The Horror, The Horror

Written by Amanda Barnabe and Jen M. Padron The first line of treatment in US psychiatric care is the prescription of psychotropic medications to an effected individual exhibiting mental diversity symptomology entailing behavioral and/or physical medically descriptive treatment. The symptoms and prescribed diagnosis, according to the Diagnostic Statistical Manual’s (DSM-5, 2016) symptomology of “Serious Mental Illness”Continue reading “The Horror, The Horror”

ACMHA COLLEGE FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PEER LEADERSHIP INTEREST GROUP (PLIG) RELEASES NATIONAL TOOLKIT TODAY

NYAPRS Note: Our ACMHA Peer Leaders Interest Group is very pleased to share this Peer Services Toolkit which is the result of numerous discussions amongst our members and research by primary author Patrick Hendry that were funded by a grant from Optum. It’s our hope both peer service leaders, states and new payers alike willContinue reading “ACMHA COLLEGE FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PEER LEADERSHIP INTEREST GROUP (PLIG) RELEASES NATIONAL TOOLKIT TODAY”

Mental Health Weekly Volume 24, Number 24-25 2014

        Thank you Valarie Canady, Mental Health Weekly, Wiley Periodicals, Inc., for the great two (2) part articles, “Peers propose national lived experience workforce development model” and “Peer leadership development webinar moves career agenda forward” in the Mental Health Weekly Volume 24, Number 24-25, 2014.

WHITE PAPER: US PEER LEADERSHIP AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

White Paper US Peer Leadership and Workforce Development  NACBHDD Newsletter February 2014 Hardin, P., Padron, J., (2014). Ed., Dr. Ron Manderscheid; White Paper: US Peer Leadership & Workforce Development Thanks to the following individuals for their subject matter expertise and assistance in the writing and resourcing for this paper: Steve Harrington | Sharon Kuehn |DaleContinue reading “WHITE PAPER: US PEER LEADERSHIP AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT”