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These articles are written to be a resource for families, as well as other professionals in behavior health.

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Good Times at The Blanchard Institute

Good Times at The Blanchard Institute

Question: What do yo-yos, baby sharks, bowling, virtual reality, basketball games, and behavioral health care professionals have in Common? Answer: Ward Blanchard-- innovator, inspirer and collaborator. Little did I know when life took a side turn and I traveled to...

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Where Have all the Flowers Gone? On Grief and Loss

Where Have all the Flowers Gone? On Grief and Loss

*(dedicated to Joshua Walker Oct. 15, 1980-July 22, 2019) This morning, July 27, 2019 actually 1:00 am California-time, 4:00 am Charlotte-time, I uncustomarily ordered coffee from room service and they brought me a pot of coffee and a single red rose. I realized...

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Thank You For Your Military Service

Thank You For Your Military Service

I want to thank the military men and women past and present for their service and the thousands of behavioral health practitioners, doctors, psychologists, social workers, counselors and volunteers who dedicate their professional lives to them.
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From Worry to Wonder to Action

From Worry to Wonder to Action

The other day I traveled to San Diego and had the opportunity to hear Shelby Stanger (who also happens to be my youngest daughter) speak to a crowd of 500 influencers at Creative Mornings. Creative Mornings is a community that hosts monthly events to bring people of...

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Pot Party At 72?

Pot Party At 72?

Can you believe I was invited to a pot party at 72? Today I experienced a first. I was invited to a pot party. Not just any party, a high school reunion party. It started out harmless. One kind fellow from my high school offered his beautiful home to host a Southern...

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