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Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month

Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month What Exactly is Mental Health Awareness? Each year, 1 in 5 American adults live with mental illness and 1 in 25 have severe mental illness. Furthermore, 21.4 percent of teens and 13 percent of children experience mental illness. With numbers like these, the chances are that everyone knows somebody who needs psychological treatment. Despite the prevalence of mental illness,…

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How Relationships Impact Your Mental Health

How Relationships Impact Your Mental Health Humans are social beings, and most of us understand the value and importance of social connections. Relationships give us entertainment, guidance, assistance and, perhaps most importantly, they support you so you don’t have to face the world alone. A recent study done by UNC Chapel Hill suggests that social relationships may also impact your physical health and consequently…

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Parenting & The Morning Routine

Parenting & The Morning Routine Are weekday mornings super stressful at your house? Here are some ways you can help the start to your family's day go a little more smoothly and less hectic. Prepare the night before. One of the best ways to have a good morning is do what you can the night before to prepare for the following day. For example,…

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Anxiety & College Acceptance

Anxiety & College Acceptance So you were accepted to college but find yourself feeling mixed emotions about the upcoming transition? Well, you aren't alone. Leaving for college can be both exciting and anxiety producing. You find yourself dreaming of all the new adventures you will set out on and the people you will meet. In the same day, you can feel overwhelmed by the…

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