What Would You Do? Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid: How You Can Make a Difference By Karl Shallowhorn Imagine this scenario: You’re in the food court of a local mall. As you pause to take a break from your shopping, you look over to the next table and see a young woman who

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New CEO at BestSelf Behavioral Health

The BestSelf Behavioral Health Board of Directors announced today that Elizabeth Woike-Ganga, LCSW-R will take over as President/CEO on July 1, 2020. She will replace Howard K. Hitzel, Psy.D., MPA who is retiring after 24 years. BestSelf Behavioral Health, Inc. is a product of a June 2017

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JC Seneca Provides Access to Virtual Mental Health Therapy

  Irving/Derby, N.Y. (April 22, 2020)…During this Covid-19 pandemic, the JC Seneca Foundation, Native Pride, and Harmonia Collaborative Care have joined forces to provide access to virtual mental health therapy services to the people of the Seneca Nation and surrounding communities. Rural adults who report fair or

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Shallowhorn Consulting Launches at Critical Moment

Buffalo, NY – Karl Shallowhorn, a leading national mental health advocate and educator based in Buffalo, NY, announces the launch of a new consulting firm, Shallowhorn Consulting, LLC. The business, focused on providing behavioral health & organizational development training, comes at a critical moment when demand for

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A Message From BryLin Behavioral Health System

BryLin Hospital & the BryLin Behavioral Health Center are OPEN and accepting patients As our communities navigate the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), BryLin Behavioral Health System is dedicated to taking care of all patients, associates and physicians across our system. We have taken every step to protect the staff and recipients

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Embrace guilty pleasures to survive social isolation

Advice from UB Psychologist Shira Gabriel by Bert Gambini Social distancing helps to slow the spread of COVID-19, but people must also protect themselves from the mental health disorders strongly associated with social isolation, such as depression, anxiety, poor physical health, and even suicide, according to a

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What Would You Do?

What Would You Do? Could You Make a Difference? Mental Health First Aid By Karl Shallowhorn Ever see the popular tv show What Would You Do?Each episode presents a scenario in which bystanders witness an event without realizing they are being filmed. How the bystanders react is revealing.

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