Essays Tagged: "mental health services"

Argument for the 5150 involuntary treatment laws.

. That's part of what freedom is." (qtd. in Smith)Of course, people are free to be wise and unwise, mentally healthy and unhealthy. Although our United States government suggests that people may be fr ... people may be free to be mentally unhealthy, laws of involuntary treatment, such as the California Mental Health Services Act, may revoke the freedom to be mentally ill. Our laws provide two reasons ...

(10 pages) 101 1 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Pot: The reason and the limit

oof that pot is most common among our youth and young adults is provided by The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, as they state that the average age of new marijuana users in ...

(5 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Nursing practice.

ursing process in the form of the initial assessment interview. The client had been referred to the mental health services by his consultant and social worker, in order to continue his care in the com ... hether the community health care team could actually meet Daveys' needs in turn. Section 117 of the Mental Health Act (1983) states that there must be provision for the discharged client until the mul ...

(8 pages) 646 2 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

History of Mental Health in America

rom Europe at the turn of the nineteenth century, representing the first of the reform movements in mental health services in the United States (U of T Library). The first reformers, including Dorothe ... U of T Library). The first reformers, including Dorothea Dix and Horace Mann imported the idea that mental illness could be treated by moving the individual to an asylum to receive a mix of somatic an ...

(6 pages) 297 2 4.9 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Job Analysis of Behavioral Health Case Manager

ase ManagerAs a Behavioral Health Case Manager, I am responsible for providing individual and group mental health services in a therapeutic environment. Services include direct skills training for cli ... eatment interventions. The overall job objective is to assist in individualizing services for adult mental clients requiring comprehensive, structured, therapeutic services designed to provide rehabil ...

(5 pages) 186 1 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

A look at adolescent anxiety

or an anxiety disorder is the degree to which the person is anxious. According to the United States Mental Health Services, anxiety disorders are the most common or frequently occurring mental disorde ... urring mental disorders. Despite this fact, anxiety disorders represent one of the least understood mental health problems of childhood and adolescence (Costello & Angold, 1995). Anxiety has been ...

(9 pages) 98 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Self-Medication Hypothesis

to appraise Khantzian's (1985) hypothesis relating to the relationship between substance misuse and mental illness. It is well reported that psychoactive substances generally have a negative effect on ... ns which will be explored within this piece of work.We know that substance abuse among those with a mental illness is a common occurrence and it is said to be one of the biggest challenges faced by me ...

(9 pages) 79 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Aggression In Adolescents

1995). The prevalence of aggression significantly augments the overall cost of child and adolescent mental health services. It is highly associated with psychosocial, behavioral, and academic impairme ... elines to help clinicians distinguish pathological from non-pathological aggression, ignores developmental issues, and ignores the environmental context in which aggressive behavior occurs (Richters, ...

(5 pages) 66 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Writing A Persuasive Request

January 28, 2002 4300 Sunset Drive Des Moines, IA 57232 Mr. Larry Hodges, Founder Sansford Mental Health Services 9008 Highway 52 South Spring Green, WI 53567 Dear Mr. Hodges Subject: Program ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


INTRODUCTION:The aim of this paper is to examine contemporary mental health issues amongst HIV positive people, as well as show an understanding of the present an ... practice to demonstrate an understanding of the policy and politics involved in current and future mental health practice in the United Kingdom.The document will also be looking at collaborative prac ... both primary and secondary care in both the private and voluntary sector.EVIDENCE BASE PRACTICE AND MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION:Four major policy perspectives have been drawn to attention by Palmer and Sh ...

(18 pages) 267 0 3.6 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Chemical Abuse by Children and Adolescents

from the onset of puberty to young adulthood. It signals the end of childhood and brings on developmental changes throughout the mind and body. (Psychology, 7th edition Lester A. Lefton, p369) It is ... of Chemical Dependency), and (Psychology 7th ed.), reports and studies by (SAMHSA -Substance Abuse Mental Health Services of America, web site.) it is this stage of life when a person might experimen ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Prescription Drug Abuse: This Isn't What the Doctor Ordered

ir lives. "The 2002 National Survey on dug use and health is conducted by the subsistence abuse and mental health services administration. This year, its findings include that current illicit drug use ... the attention of the authorities.The FDA, Federal Drug Association, and SAMSHA, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, are trying to help stop the growing number of people addicted ...

(16 pages) 104 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Reminiscence Therapy

Reminiscence Therapy With Older People With Mental Health ProblemsContents1.Introduction2.The Vision3.Underlying Principles4.Policy Context5.Dem ... rpose of this study proposal is to offer a vision, framework and scheduled agenda for the growth of mental health services for older people through Reminiscence therapy. Reminiscence, as a prearranged ... Arean, P. & Miranda, 2005, 153-160).If we analyzed then we come to know that the Older Peoples' Mental Health Strategy Group be familiar with that planning on a multi-agency basis is necessary as ...

(15 pages) 115 0 1.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Political Environment Case Study Analysis

rcent and was projected to rise substantially in the future. In addition, funds for social welfare, mental health services, and state police were being limited. Recognizing this set of contingencies, ... 008).Also, legislatures may voice support for, or opposition to agency programs or practices. Governmental bodies may interfere with the routine operations of an agency as well as define the agency's ...

(3 pages) 93 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Mental Health Parity Act

In September 2007, the United States Senate collectively passed the Mental Health Parity Act (MPHA) of 2007. If the Act passes, it will ensure that private health insur ... 7. If the Act passes, it will ensure that private health insurance plans provide equal coverage for mental health as it would for physical health. In which case, insurers cannot establish different fi ... for physical health. In which case, insurers cannot establish different financial requirements for mental health, such as deductibles, co-pays, annual and lifetime limits. Thus, health plans will no ...

(8 pages) 95 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Exploring Ways of Involving Service Users

INTRODUCTIONThis essay will identify and explore ways in which service users are involved in mental health services, a brief history will precede a more detailed focus on three separate areas o ... e and its relevance to future practice.Recognition of the importance of service user involvement in mental health care is possibly at a higher level now than it ever has been, the National Service Fra ...

(14 pages) 71 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Article Review: Everyone Must Not Get Stoned

w: Everyone Must Not Get StonedProblem Outlined in the ArticleThe United States Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) conducted a workplace drug abuse survey on 14 differe ...

(2 pages) 31 1 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Online Therapy Paper

University of Phoenix/BSHS352Many sites now offer mental health services over the Net. No online interaction is a substitute for a face-to-face intera ... nrich their knowledge about online counseling, clinical supervision and the impact of technology on mental health. Topics and issues of interest extend to internet and cybersex addictions, gaming, vir ... ng "This service is not appropriate if you are experiencing suicidal thoughts, suffer from a severe mental illness, are in crisis or are under 18 years of age".Benefits of Online Counseling can be fle ...

(4 pages) 67 0 3.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

PTSD: Shortage of Services for Vets

s deployed from the time this war was declared.2 Of those 1.4 million, 36% are expected to look for mental health services within one year of returning from combat.3 Mental health issues such as PTSD ... t priority. The government and the Department of Veterans Affairs are incapable of providing enough mental health services for the escalating number of veterans who are in need, and in lieu of this di ...

(9 pages) 66 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The Man in the Grey Flannel Suit

ion. As a public relations officer in a television based company, Tom Rath's job is to get national mental health services approved by a group of physicians. The novel is considered one of the best wr ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers