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Peer Specialists Help Clients Navigate the Road to Recovery
As the pandemic has pushed more people to seek treatment for mental health and substance use challenges, the courageous work of those throughout the health care continuum – the professionals who provide physical health and mental health treatment and services – has become more evident.
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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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Building Blocks for Success
Deanna Roepke, Vice President and General Manager for Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) USA, discusses the goal to make MHFA a household name, as recognizable and relied upon as physical First Aid or CPR.
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LGBTQ+ Support: Health and Healing in San Francisco
We sat down with Vitka Eisen, HealthRIGHT 360’s president and CEO and a member of our board of directors, to discuss their commitment to advance mental health and substance use care for LGBTQ+ persons and others.
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Pride in Our Identities with Hope for the Future
Brett Beckerson, National Council’s Director of Public Policy and Advocacy, reflects on Pride Month 2021, which marks 20 years of celebrating Pride Month for him.
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Lasting Progress on Substance Use Disorders Will Depend on Identifying Long-term Funding
Many members of Congress have distributed press releases over the past few days about receiving grants for their communities from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), which is distributing $3 billion in American Rescue Plan funding.
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