Racial and ethnic differences in behavioral health, criminal legal system involvement, and service needs among mental health court participants: Implications for service delivery

Racial and ethnic differences in behavioral health, criminal legal system involvement, and service needs among mental health court participants: Implications for service delivery

This article was originally published here Psychol Serv. 2022 May 12. doi: 10.1037/ser0000669. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT Mental Health Courts (MHCs), an alternative to incarceration, aim to address behavioral health, social needs, and criminal recidivism and serve many adults with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder (COD). Despite the growth in MHCs, little … Read more

The power of massive databases and trials to unlock precision medicine

The power of massive databases and trials to unlock precision medicine

The goal of reaching an era of individualized precision medicine will first require a closer look at the broader population. The big pictures: Large clinical trials and massive databases of de-identified genetic and other health information — sometimes from generations of populations — are offering scientists and doctors data to decipher why certain individuals have … Read more

Pregnancy-related deaths climbed in pandemic’s first year

Pregnancy-related deaths climbed in pandemic’s first year

Pregnancy-related deaths for US mothers climbed higher in the pandemic’s first year By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer February 23, 2022, 5:13 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article Pregnancy-related deaths for US mothers climbed higher in the pandemic’s first year, continuing a decades-long trend that disproportionately affects Black people, … Read more