The worker and the person being ‘worked on’ are in a binary relationship.
I want to introduce a concept called the Early Warning System
The only time mental health issues makes the news is when some tragic involves someone with mental illness.
Why are these the poster patients of AOT? Because the most severely ‘disordered’ folks do not benefit from AOT.
In 2020, sports is not like it used to be
I have insomnia, and only sometimes feel somnolent.
Working together, I am fully convinced this crisis will only embolden our mission and strengthen our skills further in the social work profession.
Keep in mind everyone, anxieties, and Mental Health Issues are not death sentences.
Too often it seems we are trapped in our own ignorance, mistakes, and deficits. I
Finding the self, soul’s truth is essential for spiritual life.
n short, people that rate highly on the GAF are termed ‘high-functioning’. The term has become extremely insulting, and rightfully so –
In my profession particularly, the helping field, and for all of us that simply enjoy time spent in others’ companies, there is an unspoken fear that the person we are speaking to won’t listen or isn’t listening.
Patients want to know how they will survive after their workers
retire or move on to a new position somewhere else in the mental health system.
Worst of all, the media shows people with mental illness as incompetent, dangerous, and undeserving, which deters everyone from understanding each other. Enough is enough!
There is an unspoken, covert, and arbitrary standard for working in the mental health community.
The problem runs as deep as what practitioners face when practicing psychotherapy
Why can’t we all get along?
Objectification has been mobilized to create and propagate lies and other “isms”
At the root of it, these case examples, while vivid, and telling of the extreme dysfunction in the system, are extremely black and white, with little grey area for clinical interpretation in terms of direction in the provision of patient care and treatment.
How can we best further refine the language around mental health?