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Explore A Career As A Nurse Practitioner

Nurse practitioners play an important role in providing care to patients. Working as an NP requires rigorous education, experience and compassion for those in your care. A career as a nurse practitioner (NP) can be very rewarding. NPs play an important role in providing care to patients, and their expertise can often be the difference...

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How To Become an Executive Director in Substance Abuse Treatment

At a substance abuse treatment facility, the executive director handles a variety of daily and long-term tasks, ranging from policy implementation to patient satisfaction. Becoming an executive director (ED) means being a dependable leader in an important upper management role. A person in this position must demonstrate expertise in a wide range of skills, including...

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How to Become an Online Mental Health & Substance Abuse Counselor

Licensed mental health and substance abuse counselors don’t need extra credentials to transition to online therapy jobs. Learn what’s involved to become a teletherapist. Telehealth and teletherapy are growing in popularity among patients due to their accessibility and affordability. Fortunately, there are no additional requirements or credentials needed for mental health or substance abuse counselors to transition to...

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How to Become a Behavioral Health Technician

People who work as behavioral health technicians (BHTs) provide daily support for clients in addiction recovery, as well as help doctors and medical professionals provide treatment. Behavioral health technicians (BHTs), also known as psychiatric or mental health technicians, work with clients in addiction recovery and help doctors and counselors provide treatment. People in these roles...

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Types of Mental Health Professionals

The relationship between an individual and a counselor is the key to effective therapy. Understanding more about these professionals can help you find a mental health care provider suited to your needs.

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Survey: Nearly 60% of School-Age Kids Anxious About Going Back to School in 2021

A majority of parents say the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their child’s mental health and that their kids are nervous about going back to school, even as more children plan to go back in person. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced communities, educators, parents and students to practice flexibility, patience and innovation as they navigate...

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Marriage and Family Therapist

Marriage and family therapists provide the same types of services as other behavioral counselors, but tailored to couples and family groups.

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