Tagged: communicating

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Stand Together Staff Interview

Stand Together is an amazing initiative located across Allegheny County. The program joins with local youth to break down the stigma associated with mental illness and substance use disorders. Recently, we did a post on...

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Angry on Social Media

How many times have you noticed someone “vaguebooking” on Facebook? More likely to be angry than happy. Is it useful? Probably not. Many times when people post vague messages they are looking for attention,...

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Social Media and Self-Esteem

The urge to maintain an online presence can be exhausting. Sure, social media isn’t always negative, but there are important things to keep in mind about using social media that can prevent it from being...

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What Does Privacy Mean to You?

What does privacy mean to you when it comes to Social Media? What does it mean to you when something is on Facebook or another social media website? Is anything truly private once it’s...

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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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I’m Not Clicking with My Therapist

You’ve decided to get professional help for the depression and anxiety you’ve been dealing with these last couple of months. After a few appointments with your new therapist, you feel like things just aren’t...

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Celebrity Quotes about Mental Health

A very effective way to get rid of the stigma surrounding mental illness is to simply talk about it. Because our culture puts a big emphasis on pop culture, when celebrities open up about...