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Manage Your Time to Manage Your Health

Albert Einstein once said that time is an illusion; to some of us, it can even be a mirage. One moment it seems like you have all the time in the world, but you blink and its as if years have disappeared out from underneath you.

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Telehealth a New Frontier for Treating Substance Use Disorders

Approximately 20.7 million adults in America suffer from a substance use disorder, according to SAMHSA’s 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health.Addiction is a pervasive public health issue in America, and without adequate care, treatment and recovery are nearly impossible for substance users.

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A Brief Overview of the Gottman Method

The Gottman Method, developed by Drs. John and Julie Schwartz Gottman, is a method of therapy meant to improve relationships between couples. While the Gottman Method is known most notably to focus on interactions within marital relationships, there is also Gottman therapies meant to increase

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Telemedicine: There’s an App for That

Telemedicine is all about accessibility, and providing patients who seek care dependable medical attention quickly and efficiently. Because of the apparent benefits of telemedicine, this technological healthcare initiative is taking off in a rapid manner. In fact, within the United States, the

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America’s Mental Health Care System is in Crisis. Telepsychiatry Could be the Answer

Within the United States, 1/4 of adults can be diagnosed with one or multiple disorders in a single year, including depression, eating disorders, anxiety, and ADD/ADHD. Children are suffering too, with an estimated 1 in 5 diagnosed with a major debilitating disorder in either the present or past.

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Ethical Practice and Risk Management for the Mental Health Professional in the Age of Telehealth

As new telehealth and telemedicine technologies begin to emerge in the behavioral health care space, mental health providers will want to stay aware and informed regarding the opportunities and the challenges presented by telehealth.

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Telehealth and the Future of Healthcare

America’s healthcare system is undergoing some of the most significant changes since Medicare and Medicaid and I’m not just talking about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. With the advent of video conferencing technology and the persistence of treatment barriers, such as access and

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5 Misconceptions about Telehealth

I have had many professionals often come to me over last three years with a negative attitude or misconceptions toward telehealth. Every time, I am able to rebuke even the staunchest nay-sayer. The reason being is that the people I was talking to simply had not done their homework and were making

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5 Ways Mental Health Providers Can Get Referrals Online

Driving client referrals for private practices can be difficult, especially if you don’t have an online presence. To make sure you're getting the most out of your practice and obtaining the referrals you need here’s five ways mental health providers can increase client referrals in a short amount

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3 Ways the VA is Using Telehealth to Assist Veterans

As of today, the longest standing proponent of telehealth and telemedicine continues to be the United States Department of Veteran Affairs (VA). Here’s three ways the VA is assisting veterans through the use of telehealth applications.

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