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March 28, 2024

Empowering Mental Health Professionals with AspiraCE’s Trauma Counseling Course

Within mental health services, the importance of trauma counseling cannot be overstated. This approach is grounded in an understanding of and responsiveness to the impact of trauma, emphasizing physical, psychological, and emotional safety for both providers and survivors. Trauma counseling is essential because it recognizes the widespread effects of trauma on individuals. Traumatic experiences, ranging…

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March 19, 2024

Depression and Hypertension

Author: Abimbola Farinde, PhD., PharmD As humans continue to live longer due to advances in technology and medicine, it is important that there are effective therapeutic interventions in place to manage acute and chronic health conditions, both medical and behavioral in nature. It is reported that over 13% of the United States population is comprised…

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February 12, 2024

Evidence Based Treatments and Anxiety Disorders

Author: Abimbola Farinde, PhD., PharmD There has gradually been the growing movement towards the adoption and use of evidence-based treatment (EBT) options given the positive therapeutic outcomes that can be achieved. The implementation of evidence based treatments (EBTs) has been shown to help improve a wide array of mental conditions and improve overall well-being. The…

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February 6, 2024

The Critical Role of Aspira’s HIV/AIDS Course in California

In the ongoing battle against HIV/AIDS, education remains one of the most potent tools we have. Aspira Continuing Education’s HIV and AIDS CE Course stands out as a pivotal resource for professionals in California, aiming to enhance their understanding, skills, and competencies in dealing with this global epidemic. This comprehensive article explores the importance of…

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January 24, 2024

Navigating the Complexities of Suicide Prevention in California

In California, the increasing concern over mental health issues and their most tragic outcome, suicide, has led to a concerted effort to equip professionals with the tools necessary to intervene effectively. Aspira Continuing Education’s Suicide Risk Assessment and Intervention Online CE Course emerges as a beacon of hope and a critical resource in this endeavor.…

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January 12, 2024

Navigating the New Frontier: Telehealth for Mental Health Services

The integration of telehealth into mental health services has transformed medical care, adapting to challenges posed by COVID-19. This shift from in-person visits to telehealth technologies enhances remote patient monitoring and telehealth care. Utilizing mobile devices and telehealth resource centers, it allows for effective remote monitoring of chronic conditions and vital signs like blood pressure.…

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August 16, 2023

Attachment Styles and Conflict Resolution

Attachment styles and conflict resolution are important considerations in the provision of psychotherapy. Understanding how a client’s attachment style may impact their approach to conflict and their ability to effectively resolve conflicts can inform therapeutic interventions and improve treatment outcomes. In this article, we will explore the concept of attachment styles, how they are formed…

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July 25, 2022

U.S. Transition to 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

The following is a press release from SAMSHA regarding the U.S. Transition to 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline : Friday, July 15, 2022On Saturday, the U.S. will transition the 10-digit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to 988 – an easy-to-remember three-digit number for 24/7 crisis care. The lifeline, which also links to the Veterans Crisis Line,…

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February 11, 2021

Looking After Our Mental Health

Looking After Our Mental Health: As countries introduce measures to restrict movement as part of efforts to reduce the number of people infected with COVID-19, more and more of us are making huge changes to our daily routines. The new realities of working from home, temporary unemployment, home-schooling of children, and lack of physical contact…

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April 8, 2020

Mental Health, Stress and Coping During Covid-19

Outbreaks can be stressful The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people.The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about,…

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