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posted: 01/18/2011

Booklet available in English and Spanish that contains an information of costs involved in cancer treatment and care as well as specific strategies and resources.

posted: 05/07/2009

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid official booklet on diabetes care coverage, as well as health care tips and sources of additional information

posted: 01/21/2011

Mental Health America is a leading advocacy organization addressing the full spectrum of mental and substance use conditions and their effects.  MHA has news, information on medications, affiliate links and much more.

posted: 01/20/2011

The Mental Health Archive library of UMPC, a healthcare system in Pennsylvania.

posted: 01/21/2011

NAMI is a leader in advocating for individuals with mental health challenges and a great source of information on understanding and assisting individuals with mental illness.

posted: 05/10/2009

This discussion with a pharmacist examines issues related to medication adherence in patients with schizophrenia.

posted: 05/10/2009

This booklet provides concrete strategies for mental health consumers working on their recovery and stability.  It was funded by the Center for Mental Health Services, a part of the federal Department of Health and Human Services.

posted: 01/18/2011

Database of government programs and national organizations that provide financial assistance to cancer patients.

posted: 07/10/2011

The first of two issue briefs from the CDC and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD).  This issue brief reviews existing data and lays the foundation for understanding key issues related to mental health in adults over 50. The second brief will focus on depression, an important and
emerging public health issue.

posted: 03/07/2011

A flexible evidence-based approach to treating depression in the primary care setting, the IMPACT model has been implemented in a range of settings, with documented improvements in depression, physical and mental health, and quality of life.

This powerpoint presentation was part of a webinar hosted by the California Improvement Network.  The presenters were:

  • Jürgen Unützer, professor and vice chair, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, who developed the IMPACT model; with
  • Rita Haverkamp, clinical nurse specialist, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, and
  • Marty Adelman, mental health program coordinator, San Diego Council of Community Clinics, who are using the approach. 

 
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