PRMS "Gives a Hoot!"

As Mental Health Month draws to a close, it is important to collectively reflect on the significance of mental health. At PRMS, we think it is also the perfect time to highlight the mental health foundations PRMS contributes to and the important work they are doing to promote mental health. But first, a little more about Mental Health Month. Since 1949, Mental Health America ( ...

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Overcast skies and chilly temperature didn’t dampen the spirits of dedicated mental health providers who took part in a recent National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Walk in New York City and Long Island. They came together to help raise funds to support mental health and to work to stamp out the stigma people affected by mental illness face. PRMS supported teams from the ...

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A growing cadre of senior psychiatrists with a wealth of knowledge about their profession has ambitious plans to keep on giving by sharing their decades of experience with younger colleagues and by helping other senior psychiatrists navigate unique challenges as they and their practices age. PRMS recently pledged its support for Senior Psychiatrists, Inc. headed by President N ...

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The holiday season is in full force, and PRMS is getting into the spirit by making contributions to a trio of charitable groups that work tirelessly to help foster and promote good mental health. Instead of sending holiday cards or gifts, PRMS, which manages a medical malpractice professional liability insurance program for psychiatrists, is continuing its tradition of makin ...

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  As vulnerable Arlington County families gather together for Thanksgiving dinner this week, many of their plates will include beans and rice packaged by PRMS.  PRMS employees got into the holiday spirit recently by taking time out from their schedules to carefully package 1,600-one pound bags of beans and rice for the Arlington Food Assistance Center, a food bank providing ...

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What a difference a few months make for Kraftlove Inc., a nonprofit that provides creative crafting kits to hospitalized children facing a variety of illnesses and challenges. When Kraftlove was launched earlier this year, PRMS was proud to help provide funding and volunteer support for the unique crafting-for-a-cause program. Since then, it has really taken off. We are deli ...

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Psychiatric wounds of war can run deep. Veterans often struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), depression and substance  use.  Training to identify, treat or refer veterans for help and to better understand military culture is critical. That is why PRMS recently provided  support for the New York State Psychiatric Association’s (NYS ...

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Today is National Depression Screening Day. This is the 25th anniversary of this yearly event, created by Screening for Mental Health (SMH), an organization founded by Dr. Douglas Jacobs. The organization hopes to create a world where mental health is viewed and treated with the same gravity as physical health, and depression screening helps make that vision a reality. Facts ...

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As the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Suicide Prevention Awareness Month marches on in September, we would like to shine the spotlight on a very important and heartbreaking issue – suicide among those who have served our country. Military service members and veterans face many stressors reintegrating into the world they left behind. They may struggle with money, f ...

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Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death for Americans and a very real professional liability risk for psychiatrists working with patients. September is National Suicide Prevention Month, which makes the tragic and important topic of suicide all the more timely. PRMS is committed to helping clinicians deal with this very sad and real patient safety risk by offering risk man ...

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