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Blog Entries - 'Emotional wellbeing'

men and suicide prevention

men and mental health

There's no denying that mental health issues affect men and women. And research indicates that mental illnesses affect women at a higher rate than men. But when it comes to getting help, men just don't do it well.

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Does a loved one have a mental disorder?

How do I know it's a mental illness

How Do I Know if My [Parent, Child, Sibling, Friend, Co-Worker] Has a Mental Disorder? Many people with mental health disorders and their loved ones know that May is Mental Health Month and this year marks its 70th

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Parents talk with teens

Talking with Teens About Dating Violence

Over the past few weeks, we've joined with the Violence Free Coalition to share messages around Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Each February, we devote attention to what healthy dating relationships look like and

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Stress reduction

Starting the new year right: Stress reducers

Here we are, starting a new year full of hope and promise. Some of us have set new goals to reach in 2019 - things like losing weight or getting more productive, maybe even finding a new job. Then there are goals like

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Peer Supporter Sarah Neff talks about her work

I know what it's like: a walk with a peer supporter

NOTE: This is the first in a series of stories about peer supporters and their work with individuals in recovery from addiction and mental health issues.   There's no mistaking Sarah Neff's enthusiasm for her

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stop bullying

Kindness and other things to prevent bullying

Even though it's been years, I remember the punches like they just happened. I was in the fourth grade, and it was the last day of school before summer break. It was also my last day at this particular school, because

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