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Trump says US should build more mental health institutions to combat gun violence

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the SNHU Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire, August 15, 2019. Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump says the U.S. should begin building more mental health institutions to combat the nation’s ongoing gun violence. Speaking to reporters before a campaign rally in New… Read More »

Blaming mass shootings on mental illness is ‘inaccurate’ and ‘stigmatizing,’ experts say

“We must reform our mental health laws to better identify mentally disturbed individuals who may commit acts of violence and make sure those people not only get treatment but when necessary involuntary confinement,” Trump said during a public address on Monday. “Mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger, not the gun.” Yet mental health experts,… Read More »

Medical Clinics of North America: Focus on Women’s Mental Health

The July edition of the Medical Clinics of North America focuses on Women’s Mental Health.  Editors Susan G. Kornstein and Anita Clayton have put together a great collection of articles from experts in our field.     Update on Reproductive Rights and Women’s Mental Health. Stotland NL.  Med Clin North Am. 2019 Jul;103(4):751-766.   Update on… Read More »

Mental health patients insured by marketplace health plan less likely to receive a medical appointment

Among adults with mental health needs, those covered by Medicare or employer-sponsored health insurance have greater access to medical treatment, less out-of-pocket cost and are more likely to receive care than those seeking an appointment through an Affordable Care Act marketplace-sponsored plan, according to findings from researchers at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health.… Read More »