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Supporting Loved Ones with Seasonal Depression: How to Be a Helpful Ally

The changing of seasons often brings about shifts in our lives, both physically and emotionally. For some individuals, this transition can trigger a challenging mental health condition known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) or seasonal depression. When someone you care about is struggling with the effects of seasonal depression, your support can make a profound … Read more

Navigating Mental Health-Related Challenges at School and Work: A Guide for Young Adults and Professionals

Transitioning into higher education or the professional world is a transformative phase brimming with potential and opportunities. However, this transition can introduce unique complexities for young adults grappling with mental health-related challenges. There is a greater need than ever to develop meaningful strategies and insights for effectively navigating the complexities of academic life and work … Read more

An Overview Of the Mental Health Case Management Process

Mental health case management is a pivotal aspect of holistic mental healthcare that plays a crucial role in promoting well-being and independence for individuals facing mental health challenges. This comprehensive approach brings together a diverse team of health and human services professionals, working collaboratively to create tailored care plans that cater to each individual’s unique … Read more

What Sets Case Management Services Apart from Typical Counseling?

When it comes to mental health support, there are various avenues individuals can explore to find the help they need. Two common options are case management services and traditional counseling. While both approaches offer valuable support, it is essential to understand their differences and how they can benefit individuals in distinct ways. Case Management Services: … Read more

Psychosocial Treatments: A Comprehensive Approach to Mental Health

Mental health conditions can manifest in many ways, from anxiety and depression to bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. While medication can help manage symptoms, it often only addresses the biological aspects of mental health. That’s where psychosocial treatments come in. Psychosocial treatments offer individuals with mental health conditions a comprehensive solution to treatment that considers the … Read more

Who Can Benefit From An ACT Approach

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a comprehensive, collaborative, community-based approach to mental health treatment to provide support and services to individuals with severe and persistent mental health conditions. An ACT team comprises a multidisciplinary group of professionals who work together to provide individualized, holistic care to each person they serve. However, not everyone with a … Read more

What Are Wraparound Mental Health Services?

Wraparound mental health services are a comprehensive, integrated approach to providing holistic, youth and family-centered care when children and youth experience serious mental health or behavioral challenges. This strategy puts the child or youth and their family at the center of the decision-making process, with a team of mental health professionals and resources to help … Read more

What Is Care Coordination?

Care coordination is a collaborative process that ensures that people living with a serious physical or mental illness receive all the care they need. Care coordination involves an active team effort that brings together professionals from different disciplines, like mental health and medical care, to ensure that care is managed effectively and that the needs … Read more

The Dangers of Self-Diagnosing a Mental Illness

There’s a lot of information available online about mental illness in the world today. While increased awareness and access to information are vital resources for people with mental illnesses, it can be tempting to research and self-diagnose if we suspect we or someone we know may have a mental illness. But there are a few … Read more

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