The truth about three common suicide myths and how you can help someone in crisis

September is Suicide Prevention Month. You can do your part by learning the facts about suicide and starting conversations. Here are three common myths and facts about suicide. Myth #1 – If I ask someone if they are thinking about killing themselves, it will give them the idea and encourage them to do it. FALSE: […]

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Starting freshman year of college? Here’s how to deal if you’re stressed

You finished high school, summer is quickly coming to a close, and you find yourself feeling anxious. Not only are you making decisions for yourself about what’s next, but your friendships are changing as people head in different directions. Change is inevitable, but starting this new chapter can be a lot to deal with at […]

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3 helpful back-to-school to-do’s for parents

The start of a new school year can be both an exciting and intimidating time for your student. Remember how you felt when you moved to a new city for the first time? When you started that new job? No matter the size of the transition, it can be a challenge for many of us. […]

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As the 20th Anniversary Nears… is this Really Normal?

April 20th is the 20th Anniversary of the shootings at Columbine High School.  The anniversary of any loss or traumatic event can bring back memories that stir up emotions again.  People may experience a variety of feelings and … Read the rest

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9 Snooze Worthy Ways to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

Are you familiar with hearing the alarm go off and hitting snooze several times before you get up for the day? We thought so. We all do this, don’t we? Most of us want more sleep, but find ourselves trying to get by with less and less. Turns out, getting more sleep is more important […]

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Tips to Help Nurture Healthy Relationships

Relationships can be a source of joy and a source of frustration. Some relationships are easy to maintain, while others may take work and effort to be fruitful and enjoyable. Whatever efforts you make toward nurturing and supporting your important relationships will have far-reaching benefits. Here are 3 tips to help nurture healthy relationships and […]

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4 Things to Remember for a Healthier, Happier, Holiday Season

It is that time of year again; the days are getting shorter and the to-do lists are getting longer! With good times ahead, there are so many reasons to celebrate. For some, this time of year can often mean stress lurking behind every celebration. Triggering family dynamics, the expectations of socializing, and the finances of […]

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Helping Your Child Navigate Change – Advice for Back to School Anxiety from our School Based Clinicians

Remember how you felt when you started that new job? When you moved to a new city for the first time? No matter how big the change, it can be a challenge for many of us. We sat down with our School Based Clinicians to learn how parents can set the stage for a healthy, successful […]

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How Flexing Your Creativity Can Benefit Your Health

Many people take part in creative activities simply for casual enjoyment and to engage in a hobby. From painting to writing to cooking, there are many ways that creativity is a part of the human experience. But art is far more than a hobby or a vocation: creativity has played a role in many aspects […]

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The Write Stuff – 5 Ways to Practice Expressive Writing

Whether you use pen and paper, keyboard and computer, or thumbs and a touchscreen, most of us spend our days writing. If you add up the minutes that you spend composing emails, text messages, Google searches, social media posts, calendar entries, and grocery lists, you might be surprised by how much you rely on the […]

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