National Recovery Month: A Review

National Recovery Month: A Review

National Recovery Month is the perfect time to stand with our colleagues advocating for recovery. Every year, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) dedicates September to increasing awareness and understanding of mental and substance...
For Providers: Suicide Risk Assessment

For Providers: Suicide Risk Assessment

As we wind down September’s suicide prevention month, it’s a good time for those of us who treat eating disorders and other mental health conditions to evaluate our own suicide assessment skills and remind ourselves to be on the lookout for specific risk factors that...

Skill of The Week: PLEASE MASTER

  As we continue our blog series on DBT Skills for coping, we enter the DBT module or chapter called Emotion Regulation.  Emotion Regulation skills have three primary goals: 1) to help us better attend to and understand our emotions, 2) to decrease our vulnerability...

Skill of The Week: ABC Please

Our journey through the Emotion Regulation Module of DBT continues as we travel on to “ABC PLEASE.” This skill gives us tangible tools and skills that can be used to increase our own personal and emotional resilience. If this sounds similar to the principles behind...