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Supporting Patients of Color: Addressing Racial Disparities in Mental Health Care

Individuals seeking health care encounter a number of barriers which may prevent them from receiving the help that they need. Patients of color, in particular, face compounding ...
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Caring for Those Who Care for Us: Mental Health for Healthcare Workers

It's World Mental Health Day! And in addition to spending some time to focus on your own mental health, we'd like to dedicate some time to thanking the healthcare workers who have ...
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Supplementing Mental Health Care with Digital Solutions

Many people struggle with mental illness. In the United States, nearly one in five adults lives with some type of mental health issue (52.9 million in 2020). Despite this ...
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No more secrecy, stigma and shame: It’s time to move suicide out of the shadows

September is Suicide Prevention Month, and Suicide Prevention Week begins Sept. 4. This is an excellent time to rethink our approach to and understanding of suicide.
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New 988 Crisis Line Improves Access to Mental Health Support

Last month, it became a lot easier for people in distress to get help. After two years of planning, the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly, the National Suicide Prevention ...
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What are we so stressed about and how does it impact your mental health?

Stress doesn't discriminate against age, sex, ethnicity or religion. While everyone has a different definition of stress and ways to cope with it, no one is completely immune to ...
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The Science of Stress and How to Manage It

Stress. We all know it happens. Maybe an important project is due at work, the car broke down, or an unexpected medical expense caused financial concern. Whatever the reason, ...
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Why are Bad Habits So Difficult to Change?

Why do we struggle to lose weight? Quit smoking? Or simply get into a habit of better organizing around the house? We are used to doing things one way, but we're telling ourselves ...
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