The addition of telehealth, or virtual, services to the mental health field creates a need for new and versatile professionals. If you’re interested in or already entering the substance abuse field, there is a growing need to fill the position of telehealth substance abuse counselor. For tenured … [Read more...] aboutHow Do I Become a Telehealth Substance Abuse Counselor?
The Ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus is credited with observing that change is the only constant in the natural world. Yet, as humans, we often find change to be one of the greatest hurdles. Without it, we become stagnant and slowly left behind. With it, we face fear and uncertainty. Will change … [Read more...] aboutAbsolute Advocacy’s Telehealth Approach
According to the Pew Research Center: 20% of Americans were working home before the pandemic71% were working from home as of December 202054% may want to keep working from home after the pandemic Since we spend so much of our time working, the choice between working from home or working in the … [Read more...] aboutWorkplace Mental Health: Pros & Cons of Remote Work
If you are currently living with a mental illness, it's important to know how to advocate for yourself and your needs. This can mean educating friends and family about your illness and your needs, speaking up for yourself to your healthcare team, and, sometimes, choosing to tell your manager or … [Read more...] aboutWorkplace Mental Health: Should You Disclose Your Mental Illness?