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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...

How to Cope with Stress at Work

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April 4, 2022
Everyone who has ever had a job has likely experienced work-related stress. The American Psychological Association’s annual Stress in America survey consistently finds that the majority of Americans find work...

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...

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...

Honoring Black History Month & Mental Health

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February 6, 2021
This month is about celebrating the many contributions of African Americans in the United States. It is about recognizing how far Black Americans have come throughout history and highlighting areas...

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 the Holidays During A Pandemic

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November 18, 2020
The holidays are a notoriously stressful time but this year the demands of past years are being replaced with a different kind of angst. As COVID-19 cases continue to rise...