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Why Mental Health Misdiagnosis Can Be Traumatic
Behavioral Health

Why Mental Health Misdiagnosis Can Be Traumatic

Let’s face it: there are a lot of aspects of mental illness that can be traumatic, but mental health misdiagnosis can also be traumatic. What happens when we don’t even have the mental illness we think we have?

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July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
Anxiety

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

The year 2020 has been a tough one already, even though we are only about half-way through. And it has had the potential to be especially traumatic for those in minority communities, with racial inequities at the forefront in our nation, coupled with a pandemic that disproportionately affects people of color.

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The Devil We Knew: American Depression and Fear
Depression

The Devil We Knew: American Depression and Fear

Before the COVID-19 outbreak affected every segment of the population, in what feels like another lifetime, Americans lived a life of collective malaise. And whether you realised it or not, our way of life was subverting your true, genuine happiness.

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Rating CANS Strengths Effectively with Families
Assessments

Rating CANS Strengths Effectively with Families

One of the unique aspects of the CANS assessment is the ability to focus on the whole picture: one that highlights both current strengths and needs as a decision support tool within the Wraparound planning process. A strengths perspective highlights the skills and abilities, attributes and features, attitudes and values, culture, and preferences of youth and families and encourages us to utilize those strengths in planning.

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