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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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Americans & Alcohol: A Sobering Situation
We already know the pandemic has increased anxiety and harmed mental health. The stress caused by the pandemic also led to dramatic increase in drinking.
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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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Consulting Corner: Talking Trauma-informed Care with Elizabeth Guroff
In this interview, Elizabeth Guroff, MA, LCMFT, director of trauma-informed services for the National Council, talks about her journey, the nuances of trauma-informed care and the humbling experience of helping others.
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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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Consulting Corner: Connecting People to Care with Jane King
In this interview, Jane King, a specialist in CCBHC implementation, shares insights about her career, consulting style and commitment to helping people overcome their challenges.
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Furthering the Wellbeing of Black, Indigenous and People of Color through Integrated Care
July is Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month – a month dedicated to growing public awareness of mental health, including mental illness among communities of Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), and the life of Bebe Moore Campbell, an author and advocate who worked to end stigma and promote education of mental health among diverse communities.
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Consulting Corner: Addressing the Whole Person with Pam Pietruszewski
In this interview, Pam Pietruszewski shares insights about what motivates her as a consultant, her consulting style and her journey to the National Council.
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