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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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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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screening for depression

screen for depression

October 1, 2019  |  Depression, screening

A friend of mine asked me a question after a recent visit with his doctor. "Why are they asking me whether I feel down?" he said. "That's not a physical health thing. Or is it?" He had a legitimate question. Having

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men and suicide prevention

men and mental health

There's no denying that mental health issues affect men and women. And research indicates that mental illnesses affect women at a higher rate than men. But when it comes to getting help, men just don't do it well.

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Does a loved one have a mental disorder?

How do I know it's a mental illness

How Do I Know if My [Parent, Child, Sibling, Friend, Co-Worker] Has a Mental Disorder? Many people with mental health disorders and their loved ones know that May is Mental Health Month and this year marks its 70th

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Anxiety

Help! Do I Have an Anxiety Disorder?

March 4, 2019  |  Anxiety, Counseling, Depression, Recovery, Treatment

A Gallup poll taken several years ago reported 8 in 10 Americans encounter stress in their daily lives. While stress is not always a bad thing, it still leads many people to wonder—at what point is “feeling stressed

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