Tag: integrated healthcare

How to have difficult conversations about race

07.07.2020
Our own Sandra Abdullah, Director of Behavioral Health Services, recently penned an Op Ed piece in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. In these times of much tension, her insight on how to handle difficult conversations related to race are most welcome:   The Nevada Health Centers team of licensed clinical social workers meets once a week [...]
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Freeing yourself from the grips of traumatic memory

03.12.2020
“Kids are resilient. They’ll be fine.” We’ve all heard this before, and deep down we know it’s often not true. While they might be resilient, there’s a very good chance they’re not fine. When a child experiences abuse, sexual assault, neglect, violence or something else, it can leave a scar, though it’s often not visible. [...]
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Deep breathing combats stress

Here’s how to manage our stress, according to a therapist

02.24.2020
Stress comes from everyday life situations, whether it’s a promotion at work, an argument with a spouse, buying a house or paying bills. It can also come from our own negative self-talk, attitude or poor coping skills. We usually think of stress as being negative but it’s not all bad. In small amounts, stress can [...]
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Maintaining sobriety: Experts weigh in

12.20.2019
Maintaining sobriety is an ongoing process, as you never know when you’ll experience something that triggers you to want to use again. Here, the mental health professionals from Nevada Health Centers (NVHC) share their insights to help keep your recovery on the right path. Have a plan. “Think about the people, places or things that [...]
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Integrated healthcare: the benefits of a whole-person approach

12.03.2019
When someone has a broken leg or experiences difficulty breathing from a lung condition, it’s readily apparent and fairly easy to diagnose. So people with these conditions are generally receptive to seeking professional help to treat the problem. When the issue is depression, addiction or another behavioral health issue, however, many are more willing to [...]
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