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Blog Entries - 'Mental health'

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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beautiful garden

Life's weeding process

April 29, 2021  |  Coping, mental health

Our guest blog writer this week is Michelle Rolf, Southwest Ohio Director at Mental Health America of Northern Kentucky & Southwest Ohio:   I was working in the garden last weekend (remember… when it was warm and

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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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Golden Rule

new year resolutions

January 8, 2021  |  mental health, New Year resolutions, stigma

Just eight days into 2021 and it's been a little bumpy. With what's been happening in the news and many adjusting once again to a five-day workweek, it can make us feel tired so quickly! Did anyone make New Year's

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Christmas cookie

Merry Christmas

December 24, 2020  |  Addiction, Christmas stress, coping, Mental health

For anyone living with a mental health or addiction disorder, holidays - even Christmas - can be hard. A particular memory or incident may come to mind that brings back difficult experiences, perhaps. There are a number

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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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