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How do I get a minor with mental health issues into a residential facility for the help that is needed?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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How do I get a minor with mental health issues into a residential facility for the help that is needed?

RTC for a minor: Being the guardian, you need to get authorization for coverage from your insurance company, then call the rtc admissions department to provide them with the clinical information to arrange for admission to the facility. ...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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How much will i donate to a health clinic for their services?

How much will i donate to a health clinic for their services?

Purse: Your choice, affordability, give on regular basis. ...Read more

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How or from whom do you get a mental health assessment?

How or from whom do you get a mental health assessment?

Several options: Psychiatrists (physicians specializing in mental disorders) are the traditional choice, but clinical psychologists, especially those with a phd or psyd degree, have extensive training as well, and are also trained to administer 'paper & pencil' tests for quantitative assessment of iq, memory, and many other factors. Any mental health professional can begin an assessment though. ...Read more

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Where can you admit yourseld into a mental health facility?

Where can you admit yourseld into a mental health facility?

Finding Help: To gain admission to a mental health facility one must first undergo an evaluation by a mental health care professional. If you are near your primary care physician, make a call. Drive yourself or have someone drive you to your nearest emergency room. If you feel that your life may be in danger dial 911. Emergency services will be summoned very quickly and they can assist in your evaluation. ...Read more

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How can you support a friend with mental health problems?

How can you support a friend with mental health problems?

Get professional: Get professional help, make sure they start working with a therapist and be there to support them as they go through the therapeutic process. You cannot do it alone and neither can they. ...Read more

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What can I do to become a chemical health or mental health counselor?

What can I do to become a chemical health or mental health counselor?

Check state req'mnts: Regulations for credentialing or licensing of counselors of various types varies by state. In addition to licensing as a psychologist or social worker, most states have other licenses or credentials for other types of counselors. ...Read more

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Could they send a child to adult mental health facility?

Could they send a child to adult mental health facility?

I have seen that: Done previously when all child beds at that facility and throughout the state were completely filled. In this situation the child had a one on one watch at all times and was not involved in adult therapy programs on the ward. The parents were aware that this was an unusual situation and gave authorization. It was a safety issue. ...Read more

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How can doctors assess a child's mental health status?

How can doctors assess a child's mental health status?

Child's MH: A Child Psychiatrist obtains thorough history from family or caretakers, performs Mental status exam, and orders further testing such as Psychological testing, to provide provisional diagnosis. ...Read more

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When does someone need a mental health coach?

When does someone need a mental health coach?

Coach or therapist?: Life coaching is a newer approach to helping people change. The distinction is cloudy but psychotherapy is treatment for problems that cause distress or impair you while coaching is for normal people who want to accomplish more. Therapy- medically necessary & covered by insurance. Coaching- optional & paid out of pocket. Coaching follows a sports model. I'm a therapist & I also use coaching. ...Read more

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Want to be psychiatrist. For career project i need a quote from someone in mental health about how to get through school (cost, classes to take, grade?

Want to be psychiatrist. For career project i need a quote from someone in mental health about how to get through school (cost, classes to take, grade?

Psychiatrist: Becoming a psychiatrist requires 4 years of college with excellent grades, being sure to cover basic sciences and liberal arts. Next is completing 4 years of medical school, and then serving a 4 year residency in psychiatry. This includes rotations in general medicine, neurology, etc. You may want to take subspecialty fellowships after this. Board certification requires passing examinations. ...Read more

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How can I pay for home health care and other caregiving services?

How can I pay for home health care and other caregiving services?

Ask your provider: Most health care facilities deal with companies that provide home health care. Although these services have a limitation by most insurances your pcp or health provider could recommend one of these companies if they provide a private service. ...Read more

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How do I find out where can a teenager seek mental health help without parent support?

How do I find out where can a teenager seek mental health help without parent support?

States vary: In whether a teen can consent for mental health. Other options include contacting your local nami (national alliance for mental illness) group nami.Org. During school year- school counselors are also a starting point. Alateen can help if there is family alcoholism http://www.Al-anon.Alateen.Org/how-will-alateen-help-me. However if the teen is suicidal, has a suicide plan, this is an emergency- go. ...Read more

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When should someone go to the hospital for mental health concerns?

When should someone go to the hospital for mental health concerns?

Usually hospitals: admit people for psychiatric reasons if they are suicidal or homicidal, and really mean it, not just use the thoughts to vent. Another common reason is overdose secondary to mental health issues, but here the primary focus is on dealing with physical health, even if O/D was the underlying problem. Lastly, the ER is the go-to place to go when crises occur after normal office hours--for any cause ...Read more

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Does a doctor have more of a responsibility to local public health or global health?

Does a doctor have more of a responsibility to local public health or global health?

INDIVIDUAL HEALTH: First and foremost, then family, friends, neighborhood, town, community, township, state, country, world. ...Read more

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How can you clear your mental health records?

How can you clear your mental health records?

Protected Info: Hippa is the federal agency who's job it is to protect out privacy in healthcare related issues. Hippa has published well defined rules and regulations regarding medical records. Information placed in the medical record can never be removed. One has the right to inspect their records and offer written corrections. The provider may or may not accept the changes. All this becomes part of the record. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i could find access to free mental health services?

Can you tell me how i could find access to free mental health services?

Ning: Locate a local chapter of the national institute of mental health. Or you can call the county's health department for a sliding fee schedule for care. ...Read more

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How harmful for your health is it for a woman's mental health to do porn?

How harmful for your health is it for a woman's mental health to do porn?

