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Category: Mental Health

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14 June

Alzheimer’s And Brain Awareness Month     There are 5.8 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s today Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disorder that deteriorates memory, thinking skills, and the ability to carry out daily tasks overtime. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia. Dementia is the general term for impaired memory, decision making, and […]

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09 June

The Importance of Self Love for LGBTQ People     Fighting for the right to embrace who you are is at the core of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) liberation movement.  For far too long, LGBTQ people were shamed for being themselves.  The fight for LGBTQ rights still continues today—but significant progress […]

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18 May

    Self improvement is defined as the journey of becoming a better you. When you decide to embark on a self improvement journey, know that it’s not so much about the final destination. The road to self improvement and personal development is one you will travel most of your life. It’s less about the […]

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12 May

    Women’s health is put on the back burner far too often.  Many women lead busy lives and don’t make their own health and wellness a priority. Society also doesn’t make it easy for women to prioritize their own health.  With a lack of funding and education on crucial women’s health matters—females oftentimes find […]

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21 April

    Patient advocacy is a key component to eliminating healthcare bias.   Gone are the days where one doctor’s word is final.  Given the interconnected world we live in, we now have access to a countless amount of healthcare information.  Not only that, we also have access to a network of many different providers. […]

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14 April

How to Cope with Situational Depression      Unfortunately, we have little to no control over certain events in life. Some situations may be expected, while others are not. Regardless of why some things happen, our emotions may be negatively impacted if the outcome is viewed as undesirable.    Situational Depression is caused by a circumstance […]

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07 April

Learn more about autism symptoms, and how you can help loved ones navigate them.     Overview   Autism spectrum disorder is when a developmental disability causes there to be differences in the brain. Some individuals with autism are known to have a genetic condition that causes it. Scientists also believe there are other conditions […]

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04 April

The Health Benefits To Yoga That Most People Don’t Know About   What is yoga? The origins of yoga root back to India thousands of years ago. The term yoga means “union with the divine” and is a practice that focuses on connecting one’s mental, physical, and emotional health and wellness. The health benefits to […]

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23 February

What You Need to Know About Mental Health In The Black Community     All races in America experience mental health equally. However, the number of people receiving treatment differs based on race. For instance, African Americans suffer from mental health conditions at the same rate as other racial groups but are less likely to […]

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20 January

How To Understand And Manage Major Depression     At some point in life, everyone experiences sadness because life is full of ups and downs that influence our thoughts, feelings, and emotions. Therefore, we can sometimes expect to feel sad. But when sadness is persistent and impacts your daily life, you may be suffering from […]

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