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Ohio Medicaid seeks company to oversee treatment of children with complex mental health issues

Oct 29, 2020 By Laura Hancock Cleveland.com https://www.cleveland.com/open/2020/10/ohio-medicaid-seeks-company-to-oversee-treatment-of-children-with-complex-mental-health-issues.html For thousands of Ohio parents, treatment of their children’s complicated mental health and developmental issues is so expensive that they must relinquish … Read more

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Ohio rolls out service to match patients with beds in psychiatric facilities

November 11, 2020 By Laura Lovett Mobi Health News https://www.mobihealthnews.com/news/ohio-rolls-out-service-matchup-patients-beds-psychiatric-facilities The state of Ohio is aiming to speed up the process of matching patients with behavioral needs to inpatient psychiatric … Read more

When You Have an Anxiety Disorder, Courage Is Subjective

Nov 4, 3030 By Gina Perkins https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/November-2020/When-You-Have-an-Anxiety-Disorder-Courage-Is-Subjective “I’m dying. Right here on this sidewalk. Alone. I’m going to die.” That was the narrative running through my mind during my first … Read more

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During Open Enrollment, Be Sure To Review Your Health Plan Options

11/2/2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/During-Open-Enrollment-Be-Sure-to-Review-Your-Health-Plan-Options Nov. 1st began the annual enrollment period to get health insurance. If you don’t have health insurance, or you need to renew your plan, make time to … Read more

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First responders urgently push for PTSD coverage at Ohio state capitol

October 6, 2020 By Sara Goldenberg Cleveland 19 https://www.cleveland19.com/2020/10/06/first-responders-urgently-push-ptsd-coverage-ohio-state-capitol/ CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – First responders are sounding the alarm at the state capitol, pushing for post-traumatic stress disorder coverage with … Read more

National Mental Illness Week: How to manage depression, anxiety amid the COVID-19 pandemic

October 5, 2020 WKYC https://www.wkyc.com/article/news/health/national-mental-illness-week-how-to-manage-depression-anxiety-amid-the-covid-19-pandemic/95-17cf065a-4956-4b86-868f-4babc370d6e6 This week is National Mental Illness Week. The number of people experiencing anxiety and depression has increased during the pandemic. Dr. Sherli Ratner a Clinical … Read more

Join NAMI this Mental Illness Awareness Week to Raise the Voices of Lived Experience

Oct 5, 2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Press-Media/Press-Releases/2020/Join-NAMI-this-Mental-Illness-Awareness-Week-to-Raise-the-Voices-of-Lived-Experience Arlington, VA – This year we’ve seen the numbers of Americans impacted by mental health conditions on the rise as a result of the pandemic and more … Read more

5 Things I Wish My Loved Ones Knew About Dissociation

Oct 6, 2020 By Allie Cotterman NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/October-2020/5-Things-I-Wish-My-Loved-Ones-Knew-About-Dissociation Have you ever been driving and suddenly realized you didn’t remember the last ten minutes of your drive? Have you ever been … Read more