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Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

WARNING, TRIGGER ALERT! Sensitive information to follow; read only if you are ready! October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. This is a topic that hits close to home for many of us, including myself, and often goes unprocessed due to fear of not being...

National ADHD Awareness Month

ADHD – What is it?! Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, often abbreviated ADHD, is a medical condition caused by differences in the brain’s development and activity. ADHD impacts one’s ability to sit still, engage in self-control, and/or pay attention....

Mental Health Education and Depression Awareness

By: Amelia Lin World Mental Health Day is recognized on October 10th and National Depression Screening Day is October 11th, so it only seemed appropriate that we combine these two topics! In most states, physical health education is taught by law. Children learn that...

Becoming a Lifesaver

Have our last few posts made an impact on you, personally or professionally? Do you wish you could get involved in the Suicide Prevention Revolution?! Well, you’re in luck! There are many ways to “Become a Lifesaver;” the term coined by the American...

Responding to a Mental Health Crisis

We have been sharing the importance of Suicide Prevention Month and many have asked, “What can I do?” or “How can I help?” So I ask YOU, would you know how to respond if someone reported they were struggling with suicidal ideation (thoughts)?...