Mental health respite facilities are filling care gaps in more than a dozen states

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If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, contact the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline by dialing “988” or the Crisis Text Line by texting “HOME” to 741741. Aimee Quicke has made repeated trips to emergency rooms, hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and psychiatric lockdowns for mental health crises — including suicidal … Read more

California promises better care for thousands of inmates as they leave prison

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California has agreed to improve health care for newly released disabled inmates, including through a series of measures that advocates say will help nearly anyone trying to transition from incarceration. Lawyers representing inmates say adequate assistance during the transition from prison has long been lacking and can lead to homelessness. A recent study found that … Read more

Valera Health becomes a provider to the Humana Network, providing affordable, high-quality mental health care for Medicare Advantage members

Valera Health becomes a provider to the Humana Network, providing affordable, high-quality mental health care for Medicare Advantage members

NEW YORK, July 6, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Valera Health, a telehealth provider known for its high-quality, affordable care, today announced that its comprehensive mental health services are now online for select Humana Medicare Advantage members. Valera’s services are now available to Humana Medicare Advantage members in 10 states with nationwide expansion coming in September. Valera … Read more

Woman undergoing surgery for depression in Mumbai: what is deep brain stimulation?

Who can suffer it? Can it cure depression? Published: July 06, 2023, 7:00 am IST Image used for representation. |) Image used for representation. ” src=”https://images.thequint.com/thequint%2F2023-07%2Fc9a5c43e-5d7e-45bb-8499-4b99128364e6%2FGarima_hero_images.png?rect=0%2C0%2C1600%2C900″ srcset=”https:/ /images.thequint.com/thequint%2F2023-07%2Fc9a5c43e-5d7e-45bb-8499-4b99128364e6%2FGarima_hero_images.png?rect=0%2C0%2C1600%2C900&w=480 480w, https://images.thequint.com/ thequint%2F2023-07%2Fc9a5c43e-5d7e-45bb-8499-4b99128364e6%2FGarima_hero_images.png?rect=0%2C0%2C1600%2C900&w=960 960w, https://images.thequint.com/thequint%2F2023- 07%2Fc9a5c43e -5d7e-45bb-8499-4b99128364e6%2FGarima_hero_images.png?rect=0%2C0%2C1600%2C900&w=1200 1200w, https://images.thequint.com/thequint%2F2023-07%2Fc9a5c43e-5d7e-45bb -8499- 4b99128364e6%2FGarima_hero_images.png?rect=0%2C0%2C1600%2C900&w=2048 2048w”/> Get notified about the latest news An Australian woman became the first person to undergo … Read more

Centerpoint, which educates and counsels hundreds of teenagers, is poised to shut down

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Click to enlarge Centerpoint Adolescent Treatment Services, which has long provided counseling and educational services to hundreds of at-risk youth, is expected to close on Sept. 1 even as the number of teens needing mental health support soars. Centerpoint, which also operates a therapeutic school for teenagers, will close unless a new provider steps in, … Read more

Pete Davidson seeks treatment for mental health issues

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Share on PinterestPete Davidson has reportedly sought treatment for mental health disorders. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images Comedian Pete Davidson entered a rehabilitation facility to deal with mental ailments including PTSD. Davidson has long been open about having mental health issues. Celebrities speaking out about mental health can help dispel stigma, experts say. Pete Davidson checked into … Read more

Breaking barriers: Men overcoming stigma and seeking mental health support

Myths and stigma often keep men from seeking help for their mental health issues. Published: July 03, 2023, 7:00 am IST Society’s expectations often dictate that men be tough and inflexible, making it difficult for them to address their mental health issues openly. |) Society’s expectations often dictate that men be tough and inflexible, which … Read more

DEA relaxed online prescribing rules during covid. Now he wants to keep them in check.

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Federal regulators want most patients to see a healthcare provider in person before receiving prescriptions for potentially addictive drugs through telehealth, which hasn’t been required in more than three years. During the covid-19 public health emergency, the Drug Enforcement Administration has allowed doctors and other healthcare professionals to prescribe controlled medications during telehealth appointments without … Read more