Online Library

When faced with mental illness, patients, families and others want to educate themselves, preparing themselves to ask questions and play an active role in working toward managing the illness. This library offers resources that will enhance the understanding of mental illness, specific diagnoses, and treatment options.

Education Series

2021 Free Community Education Series

Free Community Education Series – Traumatic Stress and Substance Use: A Complex Relationship

Presented by: Chris Tuell, Ed.D., Clinical Director of Addiction Services
Past event held on: 04/21/2021

Free Community Education Series – Aspergers Syndrome and OCD: Preventing Misdiagnosis

Presented by: Laurie Little, Psy.D., Director of Therapeutic Services, Residential and Lindsey Conover PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, OCD and Anxiety Team
Past event held on: 06/16/2021

Free Community Education Series – Anxiety Management

Past event held on: 10/20/2021

Free Community Education Series – Family Boundaries: The ties that bind for better or worse

Event Date: 12/15/2021
Event Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

2020 Free Community Education Series

Free Community Education Series – What is OCD and How is It Treated?

Past event held on: 06/17/2020

Free Community Education Series – Helping Teens Become Healthy Young Adults

Past event held on: 08/19/2020

Free Community Education Series – Co-Occurring Disorders: More Common than not

Past event held on: 10/21/2020

2019 Free Community Education Series

Free Community Education Series – Mercer Harvest of Hope conference presentation 2020

Presented by: White
Past event held on: 02/12/2019

Free Community Education Series – The Challenging Balance of Being a Loved One of a Person with a Substance Use Disorder

Presented by: White
Past event held on: 03/12/2019

Free Community Education Series – Suicide Prevention

Presented by: Casuto, Pollock, Rodriguez, and Walter
Past event held on: 04/09/2019

Free Community Education Series – Treating Mental Illness with Nutrition and Exercise

Presented by: Porter
Past event held on: 05/14/2019

Free Community Education Series – Mental Health and Genetics

Presented by: Milau
Past event held on: 06/18/2019

Free Community Education Series – Mindfulness

Presented by: Mariutto
Past event held on: 06/18/2019

Free Community Education Series – Making IT Through Crisis: DBT Distress Tolerance Skills

Presented by: Bosse Jensen
Past event held on: 07/16/2019

Free Community Education Series – Internet Use Disorder and My Child

Presented by: Tuell
Past event held on: 08/13/2019

Free Community Education Series – How to parent for children’s good mental health

Presented by: Guerdjikova
Past event held on: 09/17/2019

Free Community Education Series – Emotion Focused Household Culture

Presented by: O'Hearn
Past event held on: 10/15/2019

Free Community Education Series – Suicide and the Role of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

Presented by: Rodriguez
Past event held on: 11/12/2019

Free Community Education Series – Feeding the Demon: One Family’s Struggle with Anorexia

Presented by: Brown
Past event held on: 12/17/2019


* Note continuing education credits are only available during the live session. To view past webcast videos you must be registered.

2021 Webcast Series

The Need for Assessment During/After Detox – Pulling back the covers on substance abuse

Presented by: Chris Tuell, Lindner Center of HOPE, EdD, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS, Lindner Center of HOPE, Clinical Director of Addiction Services
Past event held on: 02/09/2021

Treatment Possibilities for Treatment Resistant Mental Illness

Presented by: Nelson Rodriguez, MD, FAPA, Lindner Center of HOPE, Staff Psychiatrist
Past event held on: 05/11/2021

An introduction to Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO DBT)

Presented by: Brett A. Dowdy, PsyD, Chief of Psychological Services and Laurie Little, PsyD, Director of Therapeutic Services, Residential
Past event held on: 10/12/2021

Crossing the Line: From Dual Diagnosis to Complex Comorbidity – Webcast Event 2.25 CME/CEU offered

Past event held on: 10/13/2021

Clinician Conversations of HOPE

Lindner Center of HOPE clinicians offer quick and concise viewpoints and guidance on important mental health topics.

One thing you wish patients understood about mental illness
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Dr. Allison Mecca discusses how expressing authentic emotion is essential for creating human connection.

Resources for Suicide-Attempt Survivors and Their Loved Ones
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Erin Snider, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse, recommends important resources to help survivors and their families heal.

How to help someone with an alcohol or drug addiction
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Ron Freudenberg, Outpatient Therapist, shares guidelines on how to set up a healthy, productive conversation with a loved one.

Recognizing suicide warning signs on social media
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Dr. Margot Brandi, Medical Director of Sibcy House, says it’s important not to ignore a a social post that may be a cry for help.

Help smooth your child’s transition back-to-school
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Dr. Jennifer Farley, Associate Chief of Psychological Services, shares ways to make the start of the new school year less stressful.

Patient Appreciation Day: A Special Thank You
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Jessica Kraft, Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner, extends warm thanks to the patients who inspire us every day.

Health Center Staff Appreciation Day: A Shout-Out
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Dr. Elizabeth Mariutto, Clinical Director of Eating Disorder Services, recognizes her team for their care and dedication throughout the pandemic.

Taking Care of Your Mental Health
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Dr. Paul Crosby, President and COO, explains why tending to your mental health is as important as your physical health.

Hope For Those Who Experience PTSD
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Dr. Allison Mecca breaks down three types of psychotherapy treatment.

Innovative Depression Therapies
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Dr. Stacey Spencer shares novel skill-building approaches to overcome problems and achieve goals.

Overcoming the Stigma of Depression and Anxiety
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Dr. Will Hartmann explores the stigma of mental illness and how to fight it.

Treating Alcohol Addiction
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Dr. Chris Tuell, Clinical Director of Addiction Services, offers helpful insights into the complexities of treating alcohol addiction.

Women’s Mental Health
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Women experience depression and anxiety at twice the rate of men. Dr. Danielle Johnson examines contributing factors.

Mental Health in Minority Communities
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Dr. Danielle Johnson looks at the mental health impact of the pandemic and increased racism-based stress in minority communities.

Mental Health Awareness Month: Tools to Thrive
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Dr. Lori Walter discusses how Telehealth benefits patients and how you can help support this important new service at Lindner Center of HOPE.

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month
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Dr. Tracy Cummings, Chief of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, discusses the ever-increasing prevalence of mental illness in children.

National Children’s Health Day
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Dr. Tracy Cummings looks at the many assessment and treatment options available for children and teenagers at Lindner Center of HOPE.