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This guide has been produced by health care and suicide prevention experts working with the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance). In this guide, we: Describe why improving...  Read More
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Suicide Treatments

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Suicide is reaching epidemic proportions, with over 44,000 deaths by suicide in the US, and 800,000 worldwide in 2015. This, despite research and development of evidence-based interventions that target suicidal...  Read More
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To change health-related public norms and behaviors, public health organizations often partner with communication scientists. Health-related behavior is influenced by a range of structural, social, and psychological factors, which include...  Read More
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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) prioritizes suicidal behavior and other self-directed violence as the primary treatment targets, and has been demonstrated to reduce self-directed violence in clinical trials. These two paper...  Read More
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Underage drinking is an important public health issue for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) adolescents, as it is for U. S. teens of all ethnicities. One of the demonstrated...  Read More
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Improving the lives of people with mental and substance use disorders has been a priority in the United States for more than 50 years. The Community Mental Health Act of...  Read More
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Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), the most ubiquitous mental health problem in children, has been associated with poor self-esteem. Psychosocial interventions have aimed to improve self-esteem among this group, with the...  Read More
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Trauma-informed approaches, and trauma informed care emerged partly in response to research demonstrating that trauma is widespread across society, that it is highly correlated with mental health and that this...  Read More
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Regulating emotions, refraining from impulsive maladaptive behavior, and communicating effectively are considered primary treatment needs among jail inmates. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT; Linehan, 1993a) skills address these deficits and have...  Read More
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This systematic review uses current methods to update a report published in 2013 that evaluated psychological and pharmacological treatments of adults with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This review focuses on...  Read More
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Delayed Sleep-Wake Phase Disorder (DSWPD) is characterised by sleep initiation insomnia when attempting sleep at conventional times and difficulty waking at the required time for daytime commitments. Although there are...  Read More
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Marijuana is the most widely used illicit substance in those diagnosed with bipolar I disorder. However, there is conflicting evidence as to whether marijuana may alleviate or exacerbate mood symptomatology....  Read More
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This SAMHSA webinar introduces definitions and tools for increasing health care providers’ skills in recognizing at-risk housing situations. The presentation also talks about resources to address housing concerns. This course...  Read More
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In this SAMHSA video, the presenters provide insights into housing instability and considerations in regard to both rural and urban environments. The presentation includes definitions of homelessness as well as...  Read More
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Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a structured outpatient treatment developed by Dr Marsha Linehan for the treatment of borderline personality disorder (BPD). Dialectical behavior therapy is based on cognitive- behavioral...  Read More
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Major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder are among the most commonly diagnosed mental illnesses in Canada; both are associated with a high societal and economic burden. Treatment for major...  Read More
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Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a severe mental illness that is associated with low quality of life, low psychosocial functioning, and high societal costs. Treatments for BPD have improved in...  Read More
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Despite research documenting a relationship between social anxiety and perfectionism, very little research has examined the relationship between social anxiety and clinical perfectionism, defined as the combination of high personal...  Read More
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Schema therapy (ST) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) have both shown to be effective treatment methods especially for borderline personality disorder. Both, ST and DBT, have their roots in cognitive...  Read More
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Pilot study of treatment for adolescents with bipolar disorder receiving dialectical behavior therapy versus treatment as usual. Study measured changes in mania, depression, suicidal ideation, suicide attempts, and non-suicidal self-injury....  Read More
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