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Taking care of the mental health care needs of your patients can be overwhelming. PsychU understands the complexity of care your patients need and the challenges you may face addressing mental health in the primary care setting. Knowing this, the Primary Care Providers' Corner was filled with relevant tips, healthcare community best practices, and insights just for you.

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Best Practices, Clinical Pearls, Challenges & Solutions | December 5, 2019

The opioid crisis in the U.S. has been well documented over the past several years. Sections of the country have been ravaged by drug overdoses…

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Navigating The Health Care System & Integrated Care | July 29, 2019

Recently, Marla Moses, FNP, PMHNP, PsychU Primary Care Provider Section Editor & Owner of Moses Mental Health, sat down with Nicole Neugebauer, PhD, Senior Medical…

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Best Practices, Clinical Pearls, Challenges & Solutions | June 3, 2019

Where can clinicians find resources about opioid use disorder and evidence-based practices for opioid prescribing? What role can a primary care provider play to combat…

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Best Practices, Clinical Pearls, Challenges & Solutions | June 3, 2019

Where can clinicians find resources about opioid use disorder and evidence-based practices for opioid prescribing? What role can a primary care provider play to combat…

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Navigating The Health Care System & Integrated Care | May 14, 2019

In this interview, Darcy Leon, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC, sat down with Nicole Meade, PhD, Senior Medical Science Liaison at Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.…

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Navigating The Health Care System & Integrated Care | May 14, 2019

In this interview, Elizabeth DiNapoli, PhD, Medical Science Liaison, sat down to discuss the role a psychologist may play on the treatment team of individuals with…

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Navigating The Health Care System & Integrated Care | May 14, 2019

In this interview Tania Hammock, LCSW, sits down with Nicole Meade, PhD, Senior Medical Science Liaison at Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. to discuss…

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Navigating The Health Care System & Integrated Care | May 14, 2019

In this interview Sanjai Rao, MD, sits down with Monica Kim, PharmD, MBA, Medical Science Liaison at Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc., to discuss…

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Navigating The Health Care System & Integrated Care | May 14, 2019

In this interview, Kelly Lee, PharmD, MAS, BCPP, FCCP, sits down with Monica Kim, PharmD, MBA from the Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. Field…

  • An Update From NCQA©: Focusing On HEDIS® Behavioral Health Measures

    The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) maintains its focus on behavioral health quality measures by continually updating and improving its performance measurement tool known as the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS). During this Virtual Forum, experts from NCQA – Junqing Liu, PhD, MSW, Research Scientist; Lauren Niles, MPH, Senior Health Care Analyst; and Nora Fritz, BA, Health Care Analyst – present a brief background on measure development, performance of current HEDIS behavioral…

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  • Talking With Patients About Setting Goals To Support Wellness: A Resource For Providers

    This resource discusses the importance of goal setting in the mental health wellness process. It includes suggestions to encourage patients and questions to ask to help get patients thinking about what is important to them—an integral part of wellness goals. Frameworks resources are intended for educational purposes only and are intended for health care professionals and/or payer representatives. They are not intended as, nor are they a substitute for, medical care, advice, or professional diagnosis. Health…

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  • Suicide Awareness & Prevention – An Ally’s Perspective

    Listen in to this interview with Allen Doederlein, Executive Vice President of External Affairs, Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) and PsychU Stigma Section Editor, as he shares his experiences as a mental health ally and advocate, reactions on the rising suicide rate in the U.S., tidbits on suicide warning signs and at-risk behaviors, and his perspectives on language choice and how advocates and the media should publicly discuss suicide. Each year nearly 45,000 Americans…

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  • Suicide Awareness & Prevention – A Psychologist’s Perspective

    In this interview, hear from Julie Cerel, PhD, President of the American Association of Suicidology, Professor in the College of Social Work at the University of Kentucky, and Editorial Board member for Suicide & Life Threatening Behavior, as well as a licensed clinical psychologist. Dr. Cerel speaks about potential steps health care providers can take if they think a patient is acutely suicidal, screening tools for mental health professionals, key indicators included within the interpersonal…

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  • Suicide Awareness & Prevention – An Advocate’s Perspective

    Listen in to this interview with Christine Moutier, MD, psychiatrist and Chief Medical Officer for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, as she shares her expert opinions on suicide prevalence and its connection with mental health conditions. Dr. Moutier discusses the suicide awareness advocacy community – and its growth over time to include the voice of loss survivors – and the careful line advocates walk to share stories and warning signs without increasing the personal guilt…

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