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Dawn Behrend is an Instruction and Outreach Librarian at Lenoir-Rhyne University. She holds a B.A. in Psychology, M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Library Science. Dawn has worked for over 20 years as a Licensed Psychological Associate in addition to her career as an academic librarian, and continues to work part-time in private practice. She is the author of the chapter, “Distinguishing Depression from Burnout: Implications for Impactful Interventions for Long-Term Improvement”, in Academic Librarian Burnout: Causes and Responses. Ms. Behrend provides workshops, courses, and invited talks on issues related to mental health and neurodiversity in libraries and self-care for librarians. Ms. Behrend is currently serving as the President of the North Carolina Library Association. She is also active with the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) for which she has served on a number of committees. She currently holds the elected positions of Vice Chair of ACRL’s College Library Section and Member-at-Large of the Education and Behavioral Sciences Section.