Here I am, hoping to write a great blog post about Magan, one of HealthStar’s Mental Health department superstar Clinical Supervisors. She has this great HealthStar history that goes back to the beginning of the Mental Health program (spoiler alert – she was one of… Read More »Spotlight: Magan Olson, Clinical Supervisor
HealthStar Home Health is presenting a series on various mental health and behavioral topics. In this series of articles, we take a look at different subjects and provide information to help you know how best to care for your loved one. Autism Speaks defines autism,… Read More »Understanding Autism and What is Covered Under the Spectrum Umbrella
With the holiday season fast approaching, the first thing that comes to mind are the joys the holidays bring. Time with friends, family traditions and the wonders of the season all bring great joy to many. But for an estimated 16 million American adults that… Read More »Mental Health and Depression
The numbers are staggering. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 1 in every 5 adults in America live with a mental health condition. Approximately 13.6 million adults in America live with a serious mental illness, and one-half of all chronic mental illness… Read More »Mental Health – How Can We Remove The Stigma?
Written by Dr. Verna Benner Carson, PMH/CNS Over the last few weeks there has been significant information in the news about Alzheimer’s disease. On March 5th, 2014 in USA Today and many other Psychiatric home care is focused on “making better” the patient who has… Read More »Psychiatric Home Care: A bridge to the community and an anchor to remain there