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COVID–19 Linked to Depression and Dementia, Study Suggests

“People diagnosed with Covid-19 in the previous six months were more likely to develop depression, dementia, psychosis and stroke, researchers have found. A third of those with a previous Covid infection went on to develop or have a relapse of a psychological or neurological condition. But those...


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Overdose Deaths Have Surged During the Pandemic, C.D.C. Data Shows

“The latest numbers surpass even the yearly tolls during the height of the opioid epidemic and mark a reversal of progress against addiction in recent years.” (By Abby Goodnough, April 14, 2021) SOURCE: https://www.betterhelp.com/ #MentalHealthintheNews #Pandemic #Coronavirus


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A Mental Health Crisis Was Unraveling on College Campuses. The Pandemic Has Made It Worse.

“Students at four schools reflect on the isolation, anxiety and trauma of the last year.” (By Lauren Lumpkin, March 20, 2021) SOURCE: https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2021/03/30/college-students-mental-health-pandemic/ #MentalHealthintheNews #Pandemic #Coronavirus


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Let’s Be Safe Just a Little Bit Longer

The past year saw the word “unprecedented” thrown around a lot, and rightly so. In the transition to virtual programming, associations like AMHCA had to be extra clever and resourceful when it came to meetings and events – the aspects of membership that had traditionally been contingent on the...


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Home Study: Finding Inner Peace During Difficult Times with Self-Compassion Practices

**Previously Recorded on 1/26/2021 - Not a Live Event** Finding Inner Peace During Difficult Times with Self-Compassion Practices Self-compassion transforms lives! It is re-defined as the ability to care, to soothe and to comfort but also to strengthen when it is needed. It is...


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Home Study: Building Therapeutic Alliance Across Time and Space

**Previously Recorded on 12/08/2020 - Not a Live Event** Building Therapeutic Alliance Across Time and Space For almost a year, Clinical Mental Health Counselors across the globe have been forced to pivot to the use of technology assisted counseling as a result of COVID-19....


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AMHCA released a major report today on the number of Americans reporting mental health distress over the last few months.

AMHCA released a major report today on the number of Americans reporting mental health distress over the last few months. Please see our new study – Beyond the Perfect Storm – How Racism, Covid-19, and Economic Meltdown Imperil Our Mental Health – https://www.amhca.org/publications...


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Beyond a Perfect Storm: How Racism, COVID-19, and Economic Meltdown Imperil Our Mental Health

CLICK 'DOWNLOAD' BELOW FOR YOUR FREE REPORT AMHCA released a major report on the number of Americans reporting mental health distress over the last few months. Please see our new study – Beyond the Perfect Storm – How Racism, Covid-19, and Economic Meltdown Imperil Our Mental Health. ...

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Medicare Advocacy Shifts to Senate

Submitted by @David Bergman The House released its fifth COVID-19 relief package on Tuesday and counselor Medicare language was not included. While this is a setback, we still have the opportunity to pass of our legislation. At the direction of our congressional champions, AMHCA is now...


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AMHCA E-Newsletter: Coronavirus Edition: Number 2 May 8, 2020

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