Category: LINKS

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Emotional First-Aid

Why is it important to heal your emotions? During his practice, Guy Winch, a licensed psychologist and author, noticed how most cultures value the body over the mind. He points out that we experience more...

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Therapy Options

KidsMentalHealth.org is a great place to start when considering family therapy or if you have questions about how therapy can help you or if you wanted to have family therapy. There are many pages on...

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The United Way 2-1-1 Helpline

Have you ever needed help and not known where to turn to?  Are you unaware of resources in your local area?  A lot of people need resources but don’t know where or how to...

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Healthy Peer Relationships

Relationships with peers are an important part of life. There are many different kinds of relationships young people can have with their peers –including friendships, dating relationships. But as with all human relationships, issues...

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Tips for Dealing with Depression

Recently, we introduced Dr. Erika Forbes, a professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. Now that you know a little bit more about her and the studies she conducts, we wanted...

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Current Studies by Dr. Forbes

Recently, we did a spotlight on Dr. Erika Forbes, a Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. Now that you know a little bit about her, we want to tell...

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Mental Health Resources

Big changes can happen during adolescence and young adulthood. NAMI recently stated that one in four college-aged students have a diagnosable mental illness, but less than half seek professional help. This gap happens for a...

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Active Minds

Photo Credit: A Health Blog via Compfight cc Active Minds is an organization dedicated to raising awareness about mental illness. There are over 400 chapters located  at many colleges in most states of the...

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Taking a break

You might have heard that taking a pause in the day to recenter yourself and let yourself just be without judgment can be a way to de-stress. There is a website that can turn...

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Draw a nebula

If you are having a rough day, try distracting yourself by focusing your attention on something else. Click on this link to draw a nebula like the one here: Drawing is a tool you can...