Despite the wide availability of effective treatments for depression and a growing effort nationwide to detect and begin treating depression during primary care visits, only about one-third of individuals newly diagnosed with depression start treatment.
Despite a growing openness toward mental health issues and conditions, stigma and misperceptions still exist that may prevent people from speaking up and getting help. That's according to results of a new national consumer poll released today by Kaiser Permanente as part of its national public health awareness effort, "Find Your Words."
Depression, burnout and even suicide are surprisingly common among medical students and physicians. The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine is working to reverse that trend by building a culture of well-being from the ground up.
SEATTLE – Kaiser Permanente Washington is making available a free online continuing medical education course to train health care providers in suicide prevention. The training program helps providers comply with...
For Mental Health Month, Kaiser Permanente profiles three mental health professionals who help raise awareness about the importance of mental health, help fight stigma, and provide support and education for those in need of help.
Kaiser Permanente’s “Find Your Words” public health awareness campaign focuses on TV, radio and online messages that talk about depression in an honest and inspiring way. Coinciding with the start of National Mental Health Month, the campaign launches Monday, May 1.