Monthly Archives: March 2012

New International Link: Psychosocial Rehabilitation Canada

Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR) Réadaptation Psychosociale (RPS) Canada is an association of individuals and organizations committed to the provision and growth of psychosocial rehabilitation services to support the recovery of persons with serious mental health issues. It came into being when … Continue reading

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New Article: What Is Recovery?

“I’m a recovering [fill in the blank].” The word “recovery” is so much in the press these days. Long associated with the addictions movement, recovery is used today to describe almost any form of personal progress from challenging circumstances. The … Continue reading

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New Link: National Implementation Research Network (NIRN)

All in the maelstrom of mental illness are entitled to the best possible care. What determines “best possible” is now ever increasing, thanks to the growth of evidence-based practices. But the dissemination of evidence-based practices in the behavioral health sector … Continue reading

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New Article: The Tragedy of Too Little Care

The administration of antipsychotic medications is a matter of finesse. It takes time for the medications to have their desired effects. They should always be titrated carefully. And yet, hospitalization policy rushes a process that needs more time. Those hospitalized … Continue reading

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