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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

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Bilingual Services (Definition)

Bilingual services are provided by trained translators to help facilitate communication between a physician and a patient who does not speak English well. The translator may either translate for the patient and physician in person, or translate through a telephone service. Such service ensures that the patient is well-informed about his/her health, and that the physician is receiving ...Read more


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What does the dept of health and social services do?

What does the dept of health and social services do?

Http://www.hhs.gov/: The department of health and human services (hhs) is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves. ...Read more

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What are essential public health services?

What are essential public health services?

There are ten: The ten essential public health services provide the framework for the nphpsp. Because the strength of a public health system rests on its capacity to effectively deliver the ten essential public health services, the nphpsp instruments health systems assess how well they perform them. As too little space here to list: see http://www.Apha.Org/programs/standards/performancestandardsprogram/resexxen. ...Read more

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What are the ten essential public health services?

From the CDC:: Monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems. Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community. Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues. Mobilize community partnerships and action to identify and solve health problems. Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts. Enforce laws and regulations. ...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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Could there be a demand for mental health services for deaf people?

Absolutely yes: Yes. Deaf culture is a culture that is often overlooked, contains unwritten rules like other cultures, and requires culturally empathic individuals that can assist with various mental health conditions. Check put gallaudet university in dc to see what i mean. Good luck! ...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 tests are gived to pregnant women by the health service to ensure that they are healthy?

What tests are gived to pregnant women by the health service to ensure that they are healthy?

There are many!: There is labwork checked at different stages of the pregnancy. The main purpose to make sure you are not anemic, and that there are no diseases, infections or conditions that could affect the pregnancy. You also receive ultrasounds to make sure the baby is growing appropriately. If medications need to be prescribed or if you have preexisting conditions, additional testing may be warranted. ...Read more

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Any suggestions for social anxiety? I don't have health insurance and i've been on a wait list for free mental health services since may 2012.

Any suggestions for social anxiety? I don't have health insurance and i've been on a wait list for free mental health services since may 2012.

Consider: Consider getting on another free clinic's wait list. Over a year is too long to be waiting. Call them back and complain. There are self help groups, which could be a resource. You would have to really push yourself to go despite your social anxiety, but it would be worth it. People at a self help group may know of other free clinics or other resources in your community. Good luck and let us know. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Asian American Health (Definition)

Asian-American health relates to the health care of Asian-Americans, as well as to health issues ...Read more