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.

  • Connecting to Psychological Health Care Resources During COVID-19 June 1, 2020

    A friendly reminder for the military community: the Psychological Health Resource Center (PHRC) is available to provide information on psychological health, connections to psychological health care, and access to community resources during COVID-19. The COVID-19 pandemic, and its impact on our daily lives and routines, may trigger interpersonal conflicts between family members and friends, increase feelings of anxiety or depression, or cause lost connections with psychological health care providers.

  • New Resources for Assessment and Management of Suicide Risk Toolkit May 29, 2020

    One thing I’ve learned from this Mental Health Awareness Month is that we all #NeedALittleHelp sometimes. During these unprecedented times, many of us are seeking online resources to help us take care of those we love and others under our care. For those who have loved ones or patients struggling with suicidal thoughts and feelings, this may be an especially stressful time when resources and support are needed most.

  • Writing and Talking about Mental Health: Do’s and Don’ts to Reduce Stigma May 26, 2020

    Stigma remains a significant barrier to seeking mental health care in the military. While DoD strives to address and reduce stigma through programs and policies, there’s a way that we can all do our part to challenge the stigma associated with mental health – through our words.

  • inTransition: Supporting Brigs and Correctional Facilities May 18, 2020

    inTransition has been serving America’s service members and veterans for more than 10 years. It’s a free, voluntary, and confidential program that assists ANY service member or veteran in obtaining psychological health care, usually when they are transitioning between health care systems.

  • How Can Patients Access the Behavioral Health Consultant? May 11, 2020

    “Many of my primary care patients would benefit from seeing our clinic’s behavioral health consultant (BHC). What’s the best way for my patients to access the BHC?

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