This post was written by Harry Ritter, a physician-turned-entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of Alma. Teletherapy has made mental health care more accessible than ever before, making care possible for people who otherwise would never have been able to get it. But the antiquated system of licensure in the United States is creating aContinue reading “How Cross-State Licensure Reform Can Ease America’s Mental Health Crisis”
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Finding a therapist can be difficult. It’s especially tough for people searching for an in-network provider that’s culturally competent towards their life experiences. “Mental health care is a very intimate and highly personal experience. There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to high-quality care.” Dr. Harry Ritter, Founder & CEO of Alma Alma’s foundation was built on makingContinue reading “Alma’s Influence”
What is the role of cultural sensitivity in addiction treatment?
Alma member Evans Rochaste, NP, calls attention to the risk of perpetuating trauma or stigma by not taking the time to understand the culture in which a client lives.