Blog Entries - 'Mental health month'

self-assessment screening

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I never really thought I was depressed. It just felt like a normal "down" feeling - something like I felt when I got a tough job review or someone said something negative about something I thought was a nice gesture.

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13 Reasons Why series on Netflix

'13 Reasons Why': Parents and Kids Need to Talk About the Series

Season 2 of the widely discussed Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" is out, and - like the first season - is generating a lot of discussion. This time around, it seems to be starting out with a more positive tone. You

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Mindfulness - A Tune-up for Your Mind and Body 

Experts recommend mindfulness for everything from  maximizing workouts to managing anxiety. But, you may wonder, what exactly  is mindfulness and how does one practice it?  Like a car that needs regular

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NAMI In Our Own Voice

'In Our Own Voice' gives voice to mental illness

Gayle Sisson always loved public speaking. But she never thought that love would lead her to talking about her own mental health issues in public. She’s been talking about them to various groups now for the past six

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3 Ways to Help Your Emotional Wellbeing

You\'ve probably heard it around home, work or school when you get sick: "Take good care of yourself!" But while people are typically talking about your physical health, it\'s also important to keep your emotional

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What's Your Brave?

Not long ago, I was scrolling through my Twitter feed (hey ... it can be a bad habit sometimes, but it's ALWAYS informative!) and came across one of those suggested posts. Most people probably just scroll right

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