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Alison Sutton-Ryan

Alison Sutton-Ryan LCSW, LISAC is a Mental Health Counselor for University of Arizona Health Sciences in the Program for Mental Health Wellness of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. She provides free and confidential brief counseling, consultation, assessment and referrals for health sciences students as well as workshops, trainings and class presentations on mental health. Alison has worked as a clinical social worker and psychotherapist for over twenty years with special focus on anxiety and depression, perinatal mood disorders and addictions. She is also an adjunct instructor. She is passionate about mental health wellness and recovery and excited to bring new initiatives to UAHS.

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Tags: mindfulness, nutrition, mental health, stress, relaxation, spirituality, healthy lifestyle, fitness, school, college
As the new semester begins, there is much excitement and anticipation—and often much stress. School can bring many additional responsibilities and it can seem that our own care is last on the list.In my role as a... (read more)