Tag: Mental Health

Speakers Announced for Upcoming SHU Law Behavioral Health Conference

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Speakers Announced for Upcoming SHU Law Behavioral Health Conference
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Here’s the flyer for another great, free conference here at Seton Hall Law. This one will be held February 6th and will focus on insurance coverage of mental health and substance abuse treatment.

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Transplants and the Dilemma of Increased Suicide Risk

Filed in Health Law by on April 29, 2013 0 Comments
Transplants and the Dilemma of Increased Suicide Risk
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Bone marrow transplant recipients have been found to commit suicide at more than twice the rate of the general population, according to a recent European study. With a sample of almost 300,000 bone marrow transplant recipients, the rate of suicide was 21 per 100,000 people, as compared with 9 per 100,000 in the general population.[1] […]

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John Denver v. Cynicism

Filed in Uncategorized by on February 18, 2013 1 Comment
John Denver v. Cynicism
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We live longer now but I don’t know that we live demonstrably better. Perhaps as a testament to my devotion, I bought tickets and brought my girlfriend to see John Denver w/band at the Best Buy theater in Manhattan. She’s a fan; I could not be described as such. The band was live, John Denver […]

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Mental Health Update: Expanding Services, But Limiting Access

Filed in Medicaid, Mental Health by on February 6, 2013 3 Comments
Mental Health Update: Expanding Services, But Limiting Access
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As I mentioned here last month, government leaders are turning their attention to mental health issues — focusing on diagnosis and access to treatment, in particular — in the wake of the horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut in December.  Even though it remains unclear whether or not the shooter suffered […]

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Newtown’s Impact on Mental Health Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act

Filed in Health Law, Mental Health by on January 23, 2013 0 Comments
Newtown’s Impact on Mental Health Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act
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In response to the jarring and horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. on Dec. 14, Pres. Obama signed a number of executive orders last week, flanked by schoolchildren and Vice Pres. Biden.  The official investigation into the contributing factors and details surrounding the mass shooting continues, but much of the public […]

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