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Healthy Minds’ Mental Health Practicum in Las Vegas, NV

2019-03-13T15:50:52+00:00February 28th, 2019|Mental Health|

Healthy Minds is on a mission to improve mental healthcare in Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. One component of that goal is helping to educate, train, and retain the next generation of mental health experts — MDs, therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical social workers, and other specialists. Our previous article provided an overview of our externship [...]

Partnering with Milan Institute to train the next generation of Las Vegas mental health care workers

2019-02-07T08:50:50+00:00February 7th, 2019|Mental Health|

Many people don't realize that Nevada currently ranks 50th in state health care rankings. This is a huge and complex problem, but one that must be solved. At Healthy Minds, we're actively creating solutions to make health care better for all citizens of Las Vegas and southern Nevada. Addressing the problems in Las Vegas's mental [...]

Employee Spotlight: Khali Koetting, Therapist

2019-02-28T10:59:58+00:00January 30th, 2019|Team Stories|

Healthy Minds' Employee Spotlight articles feature dedicated team members doing amazing work to make mental health care better for everyone in Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. Introducing Khali Koetting, Therapist at Healthy Minds (and a Detroit Lion's Fan) Khali Koetting, Therapist at Healthy Minds. We'd like to introduce you to Khali Koetting, a [...]

Employee Spotlight: Lauren Bratland, Data Specialist

2019-03-20T10:09:39+00:00January 15th, 2019|Team Stories|

Healthy Minds' Employee Spotlight articles feature dedicated team members doing amazing work to make mental health care better for everyone in Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. Introducing Lauren Bratland, Data Specialist at Healthy Minds Name: Lauren Bratland Hometown: Born in Winchester England, but have also lived in Thousand Oaks, CA and Raleigh, NC Position with [...]

The Importance of Staying – by Janet Nordine, MS, LMFT

2019-01-13T21:42:46+00:00December 19th, 2018|Mental Health|

Healthy Minds recently held an internal writing contest, with the winner receiving a donation to the charity of their choice. Congrats to contest winner Janet Nordine, who asked that Adoptees Connect receive the prize money on her behalf. In addition to Janet's work at Healthy Minds, she also has a popular blog, www.experiencecourage.com, where she writes [...]

Is there a problem? Knowing when and how to get mental health care for your child.

2018-11-14T12:05:04+00:00October 31st, 2018|Mental Health, Psychiatry, Therapy|

Does your child have mental health issues? How can you tell? Here's how to know when and how to get mental healthcare for your child.

Amphetamine Use In Nevada – Information, Risks, and Getting Help

2018-09-07T17:20:11+00:00September 7th, 2018|Addiction Treatment|

Amphetamine use in Nevada is becoming an increasing problem. In fact, Nevada has the nation’s highest amphetamine death rate. As the Las Vegas Review-Journal recently reported, "The death rate in Nevada attributed to “psychostimulants” — a class of drugs that includes methamphetamine, ecstasy and ADHD prescription drugs like Adderall and Ritalin — hit 7.5 per [...]

Benzodiazepines: Valium, Xanax, Ativan, Librium… Good or Bad?

2018-08-28T13:35:46+00:00August 28th, 2018|Addiction Treatment|

Did you know that Benzodiazepines and alcohol are the only two substances that have withdrawal symptoms that can directly cause death? This is due to the potential for severe seizures during withdrawal. Withdrawal from other substances such as methamphetamines or opioids may make you feel like you are dying, but withdrawal from these substances won’t directly [...]

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