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January 07, 2022

7 Check-ins For New Year’s Mental Health

  • Patients and Families

And we’ve all been dealing with the ups and downs, losses, uncertainties and changes brought on by the pandemic. The start of a new year is a good opportunity for self-assessment with a brief mental health checkup.

January 06, 2022

Study Asks: Can a Hit Song Help Prevent Suicides?

  • Patients and Families

In 2017, the song “1-800-273-8255,” by the hip-hop artist Logic, featured the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline phone number and a hopeful story of survival. A new study finds that this song was associated with a noticeable increase in calls to Lifeline and a reduction in suicides.

December 14, 2021

How to Write Effective Letters of Medical Necessity

  • Patients and Families

While significant progress has been made in recent years, there are still challenges to obtaining insurance coverage for mental health and substance use disorder treatment. Insurance companies may deny claims for a variety of reasons, including that the care is not “medically necessary.”

November 15, 2021

How Historical Trauma Impacts Native Americans Today

  • Patients and Families, Trauma

November is Native American Heritage Month and one issue impacting many Native American is the historical trauma associated with American Indian boarding schools operated by the U.S. government

October 29, 2021

10 Steps to Help Your Child Prevent and Address Cyberbullying

  • Patients and Families

In this digital era, technology has become intertwined with socialization, education, creativity, and play. And it is always available. In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic increased the use on virtual social interactions as the main form of interacting among peers. Close friends, acquaintances, friends of friends, and even bullies have constant access to them through digital devices.

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