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The Burnout Limbo

Content from MindWise Innovations, a division of Riverside Community Care: Whether you love or hate your job (or even if you fall somewhere in between), burnout is a danger. Burnout happens when the negative stress of your day-to-day work outpaces your ability to manage it. While burnout is most often associated with your professional career, your “day-to-da… read more >


Supporting Student-Athletes – College Sports’ Role in Mental Health

Content from MindWise Innovations, a division of Riverside Community Care: Last month, MindWise Director of Mental Health Screening & Research Lisa Desai moderated a TEDx Talk on “Supporting Student-Athlete Mental Health” at the 40th Annual Women Leaders in College Sports Convention. The panel brought much-needed attention to the importance of colleg… read more >


98% Satisfaction Rating from People Served

One of our five value statements at Riverside is “excellence must be a guiding force in everything we do.” As part of this commitment to excellence, each year we survey those we serve to learn what we are doing well, as well as what we can do better and where we can grow. The surveys are anonymous and administered electronically. I’m very pleased to repo… read more >


“There is someone standing ready …”

I am Lisa Newell and I am bi-polar and in recovery from abusing alcohol and drugs.   I have to say, the mood swings started young. I went into a major depressive episode around the age of 12. From there, periods of risky behaviors and endless amounts of time in bed followed me through my 20s and 30s. During all those years I went to therapists and psyc… read more >


“Changes do happen in people’s lives”

“At the age of 58, I have changed the way I think and want to live … I’ve learned to love me.” William H. is one of 2,200 people enrolled with Riverside Community Partners, a Behavioral Health Community Partner Program.  BH CPs collaborate with Accountable Care Organizations and physicians to ensure better coordinated care. Enrollees get assistance navig… read more >