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Why is friendship important when someone is unwell?

This article was originally published by Mental Health Foundation Why is friendship important when someone is unwell? When someone has a mental health problem or is experiencing mental distress, it is important to try to keep friendships going, even though people with mental health problems often want to see their friends less than usual. Friendship

Be with those who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you.

This article was originally published by Good Therapy Friendship can help people feel connected and allow for the sharing of thoughts and emotions. It may even contribute to a longer lifespan! Without close friendships, isolation and feelings of loneliness can lead to mental health issues such as depression. Studies indicate that people with less social connection may have weaker immune

How to Say the Right Thing to Someone Struggling

Talking about behavioral health conditions can be challenging – but it doesn’t have to be if you know the right words to say. Oftentimes, people with the best intentions end up using language that isn’t helpful. That’s why it’s important to be mindful of the words you use to show your support. You can use

Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health Disorders and Stress Affect Working-Age Americans view pdf  

Dos and Don’ts of Subpoenas and Court Testimony

We are seeing many of our therapists receiving subpoenas and requests for court testimony, and we want to provide you with clarity and guidance should you ever face this. We are working to put together courses on how to work with clients and families facing high conflict divorce, and how to navigate subpoenas and the

How to Cut Back Drinking This Summer

For many, summer is a time to cut loose and indulge a bit. Unfortunately, this makes the summer months a risky period for those worried about or struggling with their alcohol use. Billboards, magazine ads, and television commercials are plastered with images of joyful-looking people on beaches and in backyards with cold beers or frozen