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Suicide: Rising Menace and Prevention

The World Health  Organization [WHO] estimates that each year about one million people die from suicide, a figure equivalent to someone dying of suicide every 40  seconds. It is not a malady confined to old age in fact rates among young people have increased to such an extent that suicide is now one of the […]

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Depression

Depression: A Known Issue with a Solution

Depression (major depressive disorder) is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think, and how you act.  Fortunately,  it is also treatable. Depression causes feelings of sadness and/or a  loss of interest in activities once enjoyed. It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems […]

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Mental Health

Telepsychiatry: A Best-Kept Secret?

Telepsychiatry services quickly reached the mainstream. There a few telepsychiatry platforms being used and continue to need psychiatrists as providers and beta-testers for their web-based telepsychiatry platforms.  I found the best practice to be a 1-stop application that saves you time and money without sacrificing the safe and effective delivery of quality care. Whether you […]