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Culturally-Sensitive Assessments Of Trauma

May is National Trauma Awareness Month and culturally-sensitive assessments of trauma is essential in providing proper support, validation and culturally informed care. In this recording, Dr. Sierra Carter discusses trauma… Read More

NAMI: It’s Okay to Talk About Suicide

In this fact sheet “It’s Okay to Talk About SUICIDE,” created by The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), provides prevalence and high-risk population data on suicide in the United… Read More

Racial Trauma In The Workplace

Topics to be discussed: • What is racial trauma, and does it show up in the workplace amongst our providers? • As a Black professional yourself, what challenges do Black… Read More

Mental Health Awareness Month 2021 Toolkit

Mental Health America (MHA) started Mental Health Month in 1949 to communicate the importance of mental health to overall health. MHA insights about the factors that lead to mental health for… Read More

The Current State Of Women’s Mental Health

During this discussion, our panelists engage in a dialog reflecting on the research which underscores how women may be disproportionately affected by the current state as compared to men. They… Read More

Impact & Trauma Of Racism

Many Black people in the U.S. are born into a life of trauma, stemming from a history of repression, violence, and injustice. This trauma is not something any of us… Read More

COVID-19 & Your Mental Health

Provided with permission from Mental Health America, a PsychU Supporting Organization. To learn more about MHA, please visit their website at http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net. Read More

Mental Health In The COVID-19 Era

The news about COVID-19 is relentless: an ever-escalating number of confirmed cases, portents of economic meltdown, ominous images of barren public spaces. Most people find it stressful to be surrounded… Read More

Mindfulness In The Treatment Of PTSD

Up to 75% of individuals in North America experience trauma at some point in their lives. Rape, combat, childhood abuse—all are sources of trauma that can give rise to post-traumatic… Read More

The Trauma Quandary

Last week, my colleague Tressell Carter took a look at how the court system is evolving to consider trauma and other behavioral health issues through the use of “trauma- informed”… Read More

PTSD & Trauma In Bipolar Disorder

What role can trauma or PTSD play in bipolar disorder diagnosis? The prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in patients with bipolar disorder is higher than in the general population.1… Read More

Mental Health Screening Tools

This webpage, developed by Mental Health America (MHA), includes Mental Health Screening Tools for individuals to answer to determine if they are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition. Read… Read More

Social Services Paid By Health Plans?

It’s funny what eliminating silos in health care spending will do. The Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (PPACA) ushered in an era of health care spending that prohibited preexisting… Read More

Getting Ready For The Era Of Genetic Code

“The world’s last trillion-dollar industry was made out of computer code. The world’s next trillion-dollar industry is going to be created out of genetic code.” – Alec Ross, author of The… Read More

Making The Link – Trauma & High-Needs Consumers

Recently I listened in on a conversation with a care coordinator working with a targeted group of consumers with complex support needs. His statement that caught my attention: “Many bad things have happened to these people… Read More

Making The “Community-Based” Concept Work

How do you develop a tech-enabled community-based service line? The short answer is, understand your tech options and understand how to integrate them into a sustainable service program.  That was… Read More

Specialty Care & Primary Care Reinvented

Our team has spent many months trying to answer questions about capacity in the health care system: How many health care professionals does any population need – and how many… Read More