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…)
Mental illness refers to a wide range of mental health conditions disorders that affect your mood, thinking and behavior. Examples of mental illness include depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders and addictive behaviors. (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?
Community Health Alliance are teams that are diligent about providing a personal approach to health care. Their services include preventive medicine, dental services, behavioral health, women’s health, immunizations, WIC and nutrition counseling. (more…)
We had the honor of having on our show an amazing lady. She is from the United Kingdom who has created a community that allows people to support people. In her words “I create spaces for people to feel ‘heard’.” (more…)
Jake and Adrienne have discussed so far the core conceptual issues in rural mental health care, from the social and economic challenges. In this episode they close off by discussing the funding and political challenges of rural mental health. (more…)