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Doctor insights on: Adolescent Mental Health Service

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What are some beneficial mental health services?

What are some beneficial mental health services?

Mental health : That depends on type of mental health issue at hand. In general, counseling (both individual & group, family, couples, etc.), medication evaluation based on diagnostic workup, appropriate referrals for other health providers, teaching & education. ...Read more

Mental Health (Definition)

Mental health refers to the complex neuro-physiological state of well-being that is often observed and experienced through emotional, psychological, and social aspects of behavior. A combination of genetics and family history, culture and life experiences, and physiological health factors are all factors that contribute to one's experience of mental health. Unfortunately, the general term of mental health is often stigmatized and perceived as a negative; however, mental health includes positive aspects of health and well-being, including one's resilience, adaptability, and ability to ...Read more


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There any laws dealing with commitment of teen for mental health?

There any laws dealing with commitment of teen for mental health?

Yes: Every state has laws concerning the process of mental health commitments for all people, including teens. Check with your local law enforcement or county courthouse for details. ...Read more

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What is it like to live as adolescent in a mental health facility?

What is it like to live as adolescent in a mental health facility?

Highs and Lows: An adolescent living in a mental health facility usually experiences a wide variety of emotions. Often they are placed in a facility against their will and can experience anger, frustration, and even fear. They may feel abandoned by their family and friends. They may struggle forming new relationships. Gradually as they learn to fit in they will join the program instead of fighting against it. ...Read more

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What kinds of mental health services can doctors offer to patients?

What kinds of mental health services can doctors offer to patients?

The usuall two are: psychotherapy and/or medication. Hospitals, clinics or treatment centers offer inpatient or outpatient versions of these two, as do doctor's offices, or nowadays, virtual consults. ...Read more

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What is the model of psychiatry and mental health services up in canada?

What is the model of psychiatry and mental health services up in canada?

Canadian Psych.: Basically philosophy is same as far as mission & goals. The canadian classification of mental illnesses follows the world health organization classification (icd), whereas the american follows the diagnostic & statistical manual of mental illnesses (dsm). ...Read more

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What to do if teen with mental health issues! desperate!?

What to do if teen with mental health issues! desperate!?

Get help!: You do not have to go it alone. If you think you have issues, why not get some help from a professional. They can help you figure out what is wrong. They will help you find solutions and develop a treatment plan for you. You will need to share with them all the problems you are having you can also speak to a counselor at your school to find the best resources in your community. ...Read more

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Please answer! what services are there for adults who are struggling with mental health?

Several: There are several options available like seeing a psychiatrist, therapist or going to a support group. If you have insurance, you can give them a call and ask for a list of their mental health providers. The phone book should also have a list of services. Nami is good educational/support program here is their link :http://www.Nami.Org/mstemplate.Cfm?Site=nami_oregon. ...Read more

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Where to get teen mental health info?

School, doc, etc: Teen mental health info can be found in a number of places. The school counselor will usually have pamphlets (like on glee) or websites you can use. The american academy of pediatrics has a number of resources and website links to use, and there are online resources like the mayo clinic and johns hopkins that publish information. Plus the cdc has a whole section on this. ...Read more

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How can illegal drugs affect a teen's mental health?

How can illegal drugs affect a teen's mental health?

Depends: Depends on the drugs, the teen, and what the teen is going through in day to day life. Occasional cannabis use, as an example is not likely to greatly tax a teen's mental health, but daily use of cannabis, or any other substance, in increasing amounts can be indicative of great emotional pain, and can be life threatening in some cases. ...Read more

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Can people with poor mental health get a service dog?

Can people with poor mental health get a service dog?

Service dog: Sure, if prescribed by their Psychiatrist as part of their therapy. ...Read more