5 Reasons Why Summer Is the Best Time to Access Care

When is the best time to access care for mental health challenges? There’s a simple answer to that question: as soon as possible, because the longer a mental health issue remains untreated, the more serious it can become. That said, for teens, young adults, and families who have been considering treatment, summer is often the…

The Importance of Cultural Competence in Mental Healthcare

A Q&A with Najah Dail, LPC, LCPC, Director of Outpatient Services, Newport Healthcare By 2044, people from racial minority communities will represent more than half of the US population, according to census data. Yet currently only 17 percent of psychologists in the country are from minority groups, and many practicing clinicians lack the skills and…

The Role of Research in Behavioral Healthcare

A Q&A with Michael Roeske, PsyD, Senior Director of Newport Healthcare’s Center for Research and Innovation As a child, Michael Roeske was passionate about math. “I felt that there were patterns to be found everywhere, that everything could be measured and worked through equations, and therefore it was vitally important to study, understand, and apply…

Helping Young People in Minnesota Get the Care They Need

Far too many struggling teens and young adults in Minnesota are not getting the treatment they need for major depression and other mental health conditions. According to Mental Health America (MHA)’s 2022 report tracking the 50 states and the District of Columbia, nearly 60 percent of young people in the state are receiving no care…