Audience: Clinicians

The Balanced Mind Parent Network Delivers Answers and Hope

CHICAGO, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Balanced Mind Parent Network’s “Bringing Hope Home” luncheon on April 19 featured expert speakers and powerful personal stories about the life-saving importance of educating and empowering parents raising children with mood disorders.

Save the Date: April Luncheon on the Effects of Bullying

Mark your calendars for an informative event addressing bullying and the emotional distress it can cause on children and families. You will hear insights from two speakers who are recognized for their knowledge and experience with bullying, children's education and mental health research. 

School Staff Can Aid Treatment of Psychotic Children

School Staff Can Aid Treatment of Psychotic Children

"Family and school intervention programs can emphasize psychoeducation, the need to identify warning signs, stress management techniques, the importance of attributing maladaptive behavior to the illness rather than to "bad behaviors" or "laziness," communication skills training, and the reduction of high expressed emotion, the researchers noted."

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Deep Brain Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Depression and Bipolar Disorder

A research study with the aim of assessing  the efficacy and safety of subcallosal cingulate Deep Brain Stimulation in patients with Treatment-Resistant Depression with either major depressive disorder (MDD) or bipolar II disorder (BP).

A Psychoeducational Approach to Family Therapy: Comparing 3 Models

The Balanced Mind Parent Network is committed to providing parents with current information about treatments and resources that have a proven track record of success.  To learn more we sat down individually with three leading clinicians who are pioneering the charge to include your entire family in therapy.  While the approaches differ in some important respects, they all share the common goal of working with kids with bipolar disorder in an inclusive family context.  Learning about these approaches to therapy will provide parents with the information they need to seek the treatment approach that best suites the needs of their child and their family.

A Psychoeducational Approach to Family Therapy: Comparing 3 Models

The Balanced Mind Parent Network is committed to providing parents with current information about treatments and resources that have a proven track record of success.  To learn more we sat down individually with three leading clinicians who are pioneering the charge to include your entire family in therapy.  While the approaches differ in some important respects, they all share the common goal of working with kids with bipolar disorder in an inclusive family context.  Learning about these approaches to therapy will provide parents with the information they need to seek the treatment approach that best suites the needs of their child and their family.

The Balanced Mind Parent Network 2010 Form 990

The Balanced Mind Parent Network 2010 Form 990

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ADHD IN 2011: Update on Research, Medication Treatment, and Diagnostic Controversies

F. Xavier Castellanos, M.D., PGRC Institue for Pediatric Neuroscience, New York University Langone Medical Center, 215 Lexington Avenue, 14th Floor, New York, NY, 10016-6023

Objectives: This Institue will present a range of perspectives relevant to child and adolescent psychiatrists assessing and treating challenging patiens with ADHD.

Advances in Treatment: Implications for Clincial Practice

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ADVANCES IN TREATMENT: IMPLICATIONS FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE

Karen Dineen Wagner, M.D., Ph.D., University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dept. of Psych. & Behavioral Sciences, 301 University Blvd., Galveston, TX, 77555-0188

Bring Change 2 Mind on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

The Balanced Mind Parent Network's partner, Bring Change 2 Mind, a non-profit organization working to eliminate the stigma of mental illness, has exciting news to share with you.

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