California State University, Northridge Certificate in LGBTQ+ Health

An Organization’s Multidimensional Response to the Economy

When I reflect on the impact of the economy on mental health services, I find it impossible to describe the effect beyond the organization that I manage in Bethlehem, Connecticut. Wellspring is a nonprofit multi-service mental health organization that serves children, adolescents, young adults and...

Where Do We Go from Here? Follow-Up Care from Psychiatric Hospitalization

Psychiatric hospitalization is a disruptive event for any individual, especially for a child and family. However, brief the hospital stay – and stays are very brief these days – the person, the child, and the family has to cope with medications, restoring relationships, making an awkward and...