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Technology and Mental Health: Advantages of a Tech-Enabled Psychiatric Practice

Technology and Mental Health: Advantages of a Tech-Enabled Psychiatric Practice

October 26, 2021

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Insights
Technological advances have led to a significant transformation in the healthcare industry, further accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. These advancements have led to better clinical outcomes, which is why clinicians of all kinds are taking advantage of technology-enabled care. Tech-enabled care includes telehealth, telemedicine, mHealth, digital health, and eHealth services.  While the integration of digital […]
Covid-Related Anxiety in Children & Adolescents: How Parents Can Help

Covid-Related Anxiety in Children & Adolescents: How Parents Can Help

September 9, 2021

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With many schools returning to in-person learning this fall, there has been a lot of talk about the high levels of stress and anxiety in children and adolescents. While the COVID-19 pandemic has been emotionally challenging for many of us, children and teens may have experienced its effects more acutely due to the uncertainty and […]
Grounding Techniques: 10 Short-Term Strategies for Coping with Anxiety

Grounding Techniques: 10 Short-Term Strategies for Coping with Anxiety

August 25, 2021

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Education, Insights
Grounding techniques are designed to help a person cope with traumatic memories or strong emotions and can be used to pull your attention away from painful emotions so that you can focus on the present moment. Of course, anyone can use grounding techniques as a tool to help calm distressing feelings, but they’re especially beneficial […]
Working to End Mental Health Stigma in BIPOC Communities

Working to End Mental Health Stigma in BIPOC Communities

July 29, 2021

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Education, Insights
July is Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) Mental Health Month, an initiative developed by Mental Health America to increase public awareness of mental illness, especially among BIPOC communities. Especially now, we must recognize that marginalized, oppressed, and disenfranchised persons experience unique concerns, traumas, stress, obstacles, and challenges due to historical experiences, cultural differences, and […]
How Talkiatry is Improving Access to Mental Health Services in Today’s Psychiatrist Shortage

How Talkiatry is Improving Access to Mental Health Services in Today’s Psychiatrist Shortage

July 28, 2021

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Taking care of one’s physical and mental health has become more critical than ever. Together, a reduced stigma associated with seeking mental health services and an increase in mental health needs and demands triggered by the pandemic has highlighted a serious problem: the United States is experiencing a psychiatrist shortage. To this point, in a […]
Cannabis Use and It’s Effects on Mood Disorders

Cannabis Use and It’s Effects on Mood Disorders

July 13, 2021

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Cannabis is currently fully legal in 19 states, with many others in different phases of legislation. However, it is important to focus on the impact that cannabis has on its users. This is especially so in the case of users who experience mental health disorders. Individuals with mood and anxiety disorders have higher rates of […]

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