes, even the pace of producing and sharing information. Everything is […]

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MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 9

MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 9

| October 16, 2017

Health Masters is an evidence-based, feedback-informed approach to mental health. It offers virtual, facilitated, and interactive workshops that occur once a week for seven weeks. A.     How Health Masters Works Health Masters is an evidence-based, feedback-informed approach to mental health. It offers virtual, facilitated, and interactive workshops that occur once a week for seven weeks. […]

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MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 8

MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 8

| October 2, 2017

There are three major challenges facing any attempt to address this crisis and help those who need treatment to recover, while increasing the resiliency of those who have not yet experienced any mental health issues. Health Masters: Using Advanced Science for Effective Solutions Read our previous blog to learn more about how to overcome a […]

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MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 7

MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 7

| September 19, 2017

It is the nature of all living things to change. When we stop changing, we stop growing, we stop achieving our potential; basically, we stop moving. In our last blog we have discussed about numerous treatment approaches that have been developed over the last century that have all been demonstrated to have equivalent clinical efficacy. A. The […]

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MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 6

MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 6

| September 19, 2017

There are numerous treatment approaches that have been developed over the last century that have all been demonstrated to have equivalent clinical efficacy. Read our previous blogs to know about MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs. MENTAL HEALTH & Strategies for Achieving Better Mental Health A number of authorities have argued that developing programs […]

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MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 5

MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 5

| September 19, 2017

According to the MHCC, mental health issues cost the Canadian economy $50 billion each year. The NIMH reports that these costs to the U.S. economy was $100 billion in 2002. Read part 4 to learn more about the critical role of financial resources, stigmatization and availability of competent mental health care providers. Mental Health: The Cost […]

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MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 4

MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 4

| September 19, 2017

There are three areas that play a critical role in accessing mental health care: 1) Financial Resources; 2) Stigmatization; 3) Availability of competent mental health care providers. Read Part 3 to know about Comorbidity, Life Expectancy, & Suicide. Access to Treatment Mental health problems and illnesses are the leading cause of disabilities. (WHO) Yet, according to […]

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MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 3

MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 3

| September 19, 2017

The risk factors for specific mental health issues are varied and beyond the scope of this blog. The focus here are risk factors that interfere, or will interfere, with mental health and wellness. Read Part 2 to know more about mental health problems. Comorbidity, Life Expectancy, & Suicide Life expectancy is shortened by approximately 25 […]

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MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 2

MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 2

| September 19, 2017

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are at least 450 million people globally suffering from an array of mental illnesses-and the number is growing. Read Part 1 to know what is “Mental Health” Mental Health: The Numbers Discussions about mental health center on three areas: 1) The presence of mental health problems and […]

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MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 1

MENTAL HEALTH & Its Economic, Societal, and Individual Costs – Part 1

| September 19, 2017

Good mental health refers to a state wherein we are able to fulfill our potential. It exists when we are able to make contributions to our community and our workplace. Mental Health: What is it? It has long been recognized that there is a close association between our mental health and our physical health. Achieving […]

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