Mental Health

The Pharmacy Times® Mental Health resource center provides a home where metal health experts and pharmacists can meet to learn about the latest clinical news from the field. With articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content, this is a one-stop shop for folks in both professions.

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As medication experts, pharmacists can use their knowledge regarding drug-drug interactions to help providers select more appropriate medications for patients right from the start.
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Patients diagnosed with depression need a team of clinicians to provide support and encouragement. For pharmacists, this translates into a need to provide counseling that addresses a patient’s daily challenges, ability to seek and escalate treatment, and capacity to remain adherent.
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Genomind is expanding its mental health genetic testing services with the addition of Genomind Professional PGx Express, which provides a more focused report and set of services to enhance the preexisting mental health genetic test.
 
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Pharmacy and public health associations have released statements following the recent shootings in California, Texas, and Ohio, and some are discussing what actions they can take to prevent further gun-related injury and death.
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Researchers find anticholinergic drugs may cause vascular dementia.
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Many health systems are still unaware of the role of a psychiatric pharmacist provider. Tera Moore, PharmD, discusses strategies for increasing awareness.
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Continuing education for administration of long-acting injectable antipsychotic medications.
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Washington State University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Studies is teaching students to recognize patients who need intervention to help save lives.
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Tera Moore, PharmD, National Program Manager, VA Pharmacy Benefits Management office, explains the benefits of psychiatric pharmacist providers for patients and interprofessional practice.
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Tera Moore, PharmD, discusses key strategies for successfully integrating psychiatric pharmacist providers in mental healthcare teams.
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Tera Moore, National Program Manager with the VA Pharmacy Benefits Management Clinical Pharmacy Practice Office, discusses the role that psychiatric pharmacist providers play in their patients' mental health management.
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Expanded mental health care at HIV clinics across the United States could help in reaching the goal of viral suppression among 90% of the population.