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Minority Mental Health Month

By: Amelia Lin Every day in this country, we are surrounded by differences that can too easily divide ourselves. Whether it’s race, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation, diversity is one of the greatest effects of American freedom. This variety of language,...

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Trusting Yourself

By: Amelia Lin Our world continues to grow more and more connected each day. Every day is a whole new wave of people, ideas, and opinions. In the midst of all this outside commotion, it’s easier than ever to question the role we play in it---what we bring to the...

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It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

By: Amelia Lin Sometimes when we find ourselves in moments of conflict or hardship, a very common defense mechanism kicks in and we ignore our emotions. This could be because we’re afraid to confront the uncomfortable, afraid to add salt to the wound, or just afraid....

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Independence Day

Independence Day by Amelia Lin, Intern On the 4th of July we look forward to barbecues, fireworks, or just a day off from work. Like many other national holidays, it’s easy to forget why this day exists in the first place. However, Independence Day is special because...

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National PTSD Awareness Day

In 2010, the US Senate started a national day of observance for those impacted by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Four years later, it was decided that one day was not enough and the US would honor PTSD Awareness all month long!   Mayo Clinic defines PTSD as "a...

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Summer 2019

Summer Blog 2019 By Syd Schertzer, Intern Summer is finally here! For some that may mean an end to a long stressful school year, for others that may mean getting home from work and still having a sliver of sunlight left to enjoy. Whatever it may be, summer is the time...

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Father’s Day 2019

Father's Day 2019 By Carley George, Human Development Intern June 16th, 2019 is Father’s Day, how are some ways we can show our Father’s some appreciation? Each of our dads have different hobbies and find enjoyment in different ways. Some like to be outdoors, others...

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Men’s Health Week 2019

Men's Health Week 2019 By Carley George, Human Development Intern So what is men's health week?! This is the week all about men! The week leading up to Father’s Day, aims to raise awareness of men’s health issues. This does not only include physical health, but mental...

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Myths & Facts About Mental Illness

Myths & Facts About Mental Illness by Allison Hadley, Clinical Intern at Owens & Associates May is Mental Health Awareness Month! We’d like to celebrate this month by sharing with you a list of common of myths and facts about various mental illnesses to help build...

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