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Generation Z as the Post-COVID Workforce

Hardest hit by mental health issues during the COVID-19 lockdown, Generation Z has struggled like no other group throughout this...
Helping Injured Workers Overcome the Fear of Returning to Work

Helping Injured Workers Overcome the Fear of Returning to Work

It's natural for people to feel some fear, anxiety or reluctance about returning to their jobs after being out of...
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

In 1909, along with philosopher William James and psychiatrist Adolf Meyer, Clifford W. Beers founded the Connecticut Society for Mental...
The Acoustics of Assertiveness: Learn the Broken Record Technique

The Acoustics of Assertiveness: Learn the Broken Record Technique

Ascellus recently finished a webinar series, Rebound from COVID: 6 Influence Skills, which consisted of six 30-minute sessions with our...
The Medicine Cabinet in Your Brain

The Medicine Cabinet in Your Brain

Emotions are powerful. They not only make a difference in how we feel and behave but they directly impact our...
Facing the COVID-19 Pandemic: Medical and Psychological Approaches

Facing the COVID-19 Pandemic: Medical and Psychological Approaches

The emergence of COVID-19 has stimulated extensive research into its epidemiology and pathogenesis as well as the development of new...
Weathering the Storm – COVID-19 and Mental Health

Weathering the Storm – COVID-19 and Mental Health

Part 4. Final Common Pathway This is the final installment of a four-part series on mental health issues and COVID-19....
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Mind-Body Connection Key to Preventing Delayed Recoveries

Your body is more than just a vehicle for carrying your head around. Modern research shows the mind and body...
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Technology, Telehealth Services Mean Faster CBT and Quicker RTWs

Technology has truly revolutionized the way medical care is delivered to injured workers. We can now reach them in a...
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A Day in the Life of a Tapering Opioid User: The Hijacked Brain

There’s an experiment I like to do with audiences when I am presenting on the use/misuse of opioids for chronic...

##!%$# Curse Much? Could Just Be Your Brain in Pain

What do you usually do when you stub your toe hard or hit your thumb with a hammer instead of...

Early CBT Intervention Changes Lives, Saves Money for WC Payers

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) uses a holistic approach to help people with delayed recoveries. It is short-term, goal-oriented, and has...

Consider Trauma-Related Psychosocial Risks at Halloween Celebrations

It’s Halloween – a day that can be a great opportunity for team building and comradery at an organization. Many...

Hyperalgesia—A Blessing in Disguise for Opioid Users

Hyperalgesia—A Blessing in Disguise for Opioid Users  We know the danger of long-term, unnecessary opioid use: Respiratory depression Drowsiness Lethargy...

Meditation: Don’t Overthink It

If you’re looking to destress, increase your focus, improve your sleep and raise your awareness, meditation is the way to...
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CBT and Smartphones: Study Shows Power of CBT on Brain Changes

CBT and Smartphones: Study Shows Power of CBT on Brain Changes   There is a little known addiction that could...

Test Your Mental Health Knowledge

Test Your Mental Health Knowledge   Are you in a mental state? Confused? Good news; we are here to help! Workers’...