“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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Every day the nation’s 650,000 social workers act as advocates, champions and leaders who make our society a better place to live. For instance, school social worker Rochelle Gauthier in New Orleans advocates for children who may have been affected by gun violence and other trauma, helping them get mental health and other services they…

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