To accommodate the current conditions related to the Corona Virus, psychotherapy sessions are being conducted via the HIPPA compliant platform doxy.me as well as phone, FaceTime, Skype or Zoom. Michael Ash & Associates are dedicated to providing mental health services for current and new clients at all times. Please click on this link to enter the portal…

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“African Americans share the same mental health issues as the rest of the population, with arguably even greater stressors due to racism, prejudice, and economic disparities. Meanwhile, many wonder why African Americans shy away from psychotherapy as a potential solution to challenges such as depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, marriage problems, and parenting issues.” Click the Psychology Today article below for more…. If you or a loved…

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SleepHelp.org, a site created by insomniacs for insomniacs, has shared some great resources with us in order to help our clients. Check out these below links about overcoming the sleep disturbances that so often accompany and exacerbate certain mental health disorders. Bipolar Disorder and Sleep Anxiety and Sleep Depression and Sleep Living with any of…

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National Safety Month (NSM) is a month-long observance celebrated annually in the United States in June and Michael Ash, LCSW & Associates are proud participants.  During National Safety Month, individuals and organizations participate by making efforts to reduce the leading causes of unintentional injury and death at work, on the road, and in homes and communities. We ask that…

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National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) increases awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and encourages individuals in need of treatment and recovery services to seek help. Recovery Month celebrates individuals living their lives in recovery and recognizes the dedicated workers who provide the prevention, treatment, and recovery support services that make it possible.…

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“Once my loved ones accepted the diagnosis, healing began for the entire family, but it took too long. It took years. Can’t we, as a nation, begin to speed up that process? We need a national campaign to destigmatize mental illness, especially one targeted toward African Americans…It’s not shameful to have a mental illness. Get…

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Michael Ash, LCSW & Associates Can Help! Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a disorder in which a person has difficulty recovering after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event. PTSD can happen to anyone and, in fact, many people struggle with this condition. Michael Ash, LCSW & Associates encourages everyone to learn, connect, and share with others as we join The National…

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Being the best version of ourselves requires work and Michael Ash, LCSW & Associates are supporting Mental Health America in May as they to raise awareness of the importance of mental health and the balance between mind and body. Each day during the month of May, Mental Health America will post a challenge on their…

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and Michael Ash & Associates are dedicated to “Keeping Children Safe and Families Strong in Supportive Communities.”  Please refer to the following link – Childwelfare.gov Help parents, caregivers, and families tackle their everyday challenges and situations with tip sheets. These easy-to-read tip sheets cover topics ranging from managing stress and…

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