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The Social Connection Cure for Older Adults
We know ensuring that older adults are engaged with physical and emotional health care can make a positive impact on their overall functioning and health. It turns out that social connection can be just as vital to improving health outcomes and extending an older adult’s life expectancy.
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In New Orleans, Overcoming Stigma through Relationships
In New Orleans, where nearly 60% of the city’s residents are black, behavioral health care professionals have found ways to increase the number of residents receiving care by erasing the stigma surrounding behavioral health.
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Self-care and Crisis Services during COVID-19
Understanding and implementing strategies for self-care, resilience-building, cultural humility and trauma-informed care are essential for the health and wellness of call center operators.
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Back to School: A Study in Disruption
For so many young people this year, back to school does not mean back to normal. In many parts of the country, going back to school this Fall means taking a seat at the kitchen table and opening a school-issued laptop. It means more lessons and lectures over the internet. It means the absence of structure that school provides.
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Offering Hope and Help Amid the Hurt
With our COVID-19 Relief Fund, we have raised just under half million dollars and secured dozens of in-kind donations, such as hardware and software to support virtual care, pro bono consulting services and technology solutions to support patients and providers.
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Time to Give Alcohol Issues the Attention They Deserve
When we all headed home in March under COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, we could feel a collective sense of fear and apprehension about the unknown: How would we manage and for how long? We knew that, despite the wonders of technology to help us stay connected with one another, a sense of isolation could stir feelings […]
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Mental Health Management: COVID-19 Tips from a College Student
For youth and young adults, navigating life can be challenging enough. Add a global pandemic to the mix, and well, things get wonky. In honor of Mental Health Month, I sat down with John Dellick (pictured right), a college student and member of the National Council’s CONNECTED, a youth mental health initiative, to talk about […]
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