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7 Strategies for Dealing with Work Anxiety

7 Tips for Creating a Healthy and Positive Work Environment

A Healthy Home is a Happy Home: How to Optimize Your Home for Healthy, Stress-free Living

A Navigation Guide to Self-Discovery During Your Addiction Recovery Journey

ACT, Inc.

ACT, an independent, not-for-profit organization provides assessment, research, information, and program management services in the broad areas of educational planning, career planning, and workforce development.

Addiction Center

Addiction and Depression: Treating Co-Occurring Disorders

AddictionResource.com

American College Counseling Association

American College Counseling Association (ACCA) - an association of counselors who work in higher education - professors, therapists, researchers, psychologists, administrators, advisors, supervisors, graduate students and paraprofessionals.

American Counseling Association

The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession. Founded in 1952, ACA is the world's largest association exclusively representing professional counselors. The mission of the American Counseling Association is to enhance the quality of life in society LCA is the a state divsion of ACA.

American Mental Health Counselors Association

A Division of the American Counseling Association, AMHCA represents mental health counselors, advocating for client-access to quality services within the health care industry.

American School Counselor Association

The American School Counselor Association is the national organization representing the school counseling profession. ASCA focuses on providing professional development, enhancing school counseling programs and researching effective school counseling practices. With ONE VISION ONE VOICE, ASCA emphasizes its commitment to all school counselors and all students. LSCA is a state division of ASCA

American Society of Addiction Medicine

Antioch University

Anxiety and Depression — First Cousins, At Least

Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Anxiety Network International 

Helping Your Anxious Child or Teen

Mood Disorders and Teenage Girls

20 Tips to Help De-Escalate Interactions with Anxious Students

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Addiction: Identifying & Treating your Dual Diagnosis

Social Anxiety and Bipolar Disorder

Advice on Talking to Professors About Your Disability

19 Reasons to Get a Service Dog for Your Anxiety

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences

The Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences (AATBS) provides license exam preparation and continuing education for mental health professionals. AATBS has served thousands of psychologists, social workers, counselors, and marriage and family therapists for over 30 years.

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision

The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) emphasizes the need for quality education and supervision of counselors in all work settings. Through the accreditation process and professional development activities, ACES strives to continue to improve the education, credentialing and supervision of counselors. Publications on current and relevant research, practices, ethical standards and related problems are available to members. Persons who are engaged in the professional preparation of counselors will find leadership through ACES. The purpose of the Association, in accordance with the purpose of ACA, is to advance counselor education and supervision in order to improve guidance, counseling and student development services in all settings of society. LACES is a state division of ACES.

Association for Counselors & Educators in Government

Association for Counselors and Educators in Government(ACEG) is an Association for Counseling and Education professionals whose work settings are in government or military related agencies. It is a Division of the American Counseling Association (ACA).

Association for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Issues in Counseling

Association for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Issues in Counseling is a division of the American Counseling Association with a mission to educate mental health service providers about issues confronting gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals.

Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD)

Originally the Association of Non-White Concerns in Personnel and Guidance, AMCD is a divsion of the American Counseling Association. AMCD strives to improve cultural, ethnic and racial empathy and understanding by programs to advance and sustain personal growth

Association for Spiritual, Ethical and Religious Values in Counseling

The Association for Spiritual, Ethical and Religious Values in Counseling (ASERVIC),one of 17 divisions of the American Counseling Association, is an organization of counselors and other human development professionals who are convinced that spiritual, ethical, religious, and other human values are essential to the full development of the person and to the counseling profession.

Chi Sigma Iota

Chi Sigma Iota is the international honor society for counselors-in-training, counselor educators, and professional counselors. Its mission is to promote scholarship, research, professionalism, leadership and excellence in counseling, and to recognize high attainment in the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence in the field of counseling. The Society was established in 1985 through the efforts of leaders in the counseling profession whose desire was to provide recognition for outstanding achievement as well as outstanding service within the counseling profession

Childhood Anxiety & Related Disorders: Does My Child Have an Anxiety Disorder?

CE Broker - FMHCA is a Gold Partner

FMHCA, Florida Mental Health Counselors Association, members now receive a $5 discount to CE Broker, the official continuing education tracking system. A subscription to CE Broker lasts for one year and offers you a continuing education management tool. The Professional Account includes Official CE Compliance Transcripts which display your renewal requirements, show everything recorded to date, and detail what you have left to complete. Go to www.CEBroker.com and use the Association Code to apply your $5 discount. Subscribe or create a 7-Day Free Trial Account and apply the code when asked, “Have a Promotion Code or Association Discount?” Discount Code: Contact office@flmhca.org for the discount code.

drugrehab.com

Millions of people and their families are affected by substance abuse and addiction. Our resource is a comprehensive resource for all topics related to addiction. DrugRehab.com exists to educate visitors about drug addiction, recovery, mental health, co-occurring disorders and other addiction-related topics by providing the latest information on trends, treatment options and support services for patients and their families. 

Education Online Search

Education Online Search is a web-based portal of career and college information. They include an ever expanding site with over 200 pages of unbiased information and facts on careers for those seeking basic facts on careers from Automotive Maintenance to Irish Studies. The site offers a collection of career articles and education articles to guide students through many aspects of a search, including career descriptions, financial aid tips, an overview of standardized college tests, a directory of colleges, and more.

Elderly Anxiety Disorders

emedicine/medscape

Florida Art Therapy Association

FMHCA is partnered with the Florida Art Therapy Association to enhance professional opportunities and provide continuity of care for our clients. For more information, visit: http://www.floridaarttherapy.org

Florida Dept. of Health HIPAA information
How Kids Can Talk to Parents About Depression

How the Orlando Tragedy Influences LMHCs

How Service Dogs Help Humans with Anxiety and Depression

International Association of Addiction and Offender Counselors (IAAOC)

This division of the American Counseling Association was originally the Public Offender Counselor Association. Members of IAAOC advocate the development of effective counseling and rehabilitation programs for people with substance abuse problems, other addictions, and adult and/or juvenile public offenders.

International OCD Foundation

Marriage and Mental Health: How to Cope When Your Spouse Has Been Diagnosed with Schizophrenia

Mastering College Stress and Anxiety

MDwise Disease Management Tools

Mental Health America

National Association on Mental Illness

National Board for Certified Counselors

The National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. and affiliates (NBCC)

NBFE - National Board of Forensic Evaluators

Approval and Endorsement | NBFE is the only forensic mental health counselors credentialing body recognized and endorsed by the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) and the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association (FMHCA). The American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) and The Florida Mental Health Counselors Association (FMHCA) have agreed to partner with NBFE's credentialing process as well as to endorse the credentialing of forensic mental health evaluators, workshops and homestudies for its national members. For those members who become NBFE credentialed as a forensic mental health evaluator, NBFE will grant 3 CEU's (30 Contact Hours) towards State license renewal. http://www.nbfe.net/

National Insitute of Mental Health

National Guideline Clearinghouse From Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Online Counseling Programs 

PubMed

PsychCentral

Recognizing and Treating Depression During Pregnancy

Suicidal Thoughts and Alcohol Abuse: Tackling Both Problems Head On

Treating and Living with Anxiety

Treatment Intervention: Psychiatry and Psychology

What is it Like to Live with Social Anxiety?

Wounded Officers Initiative (WOI) 

Suicide, substance abuse, and divorce within law enforcement are all too common in law enforcement. The Wounded Officers Initiative is working on the creation and implementation of a National peer based support program called BlueLine Support. The program works in collaboration with mental health specialists which will provide on demand counseling to all wounded, active, and retired officers at no cost to them.

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