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Recovery Homes Build a Following, but There’s Plenty of Room to Grow

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William Glanz

Senior Writer at the National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Stories of recovery like Korey McCreery’s are less common than they could be because widespread adoption of the recovery housing model among state governments remains elusive.

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The Social Connection Cure for Older Adults

September 24, 2020 | Community Impact | Population Health | Comments
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Laura Leone, , DSW, MSSW, LMSW

Integrated Health Consultant, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

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

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William Glanz

Senior Writer at the National Council for Mental Wellbeing

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

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Nicholas Thomas

Director of Content Marketing for the National Council

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

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Chuck Ingoglia, MSW

President and CEO of the National Council for Mental Wellbeing

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

September 3, 2020 | Community Impact | Comments
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Jeremy Attermann

Business and Strategy Manager, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

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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Trauma, Race and the Perils of COVID-19: A Call to Foster Community Resilience

July 13, 2020 | Community Impact | Comments
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Sarah Flinspach

Project Manager, Trauma Practice Area

Across the country, organizers and protesters are demonstrating a critical component to healing and wellness – community resilience-building.

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Time to Give Alcohol Issues the Attention They Deserve

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Tom Hill

Senior Advisor of Practice Improvement

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

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Nicholas Addison Thomas

Director of Content Marketing, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

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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Coping in a Crisis: Telehealth Opens New Opportunities for Patients and Providers

April 30, 2020 | Community Impact | Comments
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William Glanz

Senior Writer

View Point Health Director of Core Services Julie Solinski (pictured) engages in a video conference with co-workers. Editor’s Note: The coronavirus outbreak has led practitioners to rethink behavioral health care treatment and the delivery of service. In this series, we will address the questions and concerns raised by providers and offer tips and suggestions to […]

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