Category: Research Studies

Protecting Firefighter Mental Health with the CAT-MH®

A firefighter’s job is rarely easy: from risking their lives to save people or infrastructure and working to keep the public safe, firefighters also routinely engage with death, dying, and violence. This work is critical and culturally celebrated, and yet, it comes with a side that is often left undiscussed. Firefighters have significantly higher rates…
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Folic Acid and Suicide Attempt

Study Suggests Folic Acid as a Suicide Prevention Tool Folic Acid, otherwise known as Vitamin B9, is most commonly used to treat anemia caused by folate deficiency or as a supplement utilized by pregnant women to reduce risk of neural tube defects. A recent study by University of Chicago Blum-Riese Professor Robert Gibbons and colleagues found…
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Patient Portal CAT-MH® Screening

Highlighting the PORTAL-Depression CAT-MH® Screening Trial As of 2020, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) estimated only 66% of adults and 41.6% of adolescents (source) with a major depressive episode had received any form of treatment for their depression in the last year. Recognizing this landscape and the challenges that Americans are facing, Melissa Franco…
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