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Valentine’s Day and Mental Health: Why Holidays Might Feel Challenging and a Few Ways to Cope

Just as stores were marking Christmas items on clearance, Valentine’s Day teddy bears and heart-shaped candy boxes were already on display. We live with constant reminders of what’s next to celebrate and an unavoidable stream of holiday hype. While thoughts and images of romance, festivity, gifts, and loved ones are meant to lift your spirits, […]

February 13, 2023

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Understanding Self-Injury: Causes and Warning Signs

Self-harm, also known as non-suicidal self-injury, is unfortunately more common that you might think.

February 26, 2021


Managing Anxiety and Stress at the Holidays

Here are a few tips to head off that hectic holiday feeling and help you enjoy the season. Balance that long to-do list with these self-care techniques to reduce stress and increase your sense of joy.

November 30, 2020

Tags:    Mental health

Helping a Loved One: Recognizing Signs of Depression in Men

Knowing the causes and signs of depression in men and what you can do is important when someone you care about is suffering.

June 23, 2020


Effects of Social Isolation on Mental Health: What to Expect After Quarantine

The effects of recent social isolation on mental health will continue to be felt for some time. Learn what to look out for how to care for your mental health as we emerge from quarantine.

June 7, 2020


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Am I Drinking Too Much?: Signs of Alcoholism & Alcohol Abuse

How do you know if you’re drinking too much? Learn the signs of alcoholism & alcohol abuse, and take our self-check.

May 14, 2020


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On the Front Lines of Healthcare: A Conversation with a Behavioral Health Therapist

We discussed the process and benefits of online therapy with one of our outpatient therapists, Payton Schnarre, LSW. Read our conversation here.

May 1, 2020


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How Does Online Therapy Work? [Infographic]

Ever wondered how online therapy works? View our infographic to learn how to start teletherapy, what equipment you need, and tips for success.

April 24, 2020


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On the Front Lines of Healthcare: A Conversation with a Behavioral Health Nurse

We discussed how behavioral health has changed in light of the COVID-19 crisis with our Nurse Manager, Kara Markowski. Read our conversation here.

April 20, 2020


How to Deal with Anxiety: Simple Tips for Challenging Times

From exercise to meditation to online therapy, there are many simple actions you can take to ease your anxiety during the coronavirus – without leaving home.

April 3, 2020

Tags:    Mental health,

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Get Unplugged: Screen Time And Mental Health

While there are risks for people of all ages, excessive screen time may have a serious impact on the developing minds of children and teens.

October 25, 2018

Tags:    Mental health

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What Is A Partial Hospitalization Program And How Does It Work?

If you’ve heard of a partial hospitalization program (PHP), you may wonder if it is the best option for you or a loved one struggling with addiction and other mental-health concerns.

October 18, 2018

Tags:    Mental health

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How To Help And Support Someone Who Attempted Suicide

Here are some things to do (and not do) for a loved one who has attempted suicide.

October 16, 2018

Tags:    Mental health

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How To Stay Sober In College

For many young adults, alcohol is part of the “college experience.” Fortunately, there are plenty of options for staying sober in college.

August 23, 2018

Tags:    Addiction