A significant percentage of suicide attempts in the Army are found to be linked to pre-deployment factors.
The Miami-Dade Forensic Alternative Center restores mentally ill defendants’ competency to stand trial—with a twist.
An athlete’s experience with mental illness leads him to launch a foundation to help service members and veterans who have PTSD and their families.
Employers have grown frustrated with buying health care in which no one seems to be accountable for patients’ overall health care needs.
Leaders in the nation’s battle against substance abuse find that the media can make a difference, but that prevention education is probably the most effective weapon.
The movement to integrated care presents an opportune time to help people with mental illness stop smoking.
Experts say “free” online CME courses often come with a hidden price; namely, the sacrifice of some degree of privacy.
Wilson Compton, M.D., M.P.E., is looking forward to the challenges posed by changes in the field of psychiatry and the treatment of substance use disorders.
Beliefs about the palliative effects of smoking on stress have inhibited a discussion about smoking cessation among people with mental illness, and at the public-health level resources have not been committed to the problem.
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