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As part of PRMS’ ongoing efforts to support the behavioral healthcare community and promote the organizations that work towards this mission, we are pleased to highlight the Southern California Psychiatric Society and its work developing a nine-part, short documentary series featuring psychiatrist members working in the field of minority mental health. With the support of PRMS ...

There’s no complete picture of health without mental health. But while public health organizations address the threat of COVID-19 and other disease threats, a passionate group of volunteer psychiatrists in consultation with the United Nations (UN) is focused on mental health issues across the globe. Over the past four years, PRMS is pleased to have supported the United Nations ...

With the news of the Germanwings co-pilot having been treated for mental health issues, and from what we’re learning as officials continue to investigate the horrific crash, many people are wondering about a patient’s privacy versus a mental health provider’s obligation to warn. There are differences in the standards for making decisions about medical privacy versus public saf ...


The title of this post is shown in quotation marks because it’s exactly how the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the U.S. House Committee on Labor and Commerce styled a hearing held on April 26, 2013. The witness statements and other material submitted to the Subcommittee can be found here. The chair of the subcommittee, Hon. Tim Murphy of the 18th District of Pe ...


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