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Raising Awareness and Helping Others by Remembering Ryan

 

 

When I got that call on June 23, 2013, everything changed. It was the biggest shock of my life and the worst thing that could ever happen to me. It’s five years later and I still really can’t believe my son Ryan took his own life.

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#FUTURES18: Our FUTURES Are Great (River)!

It’s fantastic that we’re able to have talented individuals from all over the U.S. as members of our Netsmart family. From California to New York, we have locations across the country that efficiently work together through collaboration and teamwork, regardless of distance. This summer, a group of FUTURES traveled to our office in Great River, N.Y. and report on their experience, sharing what it’s like to work with different teams and what they’ve been able to do during their time there. Continue reading #FUTURES18: Our FUTURES Are Great (River)!

#FUTURES18: Helping Others Through Mental Health First Aid

At Netsmart, we strongly believe that mental health is equally as important as physical health. Just as first aid may help someone with an injury in an emergency, so does Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) when it comes to someone experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis. We offer all of our associates the opportunity to take an eight-hour course where they learn about the risk factors and warning signs of someone in mental health distress and are equipped with the tools to help.

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#FUTURES18: FUTURES Revisited

It’s thrilling that FUTURES from previous summers come back to join us for another 10 weeks of learning and real-world experience. With each opportunity, they’re able to expand their knowledge and build upon what they learned the previous year. Watch as returning FUTURES Alex Beattie, Jessica Jones and Tyler Michels explain why they made the decision to spend another summer with the Netsmart family and what they’re looking forward to this year.

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Finding your FUTURES at Netsmart

This week marks the beginning of our annual FUTURES summer program, a unique experience for 40 college students from around the country. They join us at Netsmart for 10 exciting weeks where they will receive firsthand, real-world experience working in various areas of healthcare IT. Two former FUTURES and current Netsmart associates share some insight into their experience and what makes being a FUTURE unique.

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#MHM2018: Say What?

Words are powerful. Choosing the right thing to say can make a world of difference to someone who may be experiencing a mental illness. It’s important to pick your words carefully in order to provide the best support possible. Consider the following in the event of lending comfort and compassion to a loved one.

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