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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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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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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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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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