Mental health

How Emotional Intelligence Can Make a Difference in Health Care – Regis College Online

Online Degrees | Blog | How Emotional Intelligence Can Make a Difference in Health Care How Emotional Intelligence Can Make a Difference in Health Care Infographics | Master of Health Administration Emotional intelligence (EQ) has been an important topic in business and organizational leadership for decades. It’s equally important in the health care business. Health

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Healthcare industry takes on high physician suicide rates, mental health stigma

Dr. Michael Weinstein, a trauma surgeon at Jefferson Health in Philadelphia, has suffered from depression for much of his life. Although he has received treatment throughout his two-decade career, Weinstein never discussed it with his colleagues, fearful they would perceive him as weak. It was something I hid because of the associated stigma and also

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Is Technology Affecting your Mental Health?

For years, experts in science and mental health have warned about the damaging effects of too much screen time. But how harmful are our smartphones, tablets, laptops, and televisions, and what can we do to reduce our reliance on technology in 2018?One solution that has gained momentum is the digital detox holiday. A digital detox

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How Technology Improves Access to Behavioral Healthcare

A growing number of Americans require better access to behavioral health treatment options. Digital solutions can help. Mental illness is a growing epidemic in the U.S.More than 43 million Americans, roughly 18 percent, have a mental health condition, according to a 2017 report published by Mental Health America. However, many of those individuals lack access

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Majority of mental health patients would consider giving clinicians access to phone behaviors, locations

A small study published in JMIR Mental Health found that 84 percent of surveyed patients living with mental illness were willing to use apps that would collect and share biomarkers. With the percentage of smartphone ownership skyrocketing to around 77 percent in America, smartphones have become constant companions. Recently, mental health professionals have kickstarted the

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New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with High Tech Prescriptions To Reach Out to Navajo Reservations

By David Dallago, Former Chairman of McKinley County Commission GALLUP, N. M. — New Mexican organizations are combining new behavioral health high tech and low-tech strategies to fight addiction across Navajo reservations in Northern New Mexico. In addressing some of the root causes of these issues, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation introduced the Pathway’s Project, a four-year program

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