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Mental Health: Education, Prevention, and Administration

    Results: 11

  • Clinical Trials (2)
    LT-1530

    Clinical Trials

    LT-1530

    Observational and interventional research studies conducted with human volunteers that seek answers to specific questions that relate to the causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and/or management of diseases, disabilities or other related conditions. Clinical trials may be conducted by government health agencies, researchers affiliated with a hospital or university medical program, independent researchers or private industry; and test the efficacy of new drugs, new combinations of existing drugs, new dose schedules and routes of administration, and new ways of integrating multiple treatment modalities. They may also assess new screening tests, evaluate the application of new diagnostic tests in choosing treatment regimens, evaluate supportive care methods, test the safety and effectiveness of medical devices, teach lifestyle changes or investigate options for improving the quality of life for people who have serious medical conditions. Clinical trials are conducted according to a protocol which describes the types of patients who may enter the study, schedules of tests and procedures, drugs, dosages, and length of study, as well as the outcomes that will be measured. For some patients, clinical research trials represent an avenue for receiving promising new therapies that would not otherwise be available. Included are programs that maintain lists of currently available clinical trials and refer patients who want to become volunteers as well as the research projects themselves.
  • Condition Specific Mental Health Information/Education (42)
    RR-5150.1500

    Condition Specific Mental Health Information/Education

    RR-5150.1500

    Programs that provide information through a variety of channels that improves the public's understanding of a particular mental disorder or issue such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder; the risk factors and signs associated with the disorder; screening/diagnostic procedures; treatment and/or management options; the results of the latest research regarding the issue or condition; and general information about strategies that family members and friends can employ to support a loved one with the condition and cope with the impact of the situation on their own lives.
  • Early Intervention for Mental Illness (6)
    RR-1800

    Early Intervention for Mental Illness

    RR-1800

    Programs that identify and provide treatment for individuals whose personal condition and social experiences could potentially produce mental, emotional or social dysfunctions with the objective of preventing their development; or which conduct general screening efforts to identify and treat children who have emerging problems to ensure the best possible prognosis.
  • General Mental Health Information/Education (17)
    RR-5150.2500

    General Mental Health Information/Education

    RR-5150.2500

    Programs that improve the public's understanding of mental health and mental illness and help people make choices which promote personal mental health, take advantage of opportunities for early detection, develop an awareness of available treatment options and support their ability to deal with mental health problems when they arise. General mental health information/education programs provide information about a wide variety of mental health related diagnoses rather than specializing in a particular area; and may develop and disseminate materials whose objective is to dispel misconceptions about the nature of mental illness, marshal support for people who have a psychiatric disability or behavioral issue and help to remove the stigma that is often associated with mental illness.
  • Health Facility Licensing (2)
    DF-4500.2000-300

    Health Facility Licensing

    DF-4500.2000-300

    Programs that establish and enforce health, safety and program standards for health care and mental health facilities, review applications for licenses, issue or deny licenses, inspect facilities for compliance with requirements and revoke licenses or bring disciplinary action for noncompliance. Included are programs that provide licensing for general acute care hospitals, acute psychiatric hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities, home health agencies, personal care agencies, hospice facilities, employer/employee clinics, rehabilitation clinics, community clinics, surgical clinics, and chronic dialysis clinics.
  • Legislative Advocacy for Mental Health Issues (25)
    FP-0500.4500 * YZ-5000

    Legislative Advocacy for Mental Health Issues

    FP-0500.4500 * YZ-5000

    Programs that attempt to influence the introduction or review of pending bills, ordinances or administrative rulings with the objective of having an impact on the passage or defeat of such legislation or its content. Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of mental health/mental illness.
  • Mental Health Facility Complaints (7)
    DD-1500.5830

    Mental Health Facility Complaints

    DD-1500.5830

    Programs that accept and, where possible, attempt to resolve complaints regarding the licensing, incompetence of staff, cleanliness and safety of facilities, treatment of patients, quality of care, excessive fees, unethical, improper or unprofessional conduct of personnel or other inappropriate business practices of inpatient or residential facilities for people who have substantive mental, emotional or social problems.
  • Mental Health Information/Education for Youth (16)
    RR-5150 * YB-9500

    Mental Health Information/Education for Youth

    RR-5150 * YB-9500

    Programs that provide information through a variety of channels that improves the public's understanding of mental health and mental illness; the nature, etiology, diagnosis and treatment or management of specific mental disorders; and strategies for reducing the incidence of problems where possible. Mental health education programs help people make informed decisions about matters that affect their personal mental health and that of others. They inform the public of the risk factors and signs of mental health problems, encourage people to take advantage of early detection programs, help people modify behaviors that compromise their own mental health and provide support for family members and friends who are coping with mental illness or other mental health issues that have affected a loved one. Individuals who are younger than age 18.
  • Mental Health Practitioner Associations (15)
    TN-5500

    Mental Health Practitioner Associations

    TN-5500

    Organizations whose members are hypnotists, therapists or other mental health professionals who have affiliated for the purpose of promoting mutual interests, participating in mental health seminars and conferences, networking with their peers, subscribing to mental health journals and other publications, and taking advantage of other opportunities for continuing professional development. Many mental health associations set standards which relate to the qualifications and performance of members, may accept and investigate complaints from the public regarding the practices of members, may assist members who are having difficulty with their employers, may maintain referral services through which residents who require counseling are referred to members, and may act as advocates for the recipients of their services and for desired social change.
  • Mental Health Related Prevention Programs (18)
    RR-5150.5000

    Mental Health Related Prevention Programs

    RR-5150.5000

    Programs that attempt to reduce the incidence of specific types of mental health issues such as problem gambling, suicidal feelings, sexual addiction, shopping addiction or cluttering through a variety of educational interventions in situations where prevention is a realistic option. The programs help people understand the nature of the problem, the impact of the issue on the lives of individuals and families, the risk factors and warning signs, and sources of treatment and support that are available in the community. Included may be printed materials, videos or websites that address the subject and presentations in schools and agencies and to family groups as well as information campaigns that are intended for the community at large.
  • Professional Skills Development Support for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Occupations (5)
    TP-6650 * YO-5000

    Professional Skills Development Support for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Occupations

    TP-6650 * YO-5000

    Programs that offer workshops or other forms of training or support that help executive staff, managers, supervisors and line staff in nonprofit organizations, small businesses or other types of agencies or consultants who work with these organizations develop the skills they need to function more effectively in the workplace. Individuals whose occupations are concerned with helping people deal with psychological, emotional and social problems or providing support for individuals who have an alcohol or drug use disorder.