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Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

Prescott, M. (2006).  Managing mental illness in the dialysis treatment environment: a team approach.  Nephrology New & Issues, pgs 32-41.
www.kidney.org/professionals/CNSW/pdf/NNI12-06-Depression.pdf

Family Focus: Mental Health www.kidney.org/patients/pdf/ff_su05.pdf

National Institute of Mental Health: Provides articles and educational information on depression and other mental illnesses
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/
  
Mental Health America (formerly known as the National Mental Health Association): Provides information on how to improve mental health in older adults, youth and families as well as education on different mental disorders and treatments
http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/go/may

SUICIDE ARTICLES/ PREVENTION/ ASSESSMENTS

Cohen, L.M., et al (2002). Depression and suicidal ideation in patients who discontinue the life-support treatment of dialysis.  Psychosomatic Medicine 64:889-896.
http://www.psychosomaticmedicine.org/cgi/content/full/64/6/889 (PDF)    

Kurella, M., et al (2005).  Suicide in the United States End-Stage Renal Disease Program.   Journal of American Society Nephrology 16: 774-781.
http://jasn.asnjournals.org/cgi/content/full/16/3/774 (PDF)

Gliatto, M.F. & Rai, A.K., (1999).  Evaluation and Treatment of Patients with Suicidal Ideation.  The American Academy of Family of Physicians 59:6.
http://www.aafp.org/afp/990315ap/1500.html

CEU ONLINE COURSE

Holding the Lifeline, A Guide to Suicide Prevention                                                 

The National Association of Social Workers offers 4 continuing education credit hours for successfully completing the course

http://pathwayscourses.samhsa.gov/suicide/suicide_intro_pg1.htm

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