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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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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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kids learning online

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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