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The Importance of Mental Health Research and Evaluation

April 30, 2021
From the moment our eyes open in the morning to the moment we go to sleep, our brains are flooded with information. We read news articles; we listen to podcasts, and all the while our brain is learning information about...
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How to Practice Self-care as a Busy Parent

February 9, 2021
Whether you’re a new parent or your youngest child is preparing to graduate high school, the effects of COVID-19 are complicating day-to-day life. A year of everyday life, plus the added layers of managing physical distancing, virtual learning and some...
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The Impact of Mental Health Challenges on Teens

February 3, 2021
Being a teen comes with exciting milestones that double as challenges. For all the highs that come with getting a driver’s license or acing that difficult test, there are lows that come with growing up in a rapidly changing world...
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Breaking Down Common Mental Health Misconceptions

January 26, 2021
When you think about mental health, what comes to mind? Maybe you think about how you feel right now or remember a time when you felt anxious. Some people may think about self-care or wonder how many people live with...
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Stay Hopeful During COVID-19

January 19, 2021
No one predicted the widespread impact COVID-19 has had on day-to-day life — life events were put on hold, vacations postponed, and we’re spending more time at home than we have in decades. But for all of the challenges we...
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How to Support a Loved One Who Has Been Impacted by COVID-19

January 13, 2021
There isn’t much the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t impacted – it’s affected how we interact with each other, where and how we work, how we celebrate life events, and most importantly, how we feel. Regardless of how you have been impacted...
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2020’s Word of the Year: “Resilience” — and Five Tips to Help You Maintain it in 2021

January 8, 2021
Every year, we try to find a word to encompass the past 12 months, and there were some to be expected: coronavirus, pandemic, and lockdown. But the one we chose may be less obvious: resilience. There is no denying that...
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Building Back Stronger in 2021

December 28, 2020
The end of 2020 is approaching, and many of us won’t be too sad to see this tumultuous year go. The COVID-19 pandemic has colored the year, impacting people across the country in unprecedented ways. We have missed weddings, graduations,...
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Supporting Caregivers with MHFA

December 21, 2020
On April 11, 2019, Puerto Rico awoke to the tragic news that a daughter had hammered her 89-year-old mother with Alzheimer’s Disease to death. The 54-year-old daughter presented signs of compassion fatigue for her role as caregiver, and she told...
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How to Cope with Physical Distancing During the Holidays

December 15, 2020
As the holidays quickly approach, it’s clear this year is a little different from past holiday seasons – we’re still adjusting to a “new normal” because of COVID-19. Limited social activities and physical distancing requirements mean many people will spend...
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Tackle the Winter Blues with Mental Health First Aid

December 9, 2020
It is that time of year again. The air is crisp; 6 p.m. looks like midnight; and it feels difficult to adjust. Many of us can relate – we have lost an hour of sunlight because of Daylight Savings Time,...
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Mental Health During the Holidays: Five Tips to Ease the Struggle

December 3, 2020
The holiday season is often a time of year for social activities, holiday shopping, and quality time with loved ones. This year, however, COVID-19 threatens to make those activities more difficult. Keeping up with activities, staying positive and — especially...
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