How to tell a person they need professional help.

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-6breg-93e72a In this short episode, or “mini-sode” as I like to call it, I give a few tips on how to gently confront a person about going to see a therapist. It’s easier said than done…but what is worse…feeling a bit embarrased about bringing it up? OR…Never saying anything about it but regret it later?Continue reading “How to tell a person they need professional help.”

Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner on Border Mental Health Care

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-vkfjv-92234e Living and practicing on the US/Mexico border can present unique challenges to mental health practicioners.  We combat stigma, myths, strong cultural norms, biases, and lack of resources on a daily basis.   Jorge Medina, Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, treats patients with severe mental illness in prison and is qualified to treat children, adolescents,Continue reading “Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner on Border Mental Health Care”