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Team care for teen depression is found cost-effective

– Dr. Ludman describes how collaborative care pays off for adolescents who have depression.

Dr. Ludman describes how collaborative care pays off for adolescents who have depression by Evette J. Ludman, PhD, senior research associate at Group Health Research Institute, a…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/sep/team-care-teen-depression-found-cost-effective/

What makes GHRI a great workplace? Altruism

– Dr. Eric B. Larson sees parallels between a David Brooks New York Times commentary and the Group Health mission and work culture.

While bicycling in Iceland, Dr. Eric Larson takes time off to contemplate altruism, empathy and workplace culture. Photo by Dr. Eric Olsen.  Dr. Eric B. Larson sees parallels betwe…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/sep/what-makes-ghri-great-workplace-altruism/

Cara Lewis brings mental health implementation expertise to GHRI

– Dr. Lewis joins the MacColl Center to work on making community mental health care more effective, efficient, and accessible.

Dr. Cara C. Lewis. Photo by Indiana University.   Dr. Lewis joins the MacColl Center to work on making community mental health care more effective, efficient, and accessible. C…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/aug/cara-lewis-brings-mental-health-implementation-expertise-ghri/

Is the secret to reducing suicide coded in The Runaway Bunny?

– Dr. Greg Simon sees similarities between a beloved children’s book and a study on persistent outreach to people at risk for suicide.

Dr. Greg Simon sees similarities between a beloved children’s book and a study on persistent outreach to people at risk for suicide. by Greg Simon, MD, MPH, Group Health psychiat…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/july/secret-reducing-suicide-coded-runaway-bunny/

Can precision medicine break the chain of mental health co-misery?

– Mental health research excels at linking bad experiences to poor outcomes, writes Dr. Greg Simon. Here’s how to focus on recovery and resilience instead.

Mental health research excels at linking bad experiences to poor outcomes, writes Dr. Greg Simon. Here’s how to focus on recovery and resilience instead. by Greg Simon, MD, MPH, …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/may/can-precision-medicine-break-chain-mental-health-co-misery/

Superman vs. Mighty Mouse? For suicide prevention, all super heroes are welcome

– People struggling for survival don’t need research that pits antidepressants against psychotherapy, writes Dr. Greg Simon. They just need to get care that works for them.

People struggling for survival don’t need research that pits antidepressants against psychotherapy, writes Dr. Greg Simon. They just need to get care that works for them. By Greg…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/april/depression-treatment/

Memoirs offer insiders’ view of mental health care

– Virginia Immanuel recommends two books with firsthand testimony about our nation’s mental health care system.

Virginia Immanuel recommends two books with firsthand testimony about our nation’s mental health care system  Loud in the House of Myself: Memoir of a Strange Girl by Stacy Persh…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/jan-2016/insiders-view-our-mental-health-care-system/

How we think can affect how we feel

– Cognitive behavioral therapy and a study on women's perceptions about fractures shows the importance of how we think.

Cognitive behavioral therapy and a study on women's perceptions about fractures shows the importance of how we think by Salene Jones, PhD, research associate at Group Health Rese…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/oct-2015/how-we-think-can-affect-how-we-feel/

Chronically depressed people find hope with self-management support

– Dr. Evette Ludman reflects on the Stride trial that she led with Group Health and Swedish Medical Center patients with chronic depression.

Dr. Evette Ludman reflects on the Stride trial that she led with Group Health and Swedish Medical Center patients with chronic depression. By Evette J. Ludman, PhD, a senior rese…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/08/news-release-chronically-depressed-people-find-hope-self-management-support/

GHRI teamwork leads to a Facebook suicide-prevention tool

– The Now Matters Now team is making it easier to reach out to people thinking of suicide.

Photo via Huffington Post: Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images Featured video Now Matters Now YouTube, 2:50   The Now Matters Now team is making it easier to reach out…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/ghri-teamwork-leads-facebook-suicide-prevention-tool/

GHRI mourns the loss of Dr. Wayne Katon

– A pioneer in developing team-based health care, Dr. Katon led research at UW and Group Health that improved depression care for millions worldwide.

A pioneer in developing team-based health care, Dr. Katon led research at UW and Group Health that improved depression care for millions worldwide Group Health Research Institute …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/ghri-mourns-loss-dr-wayne-katon/