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Adolescent Mental Health and Attachment

Watch as Newport Healthcare’s Michael Roeske, PsyD, discusses the apparent changes in American adolescent mental health, and how they arguably relate to socio-historical shifts. While the factors are divergent, all of them impact caretakers’ and adolescents’ biological imperative to seek connections to others and to achieve physical, emotional, and existential/spiritual well-being. As a result, relational…

7 Roles in Mental Health That Don’t Require an Advanced Degree

You don’t have to be a psychiatrist or a therapist to make a positive difference in the lives of individuals suffering from mental health challenges. Comprehensive treatment programs, both residential and outpatient, employ a team of passionate and committed people filling a wide variety of roles—and many of these positions don’t require a clinical, medical,…

Making a Difference for Young People in Northern California

As 2020 draws to a close, teens and young adults are experiencing historically high levels of trauma, anxiety, and depression. As a result, awareness of mental health challenges and treatment options is increasing dramatically—inspiring more individuals to pursue careers in the behavioral healthcare industry. “We are all going through trauma right now, and we all…

5 Signs That You Belong in the Mental Healthcare Field

Are you facing a transition? As the economic downturn catalyzed by COVID-19 progresses, many who have found themselves unexpectedly unemployed are considering a career change. While the loss of a job is never welcome, one silver lining can be the opportunity to explore a field that offers the potential for greater satisfaction and fulfillment in…