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