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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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