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All Threats Are Not The Same

Posted by George L. Vergolias on April 24, 2018

All threats of violence are not the same. Two threats can both be very serious in severity, yet have very different dynamics related to motives, pre-attack warning signs, planning, execution, and lethality. Within the past three days North America experienced a mass shooting in Nashville, Tennessee, and a vehicular mass attack in Toronto, Canada. Details […]

Mental Health Treatment Is Not the Cure-All in Stopping Gun Violence

Posted by George L. Vergolias on February 23, 2018

In the New York Times was a well-written op-ed piece by Dr. Amy Barnhorst of UC Davis clearly outlining the limitations of traditional mental health treatment to prevent mass shootings. She does an excellent job of explaining the design of the involuntary commitment process, the role, and benefit of psychotherapy and the limitations of both. The […]

Essential Elements: Behavioral Health Treatment

Essential Elements: Behavioral Health Treatment

Posted by Tyler Arvig on February 21, 2018

We live in an interesting time of amazing technological advancement. It is truly the age of everything now. The benefits of smartphones, online shopping, and navigation systems cannot be understated. Similar advancements are also evident in the medical world, with medications, treatment options, and technological service options (such as telehealth) that would have been unfathomable […]

The Role of Engagement and Leakage in Mass Shootings

The Role of Engagement and Leakage in Mass Shootings

Posted by George L. Vergolias on February 16, 2018

By George Vergolias, PsyD, LP   On February 14th, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz woke up, seemingly did his regular morning routine, and later took an Uber to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, arriving at 2:19 pm EST. He then walked into the school and opened fire with an AR-15, killing 17 and wounding […]

Press Release: R3 Continuum Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification

Press Release: R3 Continuum Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification

Posted by Jamie Gassmann on January 30, 2018

R3 Continuum Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Manage Risk, Improve Security Posture and Meet Compliance Requirements HITRUST CSF Certification validates R3 Continuum is committed to meeting key regulations and protecting sensitive information MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — R3 Continuum (R3), a leading provider of solutions for managing complex disability and workers’ compensation claims […]

Surviving the Holidays

Posted by Sunny Sorensen on December 27, 2017

Stop. Take a deep breath. Now, slowly let it out. It’s important to stop from time to time and take a moment to simply breathe, especially during the holidays. At this time of the year, many of us are overbooked. We add more errands and tasks to our already full schedules. That’s why it’s especially […]

Holiday Stress Management

Posted by Christina Uplinger on December 20, 2017

We live in a fast-paced world with infinite access to social media, news sources, and magazine articles that hope to influence how we manage our lives. But how helpful is external advice for stress management? Do we take this advice or does it just add to our stress, especially as we navigate the emotionally fraught […]

Tips on Holiday Survival

Posted by Erin Gavigan on December 13, 2017

The holidays: a time where we come together and relish the joys of life. A time of festivity and recreation. A time where feelings of elation, generosity, and levity are abundant. A time when we induce ourselves into a state of blissful caloric amnesia. Despite our jocular expectations, we often forget just how exhausting and, […]