Collaborative Care with Mental Health

If you or a loved one has sought out mental health services recently, you are painfully aware of the long wait times to see a mental health professional. Depending on the resources in a particular area people can wait from weeks to months before seeing someone. For some the wait is too long which leads […] Read More

The Importance of Checking In

It’s no surprise that people rely on each other to get through the day. We’re social beings and we benefit when we’re nice to each other — when is the last time someone made your day a little easier? The last time someone held the door open for you, the last barista to give you […] Read More

Homelessness and Mental Health

According to the Treatment Advocacy Center, one in 30 American adults experiences a chronic mental health diagnosis. This includes but is not limited to: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression. “A Bed Instead” is an initiative currently being undertaken by the Treatment Advocacy Center, which seeks to support greater access to inpatient mental health beds for […] Read More

Have Yourself a Self-Care Staycation

Summertime usually means vacation for most people; traveling to a certain destination. But there are times when vacation might not be an option, due to finances, scheduling and other reasons. This is where a “staycation” comes in. A staycation is when one still takes time off, but doesn’t leave the area, hence the “stay” part. […] Read More

Fighting Summer Boredom

Summer is in full swing, and for most people that means a bit of a lifestyle change. Whether your own schedule shifts, or you’re helping manage others, you may need to come up with a few ideas to fight summer boredom before it sets in. Whether or not summer camp is an option, there are […] Read More

Chatbots and Mental Health Care

When the term chatbot is mentioned, the first thing that might come to mind are virtual assistants, such as Siri and Alexa, that live on most smart devices. Both chatbots and virtual assistants use artificial intelligence to do their job, but there are still differences between the two. According to a 2018 Forbes article, a […] Read More

The Benefits of Therapeutic Writing

When you were younger, did you keep a journal of everything that was going on in your life and your feelings about it? Turns out, research shows that this is a habit you should keep throughout your life. Journals, logs, questionnaires and prompts are used as tools to help patients with trauma and stress. Life […] Read More

Importance of Work/Life Balance

Finding a balance between your personal and professional life can be challenging for a variety of reasons. Constant access to emails that never seem to slow down; pressure to work long hours in the hopes of getting that big raise or promotion; and not wanting to let down our co-workers make it hard to preserve […] Read More

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