PRMS "Gives a Hoot!"

As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Eunice Yuen, MD, PhD in New Haven, CT to be featured as our guest blogger this month. An accomplished psychiatry fellow at the Yale Child Study Center, who works with young adults, adolescents, children and their families, has been named the first recipient of a PRMS-endowed fellowship in collaboration with ...

As a psychiatrist at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, Dr. Sonal Harneja, MD, often worked with people having their first psychotic episode. Much of her work involved reducing the stigma surrounding mental illness and educating patients and their families about the causes, symptoms, prognosis and potential treatments. “It can be incredibly scary for them and their famili ...

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The Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians (TSPP) has created the TSPP Resident-Fellow Member Travel Scholarship Fund, helping to cover part of the travel costs residents face while attending meetings hosted by TSPP. This initiative will kick into action once $5,000 is raised. TSPP is seeking voluntary donations from members. When the TSPP Resident-Fellow Member Travel Schola ...

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On behalf of everyone at PRMS, we wish you a wonderful holiday season and a new year full of good health and much happiness. We appreciate the opportunity to be of service to you. In recognition of the commitment and care you provide your patients and to say “thank you,” we will once again make donations to charities that focus on mental healthcare. This year we will continu ...

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Have you heard of an organization called Kraftlove? Kraftlove is a nonprofit that provides creative crafting kits to hospitalized children facing a variety of illnesses and challenges mainly around the Washington DC area. In the three years of box distribution, 2,700 boxes have been assembled and delivered to children. Anhvinh Wright explains the theme of the 2018 fall proje ...

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  When PRMS implemented the “Refer a Colleague” program in 2013, we hoped it would grow into a mutually beneficial initiative or as we sometimes describe it, when altruism and capitalism join forces.  Over the last five years, we have donated nearly $13,000 to 65 mental health organizations. The program is steadily our number one source for new business with over 500 recommend ...

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Make no mistake, religion and spirituality can help some people struggling with mental health conditions and often plays a big role in recovery. Inclusive and welcoming congregations often have outreach programs for people with mental health conditions or mental health ministries. But some – particularly in the South – view mental illness as a moral failing. In its 50th annive ...

We would like to take a moment to shine a light on a mental health foundation PRMS contributes to and the important work they are doing to promote mental health. The Maryland Foundation for Psychiatry, Inc. (Foundation) works both to educate the public about mental health issues and also with psychiatrists to broaden their contributions to the welfare of psychiatric patients. ...

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On behalf of the PRMS team, we wish you a joyful holiday season and a new year full of good health and much happiness. We appreciate the opportunity to be of service to our clients and the behavioral healthcare community. In recognition of the commitment and care psychiatrists provide their patients and to say “thank you,” we will once again make donations to four charities ...

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Limited access to mental health care has far-reaching implications for children and adolescents with psychiatric illnesses or family dysfunction. Left untreated, mental illness in young people can lead to problems at school, at home and with peers, as well as changes in appetite or sleep and social withdrawal or self-destructive behavior. PRMS recognizes this problem and as pa ...

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