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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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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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Christmas cookie

Merry Christmas

December 24, 2020  |  Addiction, Christmas stress, coping, Mental health

For anyone living with a mental health or addiction disorder, holidays - even Christmas - can be hard. A particular memory or incident may come to mind that brings back difficult experiences, perhaps. There are a number

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Different Kind of Holiday

A different kind of holiday

December 4, 2020  |  Christmas stress, COVID-19, depression, holidays

It's a foregone conclusion at this point that Christmas and Hanukkah and Kwanzaa and New Year's Eve will all be very different this year. COVID has taken its toll on so many of our traditions and "feel good" things that

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Veterans Day

Thank you veterans

November 11 is a pretty remarkable day, isn't it? Every year we take time to give thanks to our military veterans for their service to our country. Many of them served in battles, and many served in peace time. All,

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COVID holidays

Holiday coping in the COVID age

Has it really been nearly 12 months already? How time flies! Yep - it's almost time for the holidays again. But this time, with an added twist - COVID-19. Oh sure, it's a fun time of year ... ususally. We look forward

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woman looking out window

suicide prevention for older adults

I was 10 years old when my paternal grandfather died. He was the only grandfather I'd known, since my mom's dad died when she was just 14 or 15. But I digress. My grandmother grieved as any spouse would, and  the rest

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