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Preparing for school to start

Here it comes! Mentally preparing your family for school

Guest blog post by our provider partner, Beech Acres Parenting Center Believe it or not, it’s already time to start preparing your children (and yourself!) to head back to school. Back to school season can be

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Depression Screening Day

Depression Screening Day

October 8, 2021  |  Depression, Mental health, screening

About a week ago, a friend of mine talked with me about how down she'd been feeling. It started as a general sense of "meh" but quickly spiraled into a deeper despair. She felt overwhelmed and didn't know where to

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Overdose Awareness Day

Overdose Awareness Day

August 26, 2021  |  Alcohol, Drugs, Opiates, overdose

We need to talk. And that's the point of Overdose Awareness Day next week - taking time to start open and informative discussion about how to end overdoses and help those who experience it to get treatment and

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kids and back to school

kids and school anxiety

August 9, 2021  |  Anxiety, Kids, school

Has summer break really just about finished? Seems like it just started for my nephews and yet here they are - ready to head back to the classroom already. My sister's lucky in some ways. Her boys are eager to get back

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drug overdose

help for addiction

July 14, 2021  |  Addiction, Opiates, overdose, treatment

Today's news that drug overdose deaths across the U.S. in 2020 hit the highest levels every recorded is deeply concerning. It also points to a need for more education and access to treatment and recovery services. Our

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friends helping friends

on being helpful

Last weekend the Dayton Daily News published a story about a young girl who took her own life shortly after COVID-19 shut things down last March. That got me to thinking - are people taking time to check in on friends

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sleep and mental health

fixing your sleep

June 10, 2021

We've had a rough year - well, more than a year, really. Adjusting life amidst a pandemic has meant not just working more from home and spending more time indoors. It's also meant a lack of sleep. Admittedly, my sleep

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