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Adventures In The Nut Hut: My stay at Shoal Creek

Some of you might have noticed and possibly even wondered where I’ve been for the last week. I like to think that all three of the people who read my blog would take time out of their busy schedules to consider my well being. 899 more words


The merging of treatment systems that address mental health and substance use — encapsulated in the term behavioral health — makes sense for a number of reasons, according to health officials. 879 more words


Advocates Say Mental Health ‘Parity’ Law Is Not Fulfilling Its Promise

From time to time, I share articles that I believe warrant additional attention.  This is one of them.

by Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News

When Michael Kamins opened the letter from his insurer, he was enraged. 2,253 more words

Health Reform

Dr. Buxton & the Future of Behavioral Health Services

This week, I sat down with Dr. Martin Buxton, chief of psychiatry and medical director of child & adolescent program at Chippenham Hospital’s Tucker Pavilion. The Pavilion is our 137 bed psychiatric hospital embedded within the Chippenham campus serving inpatient and outpatient patients as young 5 years old all the way through geriatrics adult services. 1,059 more words

Panic attacking

My lungs felt shrunken as I gasped for deeper relief. I could hear my heartbeat pounding in my head as everything else became a fuzzy radio station – barely in reception. 684 more words

We Need Your Opinion!

To compete and succeed in tomorrow’s home health marketplace, agencies need highly-skilled clinicians and thoughtful, visionary leaders.  To help our members prepare for that future, HCA of MA is considering two in-depth, extended training programs for the coming year.  317 more words


Self Acceptance: The Freedom to 'Simply Be'

A seed grows into a plant because it is its nature to do so, not because you or I do it.  Likewise, true growth is a process one allows to happen rather than causes to happen.

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