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Self-Care and Coping Skills for Mental Health Disorders

By: Taylor Pemberton Living with a mental health disorder can be difficult, frustrating, and exhausting. Research shows that medication and psychotherapy treatments can be very helpful, however, some individuals may need more day-to-day supports to feel more like oneself. Finding coping mechanisms may be time consuming but, with patience, also rewarding.  Here are a few […]

May Staff Spotlight

Autumn School Based Mental Health therapist in Catoosa County What is your role at Georgia HOPE? I am a school base therapist at a few elementary schools in Catoosa County, helping give tools to the kids who are experiencing struggles that they cannot fully handle on their own.  What led you to Georgia HOPE? I […]

May Staff Spotlight

Kathi Field Service Liaison, Family Service Specialist and Parent Aid What is your role at Georgia HOPE?: I am a therapi My role at Georgia HOPE is an FSL and FSS and PA. I lead and train a group of amazing contractors and review their notes to assure that we are ready for billing and […]

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Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder

By: Hailey Robertson Borderline Personality Disorder is a mental illness that severely impacts individuals’ ability to regulate their emotions. This disorder is marked by instability in moods, behavior, self-image, and functioning.  In the United States, Borderline Personality Disorder is only present in 1.6% of the general population and 20% in the inpatient psychiatric population.  Symptoms […]

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Understanding PPD and PPA

By: Hailey Robertson Postpartum Depression is defined as a severe, long-lasting form of depression after the birth of a baby.  Most new mothers experience a form of postpartum called “baby blues” that last typically one to two weeks after the baby is born. Postpartum depression is a more severe form of the “baby blues” with […]

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Statistics on Asian Pacific American Individuals in Mental Health

By: Megan Eckles The Facts: Over 24 million Americans, or 7.3% of the U.S. population, are considered Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI; NAMI, 2022) APPI encompasses 50 ethnic groups speaking over 100 languages, with connections to Chinese, Indian, Japanese, Filipino, Vietnamese, Korean, Hawaiian, and other Asian and Pacific Islander ancestries. Barriers to Mental Health:  […]

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Top 3 Mental Health Diagnoses in Women

By: Hailey Robertson The top 3 mental health diagnoses in women are Anxiety, Depression, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.  Anxiety and other specific phobias: women are twice as likely to have a panic disorder, generalized anxiety, and specific phobias than men.  Depression: Women are twice as likely as men to be diagnosed with depression.  Post-Traumatic Stress […]