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Managing Holiday Stress – Part 1

The holidays are supposed to be a time of fun, celebration, and relaxation with your loved ones; however, for many, it is a time of elevated stress. So why does this happen?! We are busy making plans, creating meals, traveling, buying gifts, decorating our homes,...

Holiday Blog

By: Syd Schertzer Tis the season to be jolly! Whether you are celebrating Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, or etc.…, whatever it is, it’s the holiday season, which means time off of school and more time to spend with your family! Things can be become a little hectic...

International Volunteer Day

By: Syd Schertzer December is considered the month of giving. Mostly, because it’s the beginning of the holiday season, but sometimes giving does not always include money. In fact, to some, it means volunteering at a food pantry, a shelter, or taking part in...

National AIDS Day

National AIDS Day by: Syd Schertzer Currently, there are about 36.7 million people globally suffering from the AIDS/HIV virus. More than 35 million people have died due to the virus since its initial discovery in 1984. The AIDS virus was first discovered in homosexual...

Survivors of Suicide Loss (SOS) Day

SOS Day By: Rachel DeGrane Survivors of Suicide Loss Day (SOS Day) is a day where friends and families who have lost someone to suicide can come together to remind each other that they are not alone and share ways to cope with the loss. In 1999 Senator Harry Reid...

Family Health History

Family Health History By: Rachel DeGrane Anytime you go to a doctor’s appointment they hand you this large packet to fill out asking about your health history and your family’s health history. I know for me, I always ask myself, “Why is this even important?” or “How...