Varies, usu not good: Questions like this can only be answered on average. Some women seem untroubled by it, or even find it empowering. However, most find it dehumanizing. And since porn lasts forever, it's always out there as potentially shameful, job- or relationship-destroying. Also, many women in porn were previously abused, & are working out their issues on screen instead of in therapy. A sad business. ...Read more

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How serious does your mental health have to be for hospitalization?

How serious does your mental health have to be for hospitalization?

You have to be : Usually you have to be suicidal/homocidal or have problems caring for yourself to the point where you qualify for grave disability- if that happens, you are hospitalized. Professionals look for certain criteria and then decide to keep you. The decision is based on what is best for you and the long term. ...Read more

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How will going to a psychiatrist help my mental health?

How will going to a psychiatrist help my mental health?

Diagnosis &Treatment: Psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in dealing with psychiatric disorders which involve any changes in mood, thought process, behavior and cognitive functions. The disorders are primarily brain dysfunctions manifest themselves with signs and symptoms like depression, insomnia, or fear and anxiety. ...Read more

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What is fighter flight? My daughter was diagnosed with this at a mental health clinic

Dr. Joseph Jeu Dr. Jeu
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What is fighter flight? My daughter was diagnosed with this at a mental health clinic

I : I think that the phrase you are seeking is "flight or fight". It represents a situation which occurs when people are very afraid or stressed. With the surge of adrenaline, people gey very keyed up and are prepared to fight or run away. This is more of a description, not a diagnosis. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have heard of these depression and mental health clinics for teens- are these actual real places?

I have heard of these depression and mental health clinics for teens- are these actual real places?

Some larger: facilities have Child & adolescent behavioral health clinics. Some child specialists may have similar clinics. Take care. ...Read more

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Is there a relationship between local community and university mental health clinic.?

More resources: University hospital are teaching hospital almost every speciality available .Have more resources for special tests and referral net work and lot more resources and sometime new medication trial etc. ...Read more

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Do you think there be a revival of Occupational therapy in mental health? Nowadays it seems like they function more like PT's in the clinic.

Do you think there be a revival of Occupational therapy in mental health? Nowadays it seems like they function more like PT's in the clinic.

Occupational: therapy is a growing field today. Getting into a college program for it as an OT or OT Assistant is competitive. PTs have their place also but both professions are good. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Are there any women's health clinics around the us?

Are there any women's health clinics around the us?

Women's health syste: This term is usually a marketing term.Most family physicians, internal medicine or ob-gyn care for women's health needs. ...Read more

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How much will i donate to a health clinic for their services?

Purse: Your choice, affordability, give on regular basis. ...Read more

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How much does a clinic charge for tests, and medicine for people without health insurance. ?

How much does a clinic charge for tests, and medicine for people without health insurance. ?

Sliding scale: Many clinics base their fees on your income, or lack thereof. So they use what is called a sliding scale. Just give some clinics a call and find out. Hope this helps you be at peace and healthy. ...Read more

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Can I be tested for bv at a health clinic ?

Depends: Many clinics like planned parenthood or similar centers are set up to address these simple women's health issues. Drop in "episodic care " clinics located in strip malls or similar settings may not. A simple way to know is to call ahead and ask. ...Read more

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Are there any health clinics that check for STDs free?

Yes: Check for available resources in your city. Their community health centers and free clinics that offer such services for poor people. ...Read more

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How frequently do health clinics mix up letters to patients?

Do not know.: Suspect that may have to do with how efficiently run the particular clinic is. ...Read more

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I went to the health clinic and they didn't tell me why i bleed everyday. ?

More info needed: I am afraid there isn't really enough info here to be able to provide you with an informative response. Where are you bleeding from? What work up was done? What specifically would you like to ask? Please clarify & reask question. Take care. ...Read more

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Reiki has many good effect for our body health but it is very difficult to find reiki clinic massage, how to find one?

Reiki has many good effect for our body health but it is very difficult to find reiki clinic massage, how to find one?

If it works for you,: find a reiki master...along with other offerings that sound "on the fringe" on http://www.thumbtack.com/oh/columbus/reiki/. Or http://www.thereikicenter.net/cranioSacralTherapy.html. The intensity of reiki massage is painful to some. If it fits your belief system, you may feel it's beneficial. ...Read more

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I have been to the health clinic nothing was wrong but I'm still bleeding and this been going on for a month in a half.

I have been to the health clinic nothing was wrong but I'm still bleeding and this been going on for a month in a half.

Persistent bleeding: Would consider checking for HCG also consider sonogram to see if fibroids/polyps , and sometimes birth control pills are used to regulate the cycle and reset the pituitary to have regular periods. F/u with doctor /urgent care ...Read more

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Are there any free health clinics in ca for those who don't have health insurance and don't qualify for free health care?

Are there any free health clinics in ca for those who don't have health insurance and don't qualify for free health care?

Yes there are.: Check this website: http://www.Needymeds.Org/free_clinics.Taf?_function=list;state=ca check this: http://www.Freemedicalsearch.Org/sta/california. ...Read more

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Where can I get an endoscopy and how much would it cost? I do not have health insurance. What kind of clinics provides this kind of service and how much would it cost?

You need: To see either a gastroenterologist or colon and rectal surgeon, who will perform the test. As to cost you may be able to negotiate a reduced fee or a payment plan with the doctor and the facility where it is performed. Sometime a county hospital system if available may be able to help defray the cost. ...Read more

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Community health centers vs. Private practice abortion clinics?

Community health centers vs. Private practice abortion clinics?

? of funding: Check into the availability of community health clinic and whether they are funded to provide therapeutic abortion. ...Read more

Clinics (Definition)

Clinics are sites that provide outpatient medical care ...Read more