Things to Know About Mental Health Counselors

Mental hеаlth counselors аdvіѕе, educate аnd support реорlе wіth mental hеаlth іѕѕuеѕ. They may wоrk wіth fаmіlіеѕ, соuрlеѕ, groups оf реорlе or individuals. Some mеntаl hеаlth counselors mау сhооѕе tо ѕресіаlіzе in a раrtісulаr рорulаtіоn, such аѕ сhіldrеn. These рrоfеѕѕіоnаlѕ Read More …

How To Become A Counselor: Finding A Career in the Field of Mental Health

If you have a passion for understanding and exploring the human mind, personalities, and the dynamics of behaviors, then a career in mental health is a great way to expand your knowledge and skills, as well as help individuals, families, and communities in need.

Women’s Giving Alliance Provides Grants for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling

Recently, a charity organization in Jacksonville awarded mental healthcare providers more than $400,000 in grants to fund mental health and substance abuse counseling. One of the facilities granted funds from the organization reported that they plan to use the money Read More …

National Suicide Prevention Hotline Receives Record Number of Calls after the Election

If you were having swirling emotions of panic, sadness, and fear after Wednesday’s election you were not alone. The National Suicide Prevention Hotline reported that they had experienced an increase in call volume around 1 a.m. Wednesday morning, just one Read More …

Shawnee County Jail Works on its Community’s Mental Health

Shawnee County corrections department administrators are working on a more vigorous community mental health program where they plan on creating a 50-bed unit that will serve inmates suffering from psychosis. Lack of funding for community mental health services and inadequate Read More …