Addressing the Youth Mental Health Crisis

Addressing the Youth Mental Health Crisis

Mental Health experts around the country are warning about a growing youth mental health crisis. Join NAMI Central Texas and Austin Child Guidance Center as we look at the trends that are concerning mental health professionals and what parents, caregivers, teachers and coaches can do to proactively support the youth […]

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Postpartum Depression: It’s Not Just the Baby Blues

Postpartum Depression: It’s Not Just the Baby Blues

There is a wide range of mental health challenges that can be experienced by parents during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Melissa will dispel the myths surrounding postpartum depression and help paint a more accurate picture of what to watch out for and how parents can be helped to recover […]

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The Grateful Brain

The Grateful Brain

Mental health professionals often promote gratitude as a powerful mental health coping skill, but what does it really do for us? Join NAMI Central Texas and Julie Moss of Promises Behavioral Health as we learn about the science of gratitude, benefits, and techniques to incorporate gratitude into everyday life. Presentation […]

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Indirect Stress: Recognizing and Addressing Secondary Trauma

Indirect Stress: Recognizing and Addressing Secondary Trauma

Crisis, trauma, and loss can negatively affect anyone who is exposed to it, even those who aren’t directly impacted. This kind of secondary or vicarious trauma is real and often difficult to recognize. Whether it is experienced by caretakers, first responders, or survivors of tragedy, these kinds of trauma shouldn’t […]

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How to use Mindfulness for Mental Health Challenges

How to use Mindfulness for Mental Health Challenges

Using mindfulness techniques to support mental health has been a strategy of various cultures for millennia. New research sheds light on how and why these techniques actually work. Join Chris Goddin, owner and licensed acupuncturist with Balance Wellness Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine, as we dive into the why’s and how’s […]

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Mental Health: It’s Time to End the Ambivalence

Mental Health: It’s Time to End the Ambivalence

Why do insurance companies still feel free to deny medically necessary treatments for mental health conditions, even while claiming to cover them? Why do governments still hesitate to enforce laws for mental health parity? And why does our culture both endorse and ignore the realities of mental health? Dr. Morehead […]

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