Even if you think treatment sounds intimidating, are worried about the cost, or aren’t sure it would help, it’s worth reaching out to a health professional to find out what options are available to you. There are many supports available in the United States to help people access treatment, including financial assistance and virtual therapy options. No matter your situation looks like, we’re here to help!
Nearly 70% of U.S. adults who reach age 65 will eventually need long-term care. However, many of these seniors do not need the full level of care offered in nursing homes, have limited finances, seek more privacy than is available in traditional senior care spaces, or simply do not feel ready to leave their homes.
If any of those concerns ring true to you, you may want to consider these nursing home alternatives. There are ways for seniors in any situation to receive compassionate, individualized care in a living situation that suits them.
DBT can help people who wish to improve their ability to deal with stress, manage negative emotions, stay focused on the present moment, and interact more effectively with other people.
Behavioral health is a relatively new term in the healthcare field. If you’ve just come across the term or been told you need behavioral health services, you may not know what it means.
Even in the best economies, it can be difficult to get a job. For many people, finding work has become especially hard in the midst of a global pandemic and economic shutdowns. However, there will always be work for caregivers. Learn more about how to find one.
Use this brief quiz to help determine whether you should seek a diagnosis or treatment from a mental health professional. While we can’t diagnose mental illness without talking to you, we can give you an idea of whether you should seek out a mental health provider for more information.
Even before the COVID-19 crisis, there were plenty of reasons why someone might seek a virtual option for behavioral healthcare. Many people do not live near a provider or are unable to leave their homes for reasons unrelated to the pandemic. Thankfully, there are now ways for patients to get much of the care they need without going to a provider’s office. Telemedicine has created abundant new options for behavioral and mental healthcare.
It’s hard to stay calm when you are going through a time of fear and uncertainty. As of this writing, coronavirus is taking an enormous toll on our mental as well as physical health. Between health concerns, economic distress, and increased social isolation, many of us are under more stress than ever.
Community Living Services help adults with a wide variety of abilities live semi-independently in apartments or houses. These programs often help older adults, people with developmental disabilities, major behavioral challenges, mental illness, dual diagnoses, or traumatic brain injury.
Caregiving has never been more challenging than during the COVID-19 outbreak. In addition to your own fears about the virus, you may be worried about a semi-dependent loved one contracting a severe coronavirus infection.