Can Teletherapy Work for You?

Since March of 2020, healthcare professionals have had to make many adjustments in how they interact with and treat their clients. When seeing clients in person became more complicated, telehealth became a useful alternative. While having a virtual visit over the phone or a video call had been an option…

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Equality for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Have you ever experienced stigma? Have you ever been treated poorly due to one small aspect of yourself, because someone made a judgement about you based on that one quality? It could be a negative connotation based on how you look, act, or speak, where you come from or what…

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Stronger than You Think

There is no question that the last year has been hard on all of us. But we all have resources that we may not even realize that help us get through difficult times. You have strengths that have helped you make it through, and recognizing them can help you make…

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Awareness of Autism Is Not Enough

This April we celebrated Autism Acceptance Month. Individuals with autism are diverse and unique, and need to be treated as such. While the Autism Society of America used to call the month Autism Awareness Month, they have realized that “awareness” isn’t enough. “The Autism Society understands the importance of fostering…

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Children’s Mental Health Awareness week is May 2-8, 2021

Our kids need our help! We need to take action to keep our children healthy, both physically and mentally. Your child’s emotional, psychological, and social well-being are can be impacted by factors such as life changes, trauma, family, school, and social networks. Supporting children’s mental health is a vital part…

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Children’s mental health awareness month

The past year has constantly been described as “unprecedented.” Each month has brought more challenges, changes, and hardships. But it is not just adults who have had to deal with this. Our children are struggling more now than ever - COVID, isolation, social and racial turmoil, political unrest, economic instability,…

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New Year, New Beginnings

2020 was a difficult year for most of us. As a society, we were hit with one blow after another, between the pandemic, economic struggles, social inequality, major changes in work and education, and disruption of life as we have always known it. That is in addition to any personal…

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Is it more than just the holiday blues?

December is often a time of togetherness, when we spend time with family, friends, and loved ones. There are usually many large gatherings and social events to attend. But this year, gathering together is exactly what we are being told not to do. Coronavirus cases are at an all-time high in the…

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COVID-19 Long Haulers Lost in a Brain Fog

Throughout the past few months so many of us have spent time worrying about the coronavirus and the long term harm that it could possibly do to our lungs. Unfortunately, respiratory damage is only one of a multitude of possible symptoms that COVID-19 long haulers are continuing to experience weeks or even months after…

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Cyberbullying Awareness

This October, National Bullying Prevention Month has a greater significance than ever before. We have all heard about cyberbullying and the need to keep children safe while using the internet and cell phones. Children are now experiencing a much larger percentage of their social interactions online compared to a year…

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