How To Build Your Resiliency

What is resiliency? Resiliency is the ability to bounce back or rebound from a challenge, setback, disaster, illness, or even death of a loved one. When you don’t have resiliency, you may feel victimized, feeling overwhelmed, use unhealthy coping...

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Effects of Stress in Your Body

When you are stressed, your body produces stress hormones the trigger the “fight or flight” response. Your heart rate increases, your breath quickens, Your body will use glucose so that your muscles will be ready to flee the stress. Having this...

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Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder

According to the CDC, one in 54 children has been identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD.  ASD is four times more common among boys than girls. ASD occurs in all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups. About one in six children ages 3...

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Teen Depression

Teen Depression

What is teen depression? Teen depression is a very serious mental health issue that causes a persistent feeling of sadness, anxiety, loss of interest in day-to-day activities that were once pleasant. Thought processes may be affected that cause...

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Covid & Mental Health

Covid & Mental Health

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected a lot of people not only physically but also mentally. Everyone reacts differently to stressful events. The way you respond to the pandemic would depend on many factors such as your health, finances, social...

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10 Easy Self-Care Tips

10 Easy Self-Care Tips

Most of us lead a very busy life. It is important to focus on yourself daily. Here are some easy self-care tips that you can do daily. Smile at yourself when you get ready for the day. This will uplift your mood! Drink water. After about 8 hrs of...

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Suicide Prevention Walk

Suicide Prevention Walk

According to the National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report (2019), the suicide rate among Veterans is 1.5 times greater than the non-Veteran population ages 18+, with over 6,000 Veterans dying by suicide each year. Despite accounting for...

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Delirium

Delirium

What is delirium? Delirium is a common clinical syndrome that is usually caused by a physical illness, general medical condition, drugs, substance intoxication or withdrawal, or other multiple etiologies. Delirium is a serious disturbance with...

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Military Sexual Trauma

Military Sexual Trauma

Military Sexual Trauma or MST is a sexual activity that is not consented to by a service member during his or her military service. These activities were against his or her will — he or she may have been pressured into sexual activities...

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Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (CDC), 1 in 8 women may experience postpartum depression. Women may experience the “Baby Blues” within days for up to two weeks after the birth of a child. Women who have postpartum...

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