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Why Mattering Matters

Today I’d like to share with you a very interesting project I recently learned about that is based at Temple University.  I believe it resonates with many people, including me, and is particularly relevant to those who experience social isolation, loneliness, depression and suicidality.  The project comes from the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities and is entitled “You Matter…but what does mattering really mean?” (Neuman T, et al 2023*) I[…]

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What’s with all this technology in mental health care?

Let’s talk about the use of technology in mental health care. We can think of this in two main areas of general and mental health care delivery; virtual appointments and mental health Apps. The delivery of health care services overall during the past three years of the coronavirus pandemic has presented an enormous challenge for providers and patients, necessitating adaptations to the delivery of care model. This has been key for persons who have mental[…]

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Relationships, New Year’s Resolutions and the New York Times 7-Day Happiness Challenge

January is the time of year when many of us make New Year’s resolutions.  I’m personally not a huge fan of that exercise, as many people start out with good intentions and lose the momentum and motivation to follow through as the month progresses.  Then they feel guilty and disappointed in themselves for failing.  Instead, I encourage others (and myself) to create goals at any time of year, SMART goals that are small and specific,[…]

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