July’s Minority Mental Health Awareness Month! To celebrate, we’re exploring Native American culture, mental health, and how providers can meet their unique needs.
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July is Minority Mental Health Month! It’s the perfect time to explore culture and how providers can deliver top-notch culturally competent care.
July’s Minority Mental Health Awareness Month! To celebrate, we’re exploring Latin American culture and how providers can meet their unique needs.
Men’s mental health statistics are heartbreaking. Learn about the factors that play into them and why so many struggle in silence.
May is Mental Health Month, and to celebrate, we’re exploring schizophrenia, a condition that affects 1 in every 100 people.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month! To celebrate, we’re taking a deep dive into bipolar disorder, a condition that millions of people grapple with across the globe.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and an excellent time to take a deep dive into anxiety, something that affects millions of Americans every year.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and an excellent time to take a deep dive into depression, something that’s affecting a growing number of Americans right now.
Every 40 seconds someone takes their life by suicide. Learn how to support someone who is struggling.
Suicide impacts 180 million Americans each year. Empower yourself with the tools to support someone who is struggling.
Learn the warning signs of suicide and how to help someone struggling.
Learn how to practice culturally sensitive social work with minority populations.
Supporting those who are struggling can be hard. If this is something that doesn’t come naturally to you, have no fear! We have a few tips to help you out!
Learn more about the intimate link between trauma and ritualized compulsive comfort-seeking, aka addiction.
If you’ve been wondering what that confusing, painful ache in your chest is, it might very well be grief. For those that are struggling, we’ve got five tips to help you move through those heavy feelings.
In the United States, 1 in 5 children will be sexually assaulted before their eighteenth birthday. April is Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Awareness Month— the perfect time to educate yourself on this critical topic.
This crafty self-esteem activity is the perfect tool to use with children who are struggling.
This Anger Volcano helps children identify personal signs of anger and coping strategies.
Helena Care Manager, Hayley Blevins, Gives Tips on How to Build Rapport With Families in Clinical Social Services
Being able to build rapport with the youth and families we serve is critical and has a huge impact on their recovery. Due to stigma and poverty, many our families are marginalized in their communities and are in extra need of our support.
While rewarding, human services can be hard work. Learn more about self-care so that you can better serve those who need you!
Psychotherapy.net - by Lawrence Rubin, PhD, ABPP Among my varied clinical and clinically-related roles, I supervise master’s level counseling interns who are training in a variety of settings, from alternative schools to psychiatric hospitals. In our group supervision...
What video-chat therapy sessions offer that in-person visits don't. The Atlantic - Joseph Burgo As I prepare for my first session of the day, I settle down at my computer, log on to my Skype account, and review the completed questionnaire emailed to me by a...
Laura Radniecki - June 5, 2018 The Worry Jar is a technique for people, especially children, who suffer from worry and anxiety. It helps kids identify, name and release their worries. The idea behind the Worry Jar is simple: 1. Write your worries down on little slips...
As a professional, engaging teens can be hard. Learn some great tips and tricks to make the whole process a little easier.
Cuts and stretched services are affecting the mental health of carers in the sector, with many too ashamed to seek help. The Guardian- March 22, 2017 by Emily Reynolds Understanding around mental health is improving: campaigns such as Time To Change have drawn public...
Psychotherapy Networker - October 1, 2012 by Janet Sasson Edgette "How do I get her to talk about her feelings?" asks Jean, a counseling intern about to meet 13-year-old Hannah for an initial appointment. "I'm not sure what to say to her." Hannah will be the first...
May 19, 2013- Marina Williams- http://marinawilliamslmhc.com/2013/05/19/8-tips-for-avoiding-therapist-burn-out/ Therapist burn-out is a major problem in our field. As therapists, we give until it hurts. And hurts it does. There are studies revealing that therapists...
Positive People Solutions - July 13, 2017 When I started my career as a therapist in 1986, I actually believed all of my clients would want to work with me, would make the most of that time, and would be appreciative of my efforts. You can stop laughing now. I quickly...
Center for Adolescent Studies - 7/13/2017 Working with teens can be a very fulfilling and rewarding endeavor. It can also be very challenging. Teens can test boundaries and become resistant to counseling interventions, classroom curriculum, or even towards us as...
Martin Gardner - Case Management Basics - 7/13/2017 The human services field can present some serious challenges that can test your mental and emotional fortitude. There are also times when you are challenged physically and have to respond accordingly to ensure the...