The main goal of all helping professions, including counselors, therapists and social workers, is to do no harm. Counselors build relationships of trust with their patients and therefore must be aware of their professional and therapeutic responsibilities to their patients. (more…)
In this episode Jake had the pleasure of chatting with Michael from Walk The Talk America. Jake and Michael talk in depths about the work he does and about guns and mental health. (more…)
Why is it that when we see another person suffering, some of us are able to instantly envision ourselves in the other person's place and feel sympathy for their pain while others remain indifferent and uncaring?
Just like physical health, mental health has a significant impact on our well-being, and especially among youth, which has been an increasingly prevalent concern. Two hundred years ago, mental illness was not an ailment that drew much sympathy from the public. To those who were mentally ill in the Western world, specifically Britain, and her colonies, were ostracized and isolated. (more…)
So what is this stigma we want to break? It is negative attitudes and beliefs towards people who have a mental health condition. It can lead to discrimination and those inflicted with a condition failing to seek or believe in treatment. (more…)
Jake welcomes Carmen English, she is a immigration attorney in Reno Nevada. They discuss in depth how the process of immigration can affect an individual’s mental health. (more…)