July 29, 2020

Compassion Fatigue | The Negative Cost of Caring

About Compassion FatigueCompassion fatigue is a condition characterized by emotional and physical exhaustion leading to a diminished ability to empathize or feel compassion for others, often described as the negative cost of caring. It is sometimes referred to as secondary traumatic stress (STS). According to the Professional Quality of...

September 23, 2019

Mental Health Days Off in Recovery

Some 23 million Americans are living in long-term recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. Many of them are managing other forms of mental illness, such as depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Lasting sobriety is only possible when people with co-occurring disorders prioritize well-being.Leading a balanced life in addiction...

September 4, 2019

National Recovery Month 2019: Together We Are Stronger

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) is calling upon people to share their stories of recovery. September is National Recovery Month! The observance has several goals, but encouraging more people to seek help may be the most salient.SAMHSA would like to hear from people about their...

March 6, 2019

First Responders: Trauma, Mental Health, and Suicide

People living in California have seen the rapid rise of wildfires. Millions of acres have burned in the last decade and a half, and more than 150 Californians have lost their lives in such fires — including firefighters. In 2018 alone, 1,035,939 acres burned; in the “Camp” fire, 86 people...

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