Healthy Minds' Medical Director, Dr. Lisa Durette, was recently interviewed by KTNV Channel 13 (ABC Las Vegas) about some of the societal changes that took place during 2020 that we can expect to stay with us in 2021 and beyond. Some of these changes have been and continue to be sources of severe stress, anxiety, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
COVID-19 is taking a severe health and economic toll on communities across the country — including right here in Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. One often overlooked effect of the virus is the toll it's taking on our mental health and mental health care systems. Healthy Minds' Medical Director, Dr. Lisa Durette, (MD, DFAPA, DFAACAP, [...]
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 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
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
Meet Lauren Martin, Certified Nurse Practitioner, Substance Abuse Specialist, and “Third Culture Kid” From Singapore
Find out how Healthy Minds' Lauren Martin went from being a "third culture" kid in Singapore to a top mental health expert in Las Vegas, Nevada!