Picking up a prescription from the pharmacy always includes general warnings. When it comes to more complex medications that are used to treat mental health disorders — such as antidepressants or antipsychotics — a patient...
Take the next step in your career by becoming a Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP). Register for the CPRP Online Prep Course which starts Monday, Aug. 17, apply the continuing education hours earned towards the eligibility requirements, and apply to...
April 9-23, 2016 (Applications due 02/05/16) July 9-23, 2016 (Applications due 05/06/16) November 5-19, 2016 (Applications due 09/02/16) For additional information, visit PRA's CPRP webpage.
Two glaring omissions stand out in the recent widely publicized Yale study titled, in the Yale News, "Adolescent Brains Develop differently in Bipolar Disorder." Using MRI to compare a group of teens with the diagnosis of bipolar...
The "my-life-fell-apart-at-age-26 club" is not a group that anyone wants to join, but if we have to, we're eager to meet other members and hear their stories. So when I got an email a couple of weeks ago with a subject line that said, "My life blew up at age 26, too!" it...
Being able to access relevant help and support is vital for anyone who has a mental health condition, but a new report highlights that around the world, this isn't always possible. According to the WHO's newly released Mental...
A brain surgeon begins an anterior cingulotomy by drilling a small hole into a patient's skull. The surgeon then inserts a tiny blade, cutting a path through brain tissue, then inserts a probe past sensitive nerves and bundles of blood vessels until it reaches a specific...
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