Tag: anxiety

Preventing Suicide: Knowing the Warning Signs

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September 15, 2022
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and for good reason. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among people aged 10-14, third for those aged 15-24, fourth for...

Six Mental Health Habits for College Students 

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August 16, 2022
It is that time of the year again when college students are returning to campuses and classes are beginning to start. It is the time of the year when, as...

Tips for Coping with Back-to-School Anxiety

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August 11, 2022
Back-to-school can cause a range of emotions for both students and parents. You both may be feeling overwhelmed, scared, worried, excited, or just plain stressed. Whatever you are feeling, know...

Tools to Cope with Parenting Stress

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April 25, 2022
Being a parent is stressful. With all that you have to do in a day, it is no wonder that teenage attitudes and toddler tantrums can easily push you over...

Setting Boundaries for the Holidays and Beyond

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December 15, 2021
The holiday season can be full of joy, excitement, love, and togetherness. But, with all the togetherness can also come more discomfort, stress, and ultimately more symptoms of anxiety and...

8 Ways to Be an Ally to the LGBTQ Community

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June 16, 2021
Being a member of the LGBTQ community in Virginia, and beyond, comes with several challenges that are deeply personal. In the quest for freedom to love whomever they choose and...

Putting Your Mental Health First During Busy Season

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May 10, 2021
It is that time again — busy season. It is the time of the year when school is drawing to a close, summer is looming, schedules are quickly filling, parenting...

Why Self-Care is Not Selfish

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March 11, 2021
We say (or think) it all the time: “Doing x,y,z for me is selfish.” We often say we don’t have time for self-care or we have too much to worry...

Make 2021 About Joy

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January 13, 2021
It is a new year (finally! right?). Last year was a doozy and one many of us are happy to leave behind—bury the hatchet, so to speak. With all that...

How to Cope with Grief During the Holidays and Beyond

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November 30, 2020
The holidays can be the most difficult time of the year for those struggling to cope with grief, loss, or sadness. It all starts to surface around Thanksgiving. It is...