Clinician's Corner Blog
A PHCoE blog series written by leaders, clinicians and experts on current topics of interest for psychological health care providers in the Military Health System.
Embedded Mental Health Care Providers Break Down Barriers to Care
Embedded Mental Health Care Providers Break Down Barriers to CareFebruary 5, 2018
Since the late 1990s, military mental health care providers have been routinely embedded into expeditionary units for the purpose of recognizing signs of problems early, fostering prevention and early intervention efforts, increasing access to care, and making military units more comfortable with the idea of seeking mental health care. The movement to embed mental health assets has accelerated in recent years, building on previous successes.
Intro to Data: Using Geographic Location to Enhance Data Visualizations of Mental Health Prevalence in the Military Health System
Intro to Data: Using Geographic Location to Enhance Data Visualizations of Mental Health Prevalence in the Military Health SystemJanuary 29, 2018
If you’re following our “Intro to Data” blog series, you know we’ve covered understanding “big data,” examples of big data in the Military Health System (MHS), and moving from data to knowledge and wisdom.
inTransition: Learn How To Enroll Service Members into the Program
inTransition: Learn How To Enroll Service Members into the ProgramJanuary 22, 2018
inTransition is a free, voluntary program for service members and veterans with psychological health concerns. The program bridges the gap between health care systems and providers through 24/7 telephone support from trained coaches (read more in our last blog). Transferring patients to a new provider or health care system can be easy — with help.
Providers: Help Service Members Stay in Mental Health Treatment Across Settings With Free DoD Program
Providers: Help Service Members Stay in Mental Health Treatment Across Settings With Free DoD ProgramJanuary 16, 2018
Did you know that every time you have an active-duty member who is moving, you can get assistance in finding them a mental health care provider at their new duty station?
Did you know there is a formal program, staffed by credentialed providers who will ensure a smooth transition and provide call backs to encourage service members or new veterans to follow up with scheduled appointments?
Did you know it’s free and easy?
Military Providers: Use a New Year's Resolution Checklist to Help Your Patients Ensure Long-term Success!
Military Providers: Use a New Year's Resolution Checklist to Help Your Patients Ensure Long-term Success!January 8, 2018
Have you heard that 80 percent of people do not follow through with their New Year’s resolutions? This popular statistic can be traced back to research by Norcross and colleagues who found that only 19 percent of people were able to maintain their resolutions over a two year period. It is no secret that habit change is challenging.
The views expressed in Clinician's Corner blogs are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Psychological Health Center of Excellence or Department of Defense.