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Ron Manderscheid
May 26, 2020
It is ironic that deinstitutionalization from state psychiatric hospitals and decarceration from city and county jails—major objectives long sought by the behavioral health community—have turned into significant problems in the COVID-19 era.
May 13, 2020
A day in the life of a practitioner is a challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the arts (and a little help from your friends) can be a healing force.
Ron Manderscheid
May 12, 2020
It's a difficult task with so many unknowns still surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, but we must look forward to start planning for the state of the behavioral healthcare field, both in the immediate future and years from now.
May 07, 2020
BLOG: In the middle of a crisis, it is difficult to plan ahead, but that is what we must do now, not only for those impacted by this current wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, but also to build inner resilience to care for those who may be impacted by a coming wave in the fall.
April 30, 2020
These atypical challenges and overlap in love and work can necessitate a "Mayday" distress call. Who better to answer that than compassionate and competent mental health care-givers?
Holly Hendin, PhD, MD
April 28, 2020
BLOG: Now is the time for us as mental health care providers to begin to prepare ways to reach out to our colleagues on the frontlines to make our services more easily available, starting with the assumption that they are traumatized until proven otherwise.
Ron Manderscheid
April 27, 2020
The behavioral healthcare field has undergone lightning-quick changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These rapid changes, however, have caused financial hardship for many organizations.
April 22, 2020
We need to cleanse our minds to go forward as best we can, otherwise the grief we are currently experiencing will continue to hold us back.
April 13, 2020
There is opportunity for all of us working in mental healthcare during the pandemic to be heroes.
April 09, 2020
In this blog post, part of the "Coping During COVID-19" series, Psych Congress Steering Committee member Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC, says it will take time, introspection, and community to find meaning from the pandemic.
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