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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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COVID and back to school

Back To School?

August 5, 2020  |  anxiety, coronavirus, COVID-19, kids, parents, school

Right about now, parents and kids alike would be starting preparations for the first day of school. Or for some, maybe that school year would already be underway. Either way, parents might be rejoicing and kids - well,

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drinking and COVID-19

drinking and COVID-19

July 9, 2020  |  COVID-19, Drinking

It had been a while since I saw a good friend of mine. The COVID-19 pandemic had kept us from visiting much except by phone or FaceTime, and even then it wasn't a lot. So, after a couple of months of this, I decided to

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PTSD overview video

PTSD and the 4th of July

July 2, 2020  |  4th of July, Mental health, Ptsd

The heat is on as we head toward the 4th of July. Still, we'll be celebrating with virtual family get-togethers, cookouts with our live-in loved ones (or socially distanced family gatherings, too), and then - where

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talking to teens coronavirus

your teens mental health

June 23, 2020  |  Anxiety, coronavirus, Depression, teens

It's been a difficult few months for all of us under stay-at-home orders while coronavirus runs rampant through our communities. We've seen restlessness among Americans, both locally and across the country, who want

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