Blog Entries - 2016

When Brown Eyes Get Blue: Dealing with Holiday Depression

OK, so I don\'t have brown eyes. They\'re blue. But their not always brilliant blue. In fact, sometimes they are a little bloodshot from crying. A "blue mood" makes my eyes lose their sparkle, as my mom used to say.

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Dealing with December

There’s something about December that makes it harder to get out of bed. Maybe it’s because the mornings are so dark, or because the temperatures have started to drop; whatever the reason, environmental changes may

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Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks: From Clients' Perspective

If you're like many people preparing for this Thanksgiving holiday, right about now you're checking your menu over and over again. All the pieces are there: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry sauce,

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Eat Your Veggies: Nutrition and Mental Health

I'll go out on a limb here. I'll bet that more than a thousand times growing up, your parents told you at dinner, "Eat your veggies. They're GOOD for you!" We've certainly learned through our doctors and research that

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Election Anxiety: Coping Skills for the Next Couple of Days

"It's almost over!" I heard those words from a friend across the street the other day as he got home from work. He'd been feeling anxiety over this year's election - as have a lot of other people, according

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45 Minutes of Caring: One Police Officer's CIT Training Prevents a Suicide

What\'s it like for a police officer to get that call to help someone who may be ready to take his or her own life? For those like Loveland police officer Amy Campbell who took Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training

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