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Mental Health Service Delivery
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Service dog: Sure, if prescribed by their Psychiatrist as part of their therapy. ...Read more
It is more likely to: Qualify as an emotional support animal. Ada does not deem an emotional security animal to be a working service dog.Emotional support animals are not restricted by species (dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, miniature pig, monkey, snake, hedgehog, rat, mouse, bird, etc. Emotional support animal prescription letters must be signed by licensed mental health profession. ...Read more
Please clarify: What kind of help do you need? ...Read more
Yes: A number of assessments are provided. Men & women involved in combat are likely to present differently when they first return vice later in time. It is critical that mental health services be readily available (from properly trained providers) when & if these service members need / desire them. Unfortunately, I have found that many service people don't seek care until they are in really bad shape ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help me please?. I've heard of mental health service dogs. Can anybody can tell me more about them?
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
Does your service treat children that already have diagnosis and medication history for mental health and seizures?
Wrong site: The public Healthtap site is an information center. We do not diagnose or treat any medical condition. That disclaimer is provided within the site materials.There is a separate paid concierge service called Healthtap Prime that offers some services when they can reasonably be done online.Check site details for information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Mental health sevice: I was able to do a search and found these two mental health centers that offer a sliding scale. http://www.miamibeachhealth.org/ douglas gardens community mental health center, inc. 1680 meridian ave suite 501 miami beach, fl 33139 (305) 531-5341 this link may also be helpful: http://www.Namiofmiami.Org/. ...Read more
Mental health: if asked "why commit myself? Should I commit myself?, " how do you explain why commitment to mental health services is important?
Need to do mental health evaluation recommended by the court. Any free service in clearwater? Unemployed, no money.
Ask this group: Here is an organization helping to meet the mental health needs of undocumented immigrant youth. They may have some resources for you http://undocuhealth.Org/. ...Read more
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
A healthy smile is one in which the teeth, supporting gum/bone tissues, and facial drape, are free from infection or damage, are stable, functional, and esthetic. If your smile does not meet these criteria please see a competent General Dentist for treatment and/or referral to the appropriate dental specialists. Seek quality ...Read more
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