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‘Join the Voices for Recovery: Speak Up, Reach Out’

‘Join the Voices for Recovery: Speak Up, Reach Out’

Oct. 3 | September is Recovery Month 2014   For the past 25 years, there has been a movement aimed at reducing stigma, providing education, and promotion of recovery for those with mental and/or chemical health issues. September is a month of celebration...

Depression: A silent killer?

Depression: A silent killer?

Aug. 27 | According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), every 13.3 minutes another person dies from suicide, which is the 10th leading cause of death in America. Robin Williams had been very public about his long struggle with depression and substance...

Good sleep is essential to optimal health

Good sleep is essential to optimal health

Jul. 10 | Lack of healthy sleep has an impact on your emotional, physical and spiritual health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, insufficient sleep is a public health epidemic and 50-70 million Americans have sleeping impairment....

June is Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month

Jun. 26 | In 1994, Congress declared June as Men’s Health Month to recognize men’s health as a family issue and highlight its impact on wives, mothers, daughters and sisters. Men’s Health Month also heightens awareness of preventable health problems...

New Year’s resolutions: a catalyst for change?

New Year’s resolutions: a catalyst for change?

Jan. 22 |             “I will lose weight, I will exercise more, and I will spend less, stop smoking, stop drinking, get organized and so on and so on.” Holidays have passed, the decorations are packed away, and this is the...

Cultivate an attitude of gratitude

Cultivate an attitude of gratitude

Dec. 11 | The holiday season is upon us and the hustle and bustle has begun. This time of year promotes a spirit of giving and gratitude, but this can be short-lived as the holidays fade into the past and we begin our New Year, especially if we over-spent,...

Understanding and preventing dementia

Understanding and preventing dementia

Oct. 23 | The World Health Organization (WHO) designated October 10 as Mental Health Day in 1992 to highlight mental illness and its impact on lives internationally. Some of the 196 countries that are members of the WHO celebrate the week of October 6-13 to...

Get mental illness out of the shadows

Get mental illness out of the shadows

Jul. 24 | President Obama hosted a summit June 3 in which he called for mental illness to come out of the shadows. With the increased concerns about the role of mental illness in the perpetrators of mass violence, questions are being raised about the adequacy...
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