Taking Care of Yourself

By Rebecca Ward, MSW, LCSW About a month ago, I left to run some of those maintenance-type errands that aren’t all that much fun. When I was about a mile from home, I realized I had left my phone behind. I felt a little anxious before I became aware I would be able to have…

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What is Psychotherapy?

By Howard M. Turney, Ph.D. • Photography by David Yerby Psychotherapy has become important to the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders only in the recent past. The journey of psychotherapy no longer brings to mind thoughts of “voodoo” or similar unsympathetic descriptors. In reality, psychotherapy is an important way to address life’s challenges…

A Letter from the Governor

As Governor of Arkansas, I do all I can to improve the quality of life of those in our state. One important gauge of success is our health and access to care and treatment. We’re pretty good at recognizing and treating physical concerns, but we often miss the signs of mental illness, even in those…

Rivendell – CEO's Letter

Rivendell 100 Rivendell Drive, Benton, AR 72015 (501) 316-1255 At Rivendell, we offer hope and healing to those suffering from psychiatric conditions and addictions. We provide these services in both an inpatient setting-serving adults, adolescents and children and we also are proud to offer outpatient programs for adults in recovery. Our ultimate goal is to provide…

Arkansas Money & Politics – June 2018

Arkansas Money & Politics is back! The June magazine, which can be found inside your monthly edition of AY, is full of info on the future of solar in Arkansas, the life of Steve Clark and startup stories you won’t soon forget. Click on the links below to read stories from the June issue. You…

Tour de Rock: Riding for Patients

On Saturday, CARTI will host its 15th annual Tour de Rock Rider in North Little Rock. The cost to register is $55 in advance and $60 the day of, with the proceeds going towards CARTI’s patient assistance fund. “Patient assistance can be anything from nutritional supplements to fuel for cars, hotel stays or overnight stays…

Helena-West Helena

The River Town Full of History, Blues and Catfish by Curtis Lanning   Sitting along the banks of the Mississippi River, travelers will find Helena-West Helena, a town with rich history, soulful blues music and all the catfish one can eat. Shane Williams, executive director of Main Street Helena, encourages those seeking a fresh start…

A Musical Road Trip to the Arkansas Delta

Kimberly J. Williams, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism What do Johnny Cash, Louis Jordan, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Conway Twitty, Howlin’ Wolf, Charlie Rich, and Al Green have in common? In addition to becoming musical legends in various genres, each of these trailblazers was born or lived in eastern Arkansas. The region’s roster…