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How to Deal with Cyber Bullies

Bullying and harassment are unacceptable whether it takes place in person or online.  First and foremost when it comes to bullying, it’s important to remember that it is not your fault.  Bullying is not just...

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Alternatives to the Language We Use

In American society, a lot of words are casually kicked around that have the power to be stigmatizing, insulting, and harmful.  Almost everyone is guilty of it; you find out that your friends suddenly...

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Wear Your Label

Wear Your Label is an online store that creates clothing to get the conversation started about mental illness. Their profound motto is: “It’s okay not to be okay.” Wear Your Label makes clothing that...

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Mental Health & Changes in Functioning

In order for mental health concerns to be considered a disorder, the individual usually must present “significant distress or disability in social, occupational, or other important activities” (DSM 5). These vast changes in functioning...

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Female Celebrities Discuss Mental Health

Check out this video of some awesome celebrities discussing their experiences with mental illness and working on mental health. These women are using their platform to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health. Did one...

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Mental Health Check-up

A Brief Mental Health Check-up Take five minutes and ask yourself these questions! The American Psychiatric Association is a great resource to use when you are interested in gaining more knowledge about mental health! Let...

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The Art of Stillness

Have you taken time to unplug? To step away from the screen? Would you consider a day without screens? It may be hard to image with smartphones and social media all around us all...