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
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HealthStar Home Health is presenting a series on various mental health and behavioral health 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. The Mayo Clinic… Read More »Understanding Schizophrenia
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
HealthStar Home Health provides unparalleled public healthcare services through stewardship, honor-driven values, and a genuine desire to serve individuals in our community. We are a culturally sensitive healthcare team that provides services to individuals who are traditionally underserved. In an effort to expand the range… Read More »Behavioral Health Home
Are you or an older adult you care for suffering from more than a case of the winter blues? Winters in Minnesota can have an effect on some as well as the lack of sunlight, but if you or a loved one are experiencing loss… Read More »Common Causes of Depression in Older Adults
We all feel anxious at times. In fact, occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. People may feel anxious when dealing with a problem at work or home; students feel anxious when preparing for a big test or interacting in a new social situation,… Read More »Feeling a Little Anxious?
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?
7:00 am: Amelia Muir, psychiatric home care nurse begins her day by logging into her laptop. After checking e-mails and confirming appointment times with patients, Amelia is ready to enter the field for her four scheduled home visits in Queens, New York. Queens, a borough… Read More »A Day in the Life of a Psychiatric Field Nurse
For some, the holiday season is “the most wonderful time of the year” but for those with mental health issues, seniors and caregivers, it’s also a time that manifests hopelessness and loss. People often get caught up in the commotion the holidays bring with all the… Read More »Managing Holiday Stress