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Why summertime is ideal for learning and growth

The summer season is ideal for growth and learning due to the extra time and new opportunities to dive deeper into topics that interest you. This season of fresh perspectives can help you maximize your potential year-round. Although most of […]

Supporting your peers with a teamwork approach

Your peers understand the daily challenges and frustrations of the profession and are able to lend support in tough times — and sometimes your peers will need your support through their own challenges. Peer support offers you a shared perspective […]

The health benefits of living in the moment

As they say, a healthy body means a healthy mind. And there’s no better way to keep your mind healthy than with mindfulness. Mindfulness has been shown to provide a wide range of health benefits, including reducing stress, improving sleep, […]

Connecting with others to provide support: Meet Steve Swarner

Our mission is to make the world a better place by training the people who help others. Our students choose to pursue an education in the behavioral healthcare field for various reasons, and we’re proud to be a part of […]

Building skills to endure hardship

Being able to adapt to life’s misfortunes and setbacks is key to bouncing back and not letting the stresses of life permanently affect your mood, physical health and outlook on life. While it’s true that some people can naturally be […]

Behavioral Health workforce shortage will negatively impact society

Most likely unsurprising to most of us in the behavioral health field, new survey data from the National Council for Mental Wellbeing, conducted by The Harris Poll, finds that the vast majority (83%) of the nation’s behavioral health workforce believes […]

A Growth Mindset for Summertime Learning

Summertime is almost here, and that means longer days, time spent outdoors, warm weather, family time and…learning? It’s true, the summer season offers the perfect recipe for growth and learning due to the extra time and new opportunities to dive […]

The Role of AI in Mental Healthcare

The more we learn about artificial intelligence (AI) and the effects it is having on mental healthcare, the more we understand the power of AI technology when used correctly. From providing support for both patients and therapists to freeing up […]

Take Action This Month: Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid, a skills-based training course that teaches participants about mental health and substance-use issues, has trained more than 3 million people across the country to identify, understand and respond to signs and symptoms of mental health and […]

Caring for our mental health as we age

As our population ages, we recognize that mental health is important at every age and stage of life. Older adults may experience certain life changes that impact their mental health, such as coping with a serious illness or losing a […]