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Ron Manderscheid
November 23, 2020
In a meeting earlier this month, the National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors spotlighted counties' efforts to address health, social, economic and racial disparities.
Ron Manderscheid
October 30, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is generating a behavioral health pandemic, and it is very clear that our field cannot meet the new demand generated by the behavioral health pandemic without implementing a population health-minded approach.
Ron Manderscheid
October 14, 2020
The establishment of an emergency line specifically for mental health crises and the introduction of legislation that would put emergency responses to such situations in the hands of behavioral health professionals instead of law enforcement are among the efforts to reshape our crisis response.
October 05, 2020
BLOG: National Physician Suicide Awareness Day is a day of reflection and pause, a day to remember physicians who have taken their own lives. It is also a day of hope and collaboration, people coming together with ideas and energy to make a difference, to prevent this tragedy from occurring.
October 02, 2020
BLOG: In a recent study, the utilization of psychedelic medicine in group therapy was linked with reduced demoralization among long-term, gay-identified, male HIV survivors—an outcome with larger implications for overall healthcare.
Ron Manderscheid
September 29, 2020
A recent study shows a disconcerting rise in major mental and emotional stress in the U.S. Prevention is the key to reversing this trend.
Ron Manderscheid
September 09, 2020
The coming fall months are an excellent time to reflect on where we stand and where we need to go with regards to social justice.
September 03, 2020
BLOG: Psychedelic-assisted therapies, once consigned to the fringes of psychiatric practice, are exploding into the mainstream of psychiatry and will take center stage at a Psych Congress preconference.
Ron Manderscheid
August 26, 2020
While spikes in behavioral health conditions after disastrous events are common, the severity and extensiveness shown in a recent are signs of an exceptional situation that demands exceptional action.
August 19, 2020
BLOG: More patients are exploring the medicinal aspects of cannabis for their psychiatric conditions, and many are presenting to their providers already convinced of the benefits of their self-treatments.
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