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Archive: January 2015

ZERO SUICIDE: A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO SUICIDE CARE

January 22, 2015 | Suicide | Comments

Michael Hogan, Ph.D.

Independent Advisor and Consultant, Hogan Health Solutions LLC

“The death rates for eight of the 10 leading causes of death have decreased significantly, but not for the 10th leading cause–suicide…I’m adding my voice to a growing chorus determined to make suicide a national priority.” Linda Rosenberg, January 14, 2014 Whether we work in suicide prevention, or play leadership roles in behavioral health care, […]

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Waiting to be asked: Trauma-informed care

Cheryl Sharp, MSW, ALWF

Senior Advisor, Trauma-informed Services, National Council for Behavioral Health

Waiting to Be Asked: A Population Crying Out for Trauma-informed Care Interview with David Johnson, CEO, Navos; Megan Kelly, Vice President, Trauma Informed Services, Navos; Cheryl Sharp, Senior Advisor, Trauma-informed Services, National Council for Behavioral Health This article was originally published in National Council Magazine Trauma is pervasive in our society. In the U.S., 61 […]

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Strengthening Personal and Community Resilience to Mitigate the Impact of Disaster Trauma

Linda Ligenza, LCSW

Clinical Services Director, National Council for Behavioral Health

Who comes to mind when you think of someone who has suffered from a traumatic event? If you ask most people, they are likely to say a member of the Armed Forces. But, the impact of trauma goes far beyond the men and women in uniform. In fact, some estimates suggest that up to 70 […]

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Implementing Help Now, a Case Study

January 5, 2015 | Quality Improvement | Treatment | Comments

Tyler Booth

Chief Operating Officer, InterCommunity, Inc.

Tyler Booth, Chief Operating Officer, InterCommunity, Inc. This article was originally published in National Council Magazine InterCommunity is a private, non-profit, behavioral health center located in an impoverished urban community. We serve an indigent population with severe and persistent mental illness. As of 2011, despite our best efforts, patients had significant delays in accessing care […]

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