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holiday stress

reducing holiday stress

December 10, 2019  |  Crisis, holidays, Mental health, Stress

Here we go! We're off and running on the holiday season, and it's busy, busy, BUSY! We kicked it off with Thanksgiving a couple of weeks ago (some of us are STILL working through leftovers, which probably isn't a good

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Five things to consider when starting counseling

November 13, 2019  |  Addiction, Counseling, Mental health

When someone decides it's time to get some help for a mental health or addiction issue, or when they are told to do by a court, those first steps are truly tough. It's truly not an easy thing to tell yourself you need

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screening for depression

screen for depression

October 1, 2019  |  Depression, screening

A friend of mine asked me a question after a recent visit with his doctor. "Why are they asking me whether I feel down?" he said. "That's not a physical health thing. Or is it?" He had a legitimate question. Having

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men reach out

real men reach out

September 16, 2019  |  men, Suicide awareness, Suicide prevention

It's not just happening in the U.S. Men die by suicide in greater numbers across many countries. In Canada, for example, more than 3700 men died by suicide in 2011, and the numbers haven't been kinder since. The

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men and suicude

men and suicide

Men are good at a lot of things (so are women, by the way). But one area they've outshined women across Warren and Clinton Counties isn't the best. That area is suicide completions. By far, men have been more

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dealing with mass shootings

August 5, 2019

It's been a rough weekend for our country. First, a gunman opened fire on an El Paso, Texas Walmart on Saturday. Then early Sunday morning, violence struck very close to home in downtown Dayton. In all, 29 people died

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