Roadmap for Behavioral Health to Address our National Mental Health Crisis

Roadmap for Behavioral Health to Address our National Mental Health Crisis

This high prevalence of mental health and substance use disorders in the United States is a growing concern and has been amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, the past-year prevalence of any mental illness among adults in the United States was 21%, meaning that...
NEW Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research | Report Highlights

NEW Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research | Report Highlights

New research reported at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC®) 2022 covered the breadth of Alzheimer’s and dementia research, including the basic biology of aging and the brain, risk factors and prevention strategies, and caregiving and living...
Alzheimer’s Association – Effective Communication Strategies I September 29, 2022

Alzheimer’s Association – Effective Communication Strategies I September 29, 2022

Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the...
Alzheimer’s Association Webinar: 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s I August 30, 2022

Alzheimer’s Association Webinar: 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s I August 30, 2022

Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause memory, thinking and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. Join this free virtual education program to learn how to recognize common signs of the disease; how to approach someone about memory concerns; the...
Building a Team of Patient Advocates at the Center for Family Medicine

Building a Team of Patient Advocates at the Center for Family Medicine

Trying to understand an acute or chronic health concern can be confusing. Lacking transportation or money for prescription medication adds to the frustration.  Melissa Nielsen is building a team of patient advocates by integrating community health workers (CHWs) at...
Reach for Resilience Webinar Series: Helpline for Healthcare Workers

Reach for Resilience Webinar Series: Helpline for Healthcare Workers

The webinar series will host national authors and researchers to train and support healthcare professionals to increase resilience, self-care, well-being and decrease burnout and the risk of the mental health conditions. Register Today! When registering you can select...
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Great Plains QIN Webinar: Healing and Improving Ourselves and Our Places of Work as We Recover from COVID-19 I May 20, 2022

According to the World Health Organization, burnout is a syndrome resulting from workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. It’s characterized by three dimensions: feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion, increased mental distance from one’s job or...