• Minority Mental Health Awareness Month July Jul 03, 2017

    Unfortunately, the field of mental health is a domain in which minorities are often under served. The month of July is dedicated to helping minorities feel not only more comfortable seeking help if they have a mental health problem, but also enlightening the mental health field so that they can better accommodate minorities who are just as prone to mental illness as any population.

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  • Mental Health Awareness Month 2017 May 01, 2017

    Since the year 1949, many have observed the month of May as Mental Health Awareness Month.  This has led to continual improvements in both the awareness of mental health problems within the country, as well as improvements in the treatments and advancement of these issues.

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  • Military Children Challenges – Keeping Good Mental Health Apr 12, 2017

    Whether older or younger, having the ability to deal with the various issues surrounding a military lifestyle can be challenging without the proper support, care and love. The good news is that there are various methods, discussions and strategies that we can employ to help children overcome these challenges!

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  • Seeking Professional Recovery Help for Veterans Mar 22, 2017

    Mental Health for veterans is something that everyone should take seriously. Military veterans have sacrificed many aspects of their lives to help provide a more secure home front for everyone else here in the United States. 

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  • Alzheimer’s – In Home Care vs. Inpatient Care Mar 20, 2017

    Finding Alzheimer’s care can be a daunting task. Alzheimer’s disease continues to affect more than 5 million American’s each year.  Seniors face a challenge with the rising number of cases of this neurodegenerative condition, and it remains a very important disease to maintain awareness of in any family member or loved one.

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  • Montevista Benefits of Inpatient Help for the Elderly Feb 20, 2017

    Elderly inpatient  help sometimes comes as a surprise to people when they realize that seniors can and do suffer from the same mental health or behavioral health challenges that those who are younger of age do.

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  • How to Help Your Senior Parents with Mental Illness Feb 15, 2017

    It is always a difficult time of transition when the roles between parents and their children reverse as they age.  While there are plenty of seniors in America who are perfectly able to continue taking care of themselves on a day to day basis, there are still millions who will require different types of help from their children. 

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  • Trusting Mental Health Professionals with your Children Feb 13, 2017

    Raising children can be a difficult task for even the most well-prepared parent.  The level of care, attention, sacrifice and focus it takes to raise a child through their teens and into their adult years cannot be understated. 

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  • How to Get Substance Abuse Help for Returning Veterans Feb 13, 2017

    Statistics provide us with quantifiable data that enables people to make decisions on any number of things.  When applied to the realm of mental health or behavioral health, it can be useful in providing a larger overall picture of what is happening.

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  • Benefits of Inpatient Mental Health Care for the Elderly Jan 13, 2017

    There are many Benefits of Inpatient Mental Health Care for the Elderly. It sometimes comes as a surprise to people when they realize that seniors can and do suffer from the same mental health or behavioral health challenges that those who are younger of age do. 

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  • Bullying in the 21st Century Sep 16, 2016

    The concept of bullying has never changed, but the dynamics have. An individual does not need to even be present in person in order to bully someone else. 

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  • Back to School – Child & Adolescent Mental & Behavioral Health Aug 08, 2016

    As parents, we want you to be able to be prepared for the school year in addition to your child. Consider these statistics: with around 74 million children in the United States under the age of 18, over 16% will have a mental health disorder each year. 

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  • 4 Ways to Help Someone Who Expresses Suicidal Thoughts May 12, 2016

    There are many situations that can lead to someone becoming suicidal, and whether it is just an expressed thought or a potential action, it needs to be handled with great care and sensitivity.

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  • 3 Reasons Why Psychiatry is Important for Everyone Apr 15, 2016

    Psychiatry is more important to the general public than ever before, and with the rise of reported mental health and behavioral health issues, it might seem a bit confusing as to why individuals still tend to ignore the repercussions of leaving these symptoms untreated. 

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