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Getting Back on Track During Addiction Recovery: What It Takes to Truly Thrive
The best way to get started is to address every aspect of your life in some way and determine the changes that will need to be made.

Having the academic pressure of a graduate student level course load is stressful enough. However, more than three-quarters of graduate students are working at least 30 hours per week on top of their course load.

Being Thankful Can Impact Our Mental Health
It’s the time of year again, where Americans are gathering with family to eat turkey with all the fixings and get the holiday season festivities rolling. But the Thanksgiving holiday is more than just an opportunity to eat a large feast. It’s also a chance to express gratitude and feel thankful for all the good parts of our life that we can celebrate.

Why Continuing Education Courses are Important After Getting Your License
After you got your license, there’s no doubt you breathed a sigh of relief and happiness. After years of school, followed by additional hours logged studying to pass the exam, it’s a breath of fresh air when the worries about high pressure testing situations are over.

Social Work’s New Grand Challenge Takes on Finances
With just two Social Work Grand Challenges to go, we’re in the home stretch. Get pumped up and ready to take action, because the November challenge is an important one! This month, we’ll be focusing on helping Americans of all income levels develop more stable finances.

The Impact of Social Media on Our Youth
Mental health clinicians and students who work with youth or parents often wonder about how social media impacts the development of our youngest members of society.

Just starting out: What I Wish I Learned in Psychology Graduate School
The information gathered and presented here is from actual young career professionals—ones who are just endeavoring out in their careers. They have been kind enough to share their wisdom and some information that might help out other young career professionals. We’ve compiled this information into a cohesive article of ways to get an edge in the field.

World Mental Health Day is October 10th
The World Health Organization (WHO) first began observing World Mental Health Day in 1992. With mental health challenges facing one fourth of people worldwide, WHO decided to found this holiday to raise awareness around mental health, educate the public, and reduce social stigma.

Promote Equality With New Social Work Grand Challenge
Our Grand Challenge for October is here, and it’s one that impacts families, children, and working adults all around America. This month, we’re going to be looking at financial inequality in America, particularly as it impacts impoverished Americans, and what we can do as social workers to change this discouraging trend.

The value of adding certifications
If you are considering a new certification to add to your arsenal of clinical skills, then you are on the right path. Even if you can’t add the certification until months or years later, it’s important to take steps to add value to your resume and education. Here are more reasons why you should consider a new certification.