Month: January 2017

January 26, 2017

Why the importance of mental health care is newsworthy outside the context of mass violence We now live in an age where we aren’t surprised to learn of episodes of mass violence on the evening news. It’s a growing problem in the United States and has sparked an urgent discussion over its root causes and…
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January 19, 2017

The six essential tips for busy behavioral health professionals Behavioral health care demands a lot from clinical and administrative professionals. Despite the convenience offered by modern technology, being constantly connected can compound your workload, effectively keeping you closer to your work responsibilities even when you’re out of the office. Understandably, there is a real struggle…
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January 16, 2017

Debunking five common behavioral health falsehoods The stigmas surrounding mental illness and substance abuse are an ongoing challenge. Close to 90% of individuals with a mental health diagnosis stated that at some point they had personally experienced discrimination resulting from stigma. Some of the consequences of stigmatization include social isolation, the reluctance to actively seek…
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January 9, 2017

The fundamentals of creating an empathetic space for behavioral health care Creating the appropriate environment in your office is essential in the provision of behavioral health care, as studies have shown that patients respond to the visual atmosphere of the therapy space*. Positive emotions can facilitate healing and wellness, while negative emotions can create isolation…
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