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SAMHSA, Behavioral Health and the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (Part II) by Health & Human Services Posted Tue 26 Apr 2011 2:47pm By Gretchen Stiers, PhD, HIV/AIDS Policy Lead, Office of Policy, Planning and Innovation, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ( SAMHSA ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Gretchen Stiers, SAMHSA As the HIV/AIDS policy lead at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services ... Read on »
SAMHSA, Behavioral Health and the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (Part I) by Health & Human Services Posted Wed 02 Mar 2011 9:17am By Gretchen Stiers, PhD, HIV/AIDS Policy Lead, Office of Policy, Planning and Innovation, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ( SAMHSA ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Gretchen Stiers, SAMHSA As the recently appointed Federal inter-agency liaison for HIV/AIDS at the S ... Read on »
Promoting Safe and Appropriate Behavior in Public-Part 2: Parenting Strategies That Work by Nicole Beurkens Posted Tue 06 Aug 2013 1:58pm Promoting Safe and Appropriate Behavior in Public-Part 2: Parenting Strategies That Work August 6, 2013 By Nicole Beurkens, PhD The previous article explored the developmental problems that can occur when children in public are placed on leashes as a substitute for developing safe and appropriate behavior.  While there may be a nu ... Read on »
Treating Sundowner's Syndrome: Top 10 Behavior Management Strategies by gilbertGuide Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:34am Although there are countless theories, researchers understand very little about the causes of Sundowner’s Syndrome, a condition often associated with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. As with any other syndrome, it is the signs and symptoms which occur together that characterize the condition. However, the symptoms are different for each individu ... Read on »
Stephen Harper's National Autism Strategy - Here It Is Folks! by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:30am Stephen Harper's response to the autism crisis facing Canada boils down to 2 components, a national autism stakeholders symposium and an autism web site. Yup, that's it. The stakeholders symposium was cancelled because - hold your breath folks - the Government of Canada couldn't find a big enough room in the National Ca ... Read on »
Glenn Thibeault's REAL National Autism Strategy by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Tue 05 Jul 2011 2:04am In the past 36 hours I have criticized CASDA's claims to be advocating for a National Autism Strategy and to be presenting a unified national autism voice.  Lawrie Mawlam of CASDA, a conscientious and courteous individual with whom I have had the privilege of talking in recent months,  has taken some objection to my criticism and I than ... Read on »
A REAL Canadian National Autism Strategy Under A Harper Government? by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Fri 11 Mar 2011 4:53am As I have twice indicated on this blog I was pleased to be invited to attend the Autism Speaks Canada national autism strategy discussion in Banff, Alberta.  Although unable to attend in person I did participate via teleconference and offered my two cents worth on some of the important issues which should be addressed in any national health ca ... Read on »
Mental Strategies Can Curb Arousal Based on Expected Reward by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 12:51pm According to this study, the use of mental strategies, such as relaxation techniques, can decrease the level of physiological arousal associated with an expected reward. That is, our bodies often experience an increase in arousal when we expect some sort of positive outcome or reward. This is not in and of itself a bad thing. However, when the ... Read on »
National Strategy for Suicide Prevention by Christina Thielst Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 21 Sep 2012 12:00am My first COO role was at a large acute psychiatric hospital and it taught me a great deal about suicide and the people who attempt or complete this self destructive act.  Since that time I've learned of a few examples where social and mobile was being applied in behavioral health environments.  One was the military's use of text mess ... Read on »
A Focused Environmental Autism Research Strategy Is Needed by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Tue 29 May 2012 3:31am If you have a child who is severely affected by an autism disorder, whose ability to understand the world is limited, who wanders into dangerous traffic, lakes or rivers,  is prone to seizures or  engages in serious self injurious behavior autism is not just an alternative way of thinking or an opportunity to build a career mouthing em ... Read on »