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U.S. Care is proud that our staff is recognized as leaders in the behavioral health services. They are known for their compassionate care, dedication to their clients, and innovative treatment services with evidence-based results. We are pleased to present their papers here.

The Strengths Dilemma

When an athlete has yet to master a skill, many coaches will focus on that problem area.  When an employee is struggling at work at a specific duty, most supervisors…

What Happened to My Child?​

These are the words of distress that behavioral health professionals hear form families when a son or daughter has their first breakdown.  What we used to term, “nervous breakdown” is…

Old New?

Seven Hundred years before the coining of the term "deinstitutionalization," the city of Geel in the Antwerp province of Belgium was on the way to perfecting this model of community…

What’s In a Name and Alphabet Soup?​

Now, more than ever, there are open discussions in the world of behavioral health about person centered services that are culturally appropriate.  For several decades the counseling professions have recognized…

What Do All of These New Letters Mean?

This blog will be the 1st of a 2 part series regarding LGBTQ basics.  Professionals in the field of Behavioral Health get questions about these letters and definitions quite often,…

What's In a Name?

Over the years, many of my clients have asked, “Why did you want to be “Dr. Sam?”  While it is true that my mom often said to me that my…

Is There a Drug Crisis in America and If So, What Can I Do?​

A few things we should all know: Drug overdoses are the leading cause of death in the United States, outpacing gun violence and auto accidents. Though the root of the…

Pop Culture: Educating our Youth or Dangerous or Youth Suicide; Let’s Talk​

There has been a wave of media attention centered on popular (TV, Movies, Music, Art) media’s glorification of teen suicide, and yet it is good to continue this conversation from…

Should I or Shouldn’t I?​

The classic dilemma of “should I or shouldn’t I” is explored here by Maxx Bauman.  Maxx has worked in the field of Special Education in the area of Behavior Management…