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Could you have a service animal if you have mental health problems?

Could you have a service animal if you have mental health problems?

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

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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Is it possible to have a service animal if you have mental health problems?

Is it possible to have a service animal if you have mental health problems?

Yes: It is called an emotional support animal, usually a dog. Not everywhere is accepted, but a certificate from your dr may help you gain access in places not normally accepting animals. ...Read more

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What are some beneficial mental health services?

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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

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

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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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

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Help me please? . I've heard of mental health service dogs. Can anybody can tell me more about them?

PTSD: People with mental health problems, especially PTSD, can often get dogs as support pets. Of course, you and your doc would have to document a need. ...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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Does insurance usually cover mental health services?

Does insurance usually cover mental health services?

Insurance: Insurance programs usually tend to have built in mental health benefits. And if they do not, the person should immediately look into finding better insurance! ...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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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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Where can I find affordable mental health services in my area of miami beach?

Where can I find affordable mental health services in my area of miami beach?

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

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Mental health: if asked "why commit myself? Should I commit myself?, " how do you explain why commitment to mental health services is important?

Mental health: if asked "why commit myself? Should I commit myself?, " how do you explain why commitment to mental health services is important?

Please specify: Are you asking about committing someone into a psychiatric care facility or are you asking about mental health professional's commitment to the field of mental health? Please specify. ...Read more

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Is developmental/behavioral pediatrics a form of mental health service?

Yes: If your child has a developmental, learning, or behavioral problem, a developmental-behavioral pediatrician has the training and expertise to evaluate and care for your child. Developmental-behavioral pediatricians possess training and experience to consider, in their assessments and treatments, the medical and psychosocial aspects of children’s developmental and behavioral problems. ...Read more

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Does your service treat children that already have diagnosis and medication history for mental health and seizures?

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 more

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Need to do mental health evaluation recommended by the court. Any free service in clearwater? Unemployed, no money.

Need to do mental health evaluation recommended by the court. Any free service in clearwater? Unemployed, no money.

Clearwater: You can try contacting your county mental health department, but it is pretty unlikely they will do court-mandated evaluation for free. ...Read more

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Need to know about substance abuse and mental health services?

Need to know about substance abuse and mental health services?

12 step programs: If you are in massachusetts you can come to my office on fridays. You can find help in 12 step programs. http://nami. Org/ - national alliance for mentally ill would have resources you can find out about. ...Read more