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Dispelling Myths About Mental Illness

Dispelling 8 Common Myths About Mental Illness

By October Boyles, MSN, BSN, RN April 15, 2018

Mental illness myths have existed for thousands of years. In the early days, supernatural forces were thought to be the cause of mental health issues. Egyptians,…

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benefits of going paperless for private therapy practice

The Benefits of a Paperless Therapy Practice

By October Boyles, MSN, BSN, RN April 13, 2018

Is your practice still operating in the increasingly antiquated world of paper documents? If so, you aren’t alone. Behavioral health practices across the country are…

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Ways Mental Illness is Commonly Misrepresented in the Media

Ways Mental Illness Is Commonly Misrepresented in the Media

By October Boyles, MSN, BSN, RN April 11, 2018

When you think of how mental health issues are commonly portrayed in the media, what are the first images that come to mind? Do you…

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tips for improving psychotherapy patient retention

Tips for Improving Psychotherapy Patient Retention

By October Boyles, MSN, BSN, RN April 9, 2018

Mental health is a serious issue that affects millions of Americans. More than 43 million American adults (18 percent of the adult population) struggle with mental health…

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10 Foods That Boost Mental Health

By October Boyles, MSN, BSN, RN April 4, 2018

Did you know the food your patients eat can impact their mental health? Many people focus on weight loss when planning a new diet, though…

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tips for improving mental health in young adults

Tips for Improving Mental Health in Young Adults

By October Boyles, MSN, BSN, RN March 21, 2018

With the particular stresses that can overpower the lives of teens and young adults, it’s no wonder that mental health issues are prevalent among these…

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how yoga can improve mental health

How Yoga Can Improve Mental Health

By October Boyles, MSN, BSN, RN March 14, 2018

Modern life, with all its advantages, has also brought with it an upswing in those suffering from a wide range of mental health issues. The…

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How Providers Can Keep Patients Coming Back

By October Boyles, MSN, BSN, RN February 23, 2018

As healthcare costs continue to be on the front burner of not only the political landscape but people’s monthly budgets as well, patients are taking…

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Why Medical Data Needs to be Protected

By October Boyles, MSN, BSN, RN February 19, 2018

One of the most pressing issues of our time is that of privacy. The headlines come in many different forms. Sometimes it’s about how much…

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10 Things That Should Be In Every Psychiatric Nursing Progress Note

10 Things That Should Be In Every Psychiatric Nurse’s Progress Note

By October Boyles, MSN, BSN, RN February 16, 2018

10 Things That Should Be In Every Psychiatric Nursing Progress Note Inpatient psychiatric nurses play a vital role as information collectors, so psychiatrists can make the right…

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