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Blog Entries - 'COVID-19'

Kids pandemic emotions

one year of COVID

March 11, 2021  |  Coping, COVID-19, kids, Mental health

It's hard to believe - well, maybe not so hard - that today marks one year since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic. In that time, our lives changed in so many ways - and not always in good ways. While we've had to

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COVID Care Program

COVID Care

February 25, 2021  |  Addiction, Alcohol, Anxiety, COVID-19, Depression

MHRB is excited to launch our part of Ohio's COVID Care Program. Through a grant from the federal government and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS), the board is promoting the

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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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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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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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