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Minimizing Trauma and Maximizing Treatment for Migrant Children

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Nicholas Addison Thomas

Director of Content Marketing, National Council for Behavioral Health

Left unaddressed, the impacts of trauma can be far-reaching. That’s especially true for children who experience trauma at a young age. According to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, trauma can contribute to behavioral health and chronic physical health conditions, as well as poor verbal skills and learning disabilities, in children. But recovery is possible […]

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Cultivating Connections to Help Communities Thrive: Shining A Spotlight on Youth Mental Health Champions

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Rachel Huggins

Communications Manager, National Council for Behavioral Health

All young people deserve to grow into healthy, resilient adults. Yet the mental health and well-being of young people in the U.S. is in an alarming state. Depression diagnoses among adolescents increased 63 percent between 2013 and 2016. Suicide attempts are four times more likely among LGBTQ youth and deaths by suicide are roughly two […]

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Singing to a Different Tune: How Logan Lynn Breaks Stigma With Music

August 10, 2018 | Mental Health First Aid | Wellness | Comments
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Cory Gunkel

Social Media Manager, The National Council for Behavioral Health

Logan Lynn sometimes has unspeakable thoughts. The versatile artist, whose music career has spanned more than 20 years, will often experience moments when he can’t quite communicate what he’s thinking, how he feels or why he feels it. It can be a paralyzing and terrifying conundrum, and one that is far too familiar to the […]

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What are the Workplace Wellness Strategies of Behavioral Health Executives?

July 6, 2016 | Wellness | Workforce | Comments
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Heather Cobb

Sr. Director, Creative & Strategy, National Council for Behavioral Health

Workplace wellness is a buzz phrase. But what does it mean? And why does it matter?

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