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Getting Involved

There are a number of nonprofits, organization, and campaigns that focus on mental health. Some talk about mental health as a whole, some focus on specific demographic and minority groups, and many are centered...

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Having a #RealConvo

This month is Mental Health Awareness Month. Even though the conversations about mental health, mental illness, and breaking down the stigma have continued to increase and become more mainstream, there is still a long...

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An App to Consider: Happify

We recently talked about apps that incorporate stretching of both the mental and physical variety. While both have shown benefits towards mental health and well-being, this isn’t their primary focus. This is where Happify...

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A Good Stretch

Stretching your body is a good thing. It’s highly recommended, especially if you’re active. Even if you aren’t, there are still health benefits to even the slightest movements with the body, especially mentally. While...

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What is Somatization?

Have you ever experienced an upset stomach, a tight chest, clammy hands, or any other physical reaction when you’re stressed or depressed? The mind and body have an incredibly strong connection, and when you’re...

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Glowmedia: Using Films to Educate

It’s hard being an adolescent today, given how much technology surrounds them, the pressures placed on their futures and successes, and criticisms from adults about how they don’t understand the younger generation. It can...

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Seizing the Awkward

Starting a conversation can be difficult. Sometimes – especially when you’re close to someone – it can feel like the easiest thing in the world. All sorts of conversations can begin simply by sharing...

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A Great Opportunity to Talk

As someone who has suffered from depression and anxiety for all of my life, I know how difficult it can be to talk about your problems without there being a stigma surrounding it. And, I know in high school, it’s super difficult to...

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Weekend Reads: What is Hysteria?

March is Women’s History Month, with today specifically being International Women’s Day. This is to pay tribute to and learn more about women and the history of women’s rights, as well as honor the...