Mental Health Matters

Working Through Grief During a Pandemic

EXPRESSING AND PROCESSING GRIEF At times during 2020, it has felt a bit like a constant loop of the “stages of grief,” which range from denial to anger to acceptance.

Caring for the Caregivers

FAMILY CAREGIVERS MONTH This year has been a difficult one for many of us, but it’s been especially challenging for caregivers, whether they are taking care of children who aren’t

Treating depression patients

Motherhood and Depression

MOM NEEDS US We’ve often heard that “being a mom is hard.” It’s especially difficult during a pandemic. And if you’re a woman of color with children? Even more punishing. 

Good vibes with good health

Positive Vibes Aren’t Always Enough

PROCESSING OUTWEIGHS POSITIVITY We’ve all seen them, those signs, memes or slogans that advise “Good vibes only!” or “Stay positive!” They’re probably even more prominent now as the country continues

Suicide awareness support

How to Support Someone Considering Suicide

SUICIDE AWARENESS: RECOGNIZING AND SUPPORTING SOMEONE IN CRISIS Often when family or friends see someone in crisis, they don’t know how to respond, or they brush it off because they

The Warning Signs of Suicide

THE WARNING SIGNS OF SUICIDE Suicide is preventable – yet it’s the second leading cause of death for people between the ages of 10 and 34. On average, someone in

Mental health experts advice

Kids, COVID and Summer

SOLACE IN A DIFFERENT KIND OF SUMMER Summer means freedom and relaxation, right? It absolutely can be those things, but it can also be a challenging time of year for

Healthy with Nutritious diet

Five Foods to Help Your Mood

FEEDING YOUR BODY AND BRAIN If “you are what you eat,” what about foodsa that help your mood? A nutritious diet is good for a variety of reasons, but a