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Suicide
BLOG: Retired California urologist William Lynes, MD, has shared the story of his psychiatric illness and suicide attempt, in publications and in lectures, and believes the results are all positive.
General Psychiatry
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
BLOG: Walmart is planning to use its vast network of stores to host mental health clinics where self-paying patients could pay $1 per minute to see a mental health clinician.
General Psychiatry
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
BLOG: When we sit with the pain of our patients, it’s important to remember that our psyches do not end at the edges of our skin, and that which is going on in the larger world impacts our inner worlds.
Suicide
Douglas A. Landy, MD
BLOG: In my work, I see patients already identified as suicidal either by word or deed. My job is to assess the degree of risk and decide what type of care is needed. In meshing my own experiences with suicide with those who I treat, I’ve arrived at a number of conclusions which happily are supported in the literature.
BLOGS
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
BLOG: I sat down with Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC to better understand the connection between wellness and psychedelics.
Suicide
Michael Myers, MD
BLOG: Like most survivors of suicide loss, Dr. Sangeeta Mahajan does not want her son to have died in vain. His life was cut short by the rapid onset of a crippling mood disorder.
Psych Congress Year-Round
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
BLOG: It is becoming increasingly clear that the practice of psychiatry will be changing from one in which we ask our patients to take a daily pill to one where we deliver procedures that have enduring effects.
Psych Congress Year-Round
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
BLOG: Have you ever wished you could pick up the phone and call someone you’ve lost and leave them a message?
Suicide
Michael Myers, MD
BLOG: September 17, 2019 was the second annual National Physician Suicide Awareness Day, a day to commemorate colleagues lost to suicide and raise awareness about the issue.
General Psychiatry
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
BLOG: Currently, many of our patients are using cannabinoids, especially cannabidiol (CBD) to treat their own symptoms—ranging from insomnia, to anxiety, to depression.
General Psychiatry
Michael Myers, MD
BLOG: I recently had a chance to speak to State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate’s incoming residents and fellows about well-being and self-care.
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