U.S. Transition to 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Begins Saturday, July 16

On Saturday, the U.S. will transition the 10-digit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to 988 – an easy-to-remember three-digit number for 24/7 crisis care. The lifeline, which also links to the Veterans Crisis Line, follows a three-year joint effort by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and the U.S.…

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Mercury in retrograde

While you may not be totally into astrology, we can’t help but acknowledge what actually physically goes on with the planets several times a year and the impact it has on us here on planet earth. Mercury in retrograde is occurring now – from September 27-October 18th, 2021. During this time it is best to…

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Life Coaching vs. Psychotherapy

The emerging field of life and recovery coaching has created a number of questions about their qualifications, practices, and why one would choose a coach instead of a psychotherapist. As a result, many clients who would benefit from the expertise of a psychotherapist instead seek out a life coach to receive what amounts to obtaining…

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Goldens provide emotional support for first responders

Here’s an article about how dogs are also first responders and their role of providing emotional support for all of us. During this time of disaster… These Golden Retrievers Went To Surfside To Bring Comfort To First Responders Over the last three weeks, teams of rescue workers have been deployed from across the U.S. and…

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Dr. Kathy is Keynote for Social Work Month in March

Dr. Kathy will keynote a Virtual Awards Ceremony, and present a 2-Hour CE Workshop for Social Work Month Celebration on March 5, 2021 from 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The workshop is workshop titled “Celebrate Social Workers with Integrative and Complementary Approaches for Behavioral Health” Registration is free for NASW Members, $20 for Non-Members and $10…

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New Year — New Habits

Visuals and being held accountable to yourself always adds strength to the mission…and remember…it takes as much effort to create a new healthy self-care habit as it does to keep doing what isn’t…huh?  Think about that! This is from one of the women from one my groups: I hope you had an enjoyable holiday. Since…

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