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May is Mental Health Awareness Month
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we all need to do our part to raise awareness and break the stigma. 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime, but everyone faces challenges in life that impact your mental health. Regardless of the situations you are dealing with, there are practical...

Stressed, Anxious, Angry? We are here to HELP!
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Stressed, Anxious, Angry? We are here to HELP!

If you feel stressed or anxious about coronavirus, you’re not the only one. Coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted pretty much every part of our lives. With schools and work environments shut until further notice, it’s influenced the way we live each day. So much has changed in such a brief timeframe. It’s normal to feel stress...

How to Talk to Grieving Children About COVID-19
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How to Talk to Grieving Children About COVID-19

A child’s grief does not stop with the COVID-19 quarantines, in fact, it may be amplified. During this especially frightening and uncertain time, the loss of our routines, social life, and school and work schedules can magnify the grief and pain we feel from the loss of our loved one. Click the link in our...

Center for Family Services Offering Teletherapy
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Center for Family Services Offering Teletherapy

Can’t come to us? We will come to you, via Teletherapy. Our dedicated staff is here for you now and always. Whether you are feeling anxious or depressed in your current situation, you have been thinking about seeking therapy but have been putting it off, OR behavioral issues have become exacerbated while quarantined at home...

Free Virtual Activities For Kids
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Free Virtual Activities For Kids

Kids are home from school across our area and around the country. Parents looking for ways to keep their kids occupied should check out EveryParent – a unique, local resource full of tips, info and spot-on advice personalized for your family. The EveryParent website https://www.everyparentpbc.org/ allows you to … Learn about what to expect as...

Easy Self-Care Strategies While Practicing Physical Distancing
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Easy Self-Care Strategies While Practicing Physical Distancing

While practicing physical distancing, there are easy self-care strategies that can help reduce feelings of depression and anxiety, or prevent anxiety before it even starts. Recommendations from Mental Health First Aid include: Eat healthfully to keep your body in top working order. Exercise reduces symptoms of depression and anxiety, whether we’re working out at home or...

Information and Resources For Families With Children During COVID-19 Quarantine
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Information and Resources For Families With Children During COVID-19 Quarantine

Emergency measures, such as requiring that children remain at home are critical methods to limit the spread of infection from the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Despite the positive public health benefits of COVID-19 quarantine, for an individual child, being homebound can serve as an opportunity to spend time with family, but also can result in insufficient...

Resources For Public Health Leaders – Stressors of COVID-19 Quarantine and their Psychological Effects
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Resources For Public Health Leaders – Stressors of COVID-19 Quarantine and their Psychological Effects

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, quarantine has been used as a public health strategy to reduce disease transmission. Quarantine is defined as the separation of individuals who may have been exposed to an infectious disease from the rest of the population to determine if they are ill and to reduce their risk of infecting others....

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