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Kids, COVID and Mental Health

May 11, 2021  |  Anxiety, COVID-19, Kids, school

NOTE: This article appeared in the Wilmington News Journal on May 11, 2021:     Not long after COVID-19 started shutting things down last year, I got a call from my sister. Her oldest, a 13-year-old who had been

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beautiful garden

Life's weeding process

April 29, 2021  |  Coping, mental health

Our guest blog writer this week is Michelle Rolf, Southwest Ohio Director at Mental Health America of Northern Kentucky & Southwest Ohio:   I was working in the garden last weekend (remember… when it was warm and

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Alcohol Awareness Month

Be One of Us

You may have heard it from friends or family members before when you're having a drink: "I'm just having one." But is it really? Truth be told, the amount of alcohol in one beer is different from the amount of alcohol

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Kids pandemic emotions

one year of COVID

March 11, 2021  |  Coping, COVID-19, kids, Mental health

It's hard to believe - well, maybe not so hard - that today marks one year since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic. In that time, our lives changed in so many ways - and not always in good ways. While we've had to

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COVID Care Program

COVID Care

February 25, 2021  |  Addiction, Alcohol, Anxiety, COVID-19, Depression

MHRB is excited to launch our part of Ohio's COVID Care Program. Through a grant from the federal government and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS), the board is promoting the

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Golden Rule

new year resolutions

January 8, 2021  |  mental health, New Year resolutions, stigma

Just eight days into 2021 and it's been a little bumpy. With what's been happening in the news and many adjusting once again to a five-day workweek, it can make us feel tired so quickly! Did anyone make New Year's

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