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Definitions of 'person-centered planning' vary between health plans and mental health agencies - Crain's Detroit Business (blog)

Ask any mental health expert what the main difference is between how Medicaid HMOs and community mental health organizations create patient treatment plans and you will get one answer: person-centered planning. I heard this again and again in my ...and more »

What Happens When Major Companies Take Mental Health Seriously - Huffington Post

Matthew Shaw was working as a journalist in London in 2014 when he experienced a bout of depression on the job. He realized that the resources available to him and his colleagues weren't necessarily addressing their needs, and many people felt they had ...and more »

Mental Health Awareness Week: Half Of Brits Regret Not Investing In Relationships That Could Help Them - Huffington Post UK

Having strong relationships with friends and family can improve our mental health and wellbeing, yet many Brits are failing to make those vital connections with others. A report from the Mental Health Foundation has found that nearly half of Brits (46 ...and more »

Family doctors fear a mental health scandal waiting to happen - The Guardian

Between 2010 and 2014, the number of girls aged between 10 and 14 admitted to hospital for self-harming in England increased by 93%. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA. Mental health · Opinion. Family doctors fear a mental health scandal waiting to happen ...and more »

Increased Demand for Campus Mental Health Services Reveals Growing Awareness, Need for More Resources - GoodCall News (blog)

Mental health awareness month was instituted sixty-seven years ago to shine a light on a problem that even then affected untold numbers of Americans. Today, a steadily growing number of those people are college students, some of who are no longer ...and more »

Michigan debates integrating physical, mental health systems - Crain's Detroit Business

The state of Michigan is debating whether to integrate two separate systems that generally get good marks for quality — Medicaid's physical and behavioral health services. Michigan is at a crossroads for how it delivers physical and behavioral health ...and more »

May Is Mental Health Awareness Month: Here's What You Can Do To Spread Awareness And Get Involved - Tech Times

May 2016 marks the 67th time the United States has observed Mental Health Awareness Month. It has been more than six decades of steps forward in the public perception of mental illness, but the White House and Mental Health America are encouraging ...and more »

How to manage mental health: the music industry's new priority - The Guardian

This year's Mental Health Awareness Week has placed a special focus on relationships. Here Fiona McGugan, general manager of the Music Manager's Forum, reports on the increasingly vital role of the emotionally responsible manager in the industry ...and more »

Michigan still fine tuning Medicaid mental health system - Crain's Detroit Business

President John F. Kennedy started the mental health deinstitutionalization ball rolling early in 1963 before his assassination later that year by a man, Lee Harvey Oswald, who some believe had an untreated mental illness. Kennedy's signing of the ...and more »

Growing number of states experiment with integrating medical, mental health services - Crain's Detroit Business

More than 30 states have moved to integrate physical health and behavioral health services, as Michigan is now debating. States want to lower costs, reduce service duplication and improve care coordination and quality for their residents. Special ...and more »