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When Things Aren’t Perfect: Caring for Yourself & Your Children

2021-09-14T18:04:03-04:00September 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Recently, the Nevada Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics hosted their September 2021 Live Walk with a Doc KIDS TIME. During the September walk, the organization welcomed Healthy Minds' Dr. Lisa Durette who gave a brief, family-friendly talk title, When Things Aren’t Perfect: Caring for Yourself & Your Children. Dr. Durette then took parent [...]

Talking to your teens and tweens about suicide

2020-12-15T10:36:42-04:00December 15th, 2020|Mental Health, Psychology|

For over 4 years, the Nevada Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (Nevada AAP) has led in-person Walk with a Doc events to encourage families to learn about pediatric health topics and then go for a walk with doctors in our community. Starting in April 2020, the Nevada AAP temporarily changed our monthly in-person [...]

Polarizing politics & your children: interview with Dr. Lisa Durette

2020-12-14T17:33:36-04:00December 14th, 2020|Mental Health, Psychology|

Healthy Minds' Medical Director, Dr. Lisa Durette, was recently interviewed by Las Vegas's News 3 about how parents can talk to their kids (and people with different political ideologies) within the context of a highly polarized political environment. Your children watch how you behave and interact with other people, so it's a good idea to [...]

What is play therapy? Find out from Janet Nordine, Registered Play Therapist at Healthy Minds.

2019-06-03T10:07:41-04:00June 3rd, 2019|Mental Health, Team Stories|

We recently highlighted Janet Nordine, MS, LMFT, a valued team member at Healthy Minds. Well, we're highlighting Janet again because she just became a Registered Play Therapist, certified by the Association for Play Therapy (APT). Janet also became a Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI) practitioner, one of only four others in Las Vegas! What is Play Therapy? [...]

Healthy Minds’ Mental Health Practicum in Las Vegas, NV

2019-03-13T15:50:52-04:00February 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

2019-02-07T08:50:50-04:00February 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 [...]

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