Revealed: social workers

A Department of Health commissioned report has found a “troubling” lack of appreciation for mental health advocacy among some mental health professionals. But what did the social workers interviewed for the research say?

Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa

Jan 14, 2011 YSB launches innovative mental health program for youth Youth Mental Health Walk-In Clinic will provide immediate help, cut wait times for counselling Ottawa, January 14, 2011 —The Youth Services Bureau (YSB) today launched the latest addition to its mental health services, bringing to Ottawa an innovative program that will help young people when they need it the most.

Family Doctors Cannot Be Expected to Treat Bipolar Disorder

I have many bugaboos about the psychiatric system in North America, but one of them is that family doctors (primary care physicians) try to treat bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses.

The Truth About Mental Wellness – Vanessa Tai

The Truth About Mental Wellness – Vanessa Tai 4 February 2014, 11:01 AM Mental illness is not something most people talk about openly. If we’re honest with ourselves, the thought of being mentally ill frightens us.

£12m to help people with mental health issues return to work

Liberal Democrats in government have announced a further £12 million investment to help people with mental health conditions get back into work.  This ties in with the Liberal Democrats' commitment to bringing treatment for mental health problems out of the shadows and in line with physical health.

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark

The Campaign for the Homeless It costs Catholic Charities $4,558,300 to house the homeless in the Archdiocese of Newark. Catholic Charities opened its first shelter in 1986.

Nurse Practitioner Jobs in Oregon

Nurse Practitioner-Hospital Salaries $68,000.00 - $124,800.00 Typical Salary for Nurse Practitioner-Hospital in Oregon (236 Respondents) Source: Careerbenchmarking Tool Education / Training Master's 89.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner " The DNP has opened many professional doors for me. I moved into an top level executive position at my institution after completing my degree and I am quite sure that the combination of the degree itself in addition to the skills was essential in obtaining the position.

Measurement of state and trait anxiety in elderly mental health clients

Bromley, D. B. the psychology of human aging (2nd ed.). Baltimore: Penguin, 1975. Buros, O. K. The eighth mental measurements yearbook . Highland Park, N.J.: Gryphon Press, 1978.

Facts & Statistics

Did You Know? Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older (18% of U.S. population).