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Why ultrasound imaging may be the future of neurological treatments

December 11, 2018

Credit: University of New Mexico After decades of medical dramas filling our TV screens, the figure of a technician wielding an ultrasound wand is so prolific, it’s easily called to mind. Even if you’ve never needed an internal abdominal exam, the steps are familiar: The clear, cool gel on the belly; the pressing of a more »

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To Treat Eating Disorders, It Sometimes Takes Two

Lauren and Brandon Hill prepare a lasagna dinner in their Wilmington, N.C., home; the couple now have a child, something they never could have imagined before Ms. Hill was treated for an eating disorder. Credit Eamon Queeney for The New York Times Romantic partners of someone with an eating disorder often want to help, but simply more »

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How To Be Supportive Of Your Partner With Mental Illness

Being in a relationship with someone you love can be beautiful. It can also be difficult, as you face the hurdles of everyday life. But if your partner struggles with mental illness, those issues can become much more intense for both of you. Understanding the needs of someone with mental illness is challenging. And you more »

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NAMI Excited With New Opportunities To Improve Medicaid Mental Health Care

Secretary Alex Azar, U.S. Health & Human Services, announced that the Administration will allow states to apply for Medicaid waivers to pay for mental health treatment in inpatient settings known as IMDs, or institutions of mental disease.  Historically, Medicaid has not paid for treatment in these settings for most adults. While this policy was intended to more »

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