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Turning to telemedicine for prisoners' mental health treatment

Turning to telemedicine for prisoners' mental health treatment

By Rachel Z. Arndt  |  January 06, 2018

Just as rural populations are turning to telemedicine, so too are state correctional systems. They're using the technology not only for the physical health of the incarcerated but for mental health as well.

Gwinnett invests $2.9 million to address psychiatric boarding

Gwinnett invests $2.9 million to address psychiatric boarding

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  December 11, 2017

Gwinnett Medical Center's new unit dedicated to holding psychiatric patients that visit its emergency department is taking an innovative approach to a problem hospitals across the country continue to face.

Accessing behavioral health through primary care

Accessing behavioral health through primary care

By Rachel Z. Arndt  |  November 25, 2017

Primary-care providers write most of the antidepressant prescriptions in the U.S., but these providers may have “limited” training in mental health treatment. Arun Gupta is giving primary-care providers and their patients access to mental health resources.

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