2022 California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies (CBHA) Conference

Complete Care Integration: You Can Lead a Patient to the Doctor…

Every moment of a medical appointment is crucial to the wellbeing of an individual challenged by mental illness and treated with psychotropic medication. It is an opportunity to educate and intervene at the earliest possible stage, or to anticipate and alleviate issues that have already begun. For...

Stigma and Recovery: New Approaches to Old Challenges

Thomas R. Insel, MD stated, “Psychiatry is the only part of medicine where there is actually greater stigma for receiving treatment for these illnesses than for having them” (Insel, NIMH Report 2006). There are many aspects to the stigma surrounding mental illness. It manifests itself as a...