Post-traumatic stress disorder

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Resettlement Agencies Team With County To Enhance Access to Culturally Sensitive Screening and Followup for Arriving Refugees at Risk of Mental Health Problems 05/01/13

Community mental health agencies in the Seattle, WA, area that work with refugees partnered with the county health department (Public Health – Seattle & King County) and a researcher to...

Coordinated Treatment and Support Enhance Access to Care for Veterans With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury and Their Families 11/02/11

The Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program is the Nation's first partnership between academic medicine and a Major League Baseball team designed to address the...

Mental Health Clinicians Integrate Cessation Treatment Into Regular Care of Smokers With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Increasing Likelihood of Quitting 01/06/11

Veteran Affairs medical centers participating in a clinical trial used mental health practitioners to provide smoking cessation counseling and treatment to patients with posttraumatic stress...

Care Coordinators Remotely Monitor Chronically Ill Veterans via Messaging Device, Leading to Lower Inpatient Utilization and Costs 10/25/10

As part of the Care Coordination/Home Telehealth Program at the Veterans Health Administration, care coordinators remotely monitor veterans with chronic conditions such as diabetes, high...

Trauma Therapy and Caregiver Support Improves Coping Skills and Academic Performance of West African Refugee Children 09/21/10

The Tamaa Program provides school-based therapy focused on helping West African refugee children deal with past trauma and associated grief, and with the cultural adjustments involved in...

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Community Provider Toolkit: Serving Veterans Through Partnership. Mental Health and Wellness (Mini-Clinics) 06/20/13

This Web site for clinicians features treatment tools to support the rehabilitation and recovery of military veterans with mental health issues. Each mini-clinic focuses on a different topic and highlights key tools in areas such as assessment,...

Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project: Screening Tools 05/04/11

The Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project (MCPAP) is a system of regional children's mental health consultation teams designed to help primary care providers (PCPs) meet the needs of children with psychiatric problems.

Some of...

The New Warrior: Combat Stress and Wellness 03/19/08

These videos help mental health care and other providers prevent chronic mental health problems resulting from combat and other war-zone stress, promoting wellness in this returning group of veterans. It is available in both a provider...

National Child Traumatic Stress Network 12/17/07

Established by Congress in 2000, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) is a unique collaboration of academic and community-based service centers whose mission is to raise the standard of care and increase access to services for...

Tips for Survivors of a Traumatic Event: What to Expect in Your Personal Life, Family, Work, and Financial Life 12/17/07

This tool cites examples of personal uncertainties, family relationship changes, work disruptions, and financial worries that may contribute to the long-term impact of a traumatic event. This tool also includes tips on how to survive the road to...

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