Tagged: mental health

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Heard Around Mental Health Twitter

There are some pretty cool things happening in the world of mental health lately. We thought it’d be good to share some tweets from some mental health organizations. Social media has it’s downsides, but connecting people...

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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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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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Proud2BMe

Positive body image, especially during adolescence and young adulthood, can be difficult to keep up. Society is chock full of “standards” for beauty and the “perfect body.” But while these standards are very public...

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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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The DBSA Young Adult Podcast Series

This week, we have an awesome resource to share with our users. The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is a website dedicated to providing support to individuals who have mood disorders. Mood disorders...

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Where Does the Pain Go?

There are many different models and methods of looking at and explaining mental health. “Where Does The Pain GO?” was a conference series hosted by the Community Empowerment Association (CEA) in Pittsburgh that used...