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Screening for ACEs has Improved Outcomes and Wellbeing
Mental health and substance use treatment organizations and primary care clinics throughout the nation are quickly learning the value of screening to understand the scope and impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).
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CCBHCs and Integrated Care – A Model All Communities Can Follow
Integrity House in New Jersey is just one success story of becoming a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) to serve patients with mental health challenges and substance use disorders.
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Screening for Success
Providers such as Peoples Community Health Clinic, Inc. are joining other providers participating in the National Council’s Learning Collaborative to assist in implementing YSBIRT in primary care settings to identify, reduce and prevent alcohol and drug use, misuse and dependence among adolescents ages 12 to 18.
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National Recovery Month – Raising Awareness Together
More than just an annual observance, National Recovery Month represents a powerful opportunity for change through collaboration.
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ACEs Champion Spotlight: Orange County – Trauma-informed Care through Collaboration
Orange County, California’s MIND OC is paving the way by leading a cross-sector coalition of organizations dedicated to building a trauma-informed network of care. Karen W. Linkins, PhD, Chief Innovations Officer, and Andrea Mander, Senior Project Manager, share their insights about the impact of their trauma-informed work.
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Now More than Ever, Employers Must Provide Mental Health Support for Employees
It’s never been more important or more apparent that employers must acknowledge the anxiety of workers and take steps to help employees cope with the enormous stress and strain caused with returning to work while the pandemic continues to pose a risk.
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Back to School Will Not Be Back to Normal. Here’s How You Can Help.
To help with the return to school, many districts are designing strategies to help students and teachers who experienced mental health challenges during the pandemic.
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Answering the Call: The Benefits of Teletherapy for Teens and Young Adults
The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the emotional impact that traumatic events have on the lives of countless children and their families. What can be done to mitigate these adverse effects? How can we create a path forward?
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Lasting LGBTQ+ Change Requires Attention All Year
Pride Month has gained momentum this year as more people and organizations express their support for LGBTQ+ people.
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