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September 2019
Is Suicide Preventable? Know the Risk and Protective Factors

The number of people who lose their lives to suicide each year continues to grow. In 2017, suicide was the 10th-leading cause of death in the U.S., taking more than…

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May 2019
Why It's Time to Make Mental Health a Priority

When it comes to overall health and well-being, mental health should be part of the equation. Unfortunately, all too often, we pay little or no attention to our mental wellness.…

Mental Health
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December 2018
7 Steps to Holiday Self-Care

If you look forward to the holidays with a mix of joy and jitters, you’re not alone. In a survey by Healthline magazine, more than 60 percent of readers —…

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July 2018
Practicing Mindfulness

The practice of mindfulness is about being present in a given moment, and it’s something we can use in our daily lives. According to the National Institutes of Health, studies…

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May 2018
Understanding Depression

Sadness is a normal reaction to difficult times in life and usually passes with a little time. But when a person has clinical depression, it interferes with daily life and…

Mental Health
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March 2018
Seniors and Depression

In older people, certain life changes can increase the risk for depression: A move from home, such as to a retirement facility Chronic illness/pain Children moving away Spouse or close…

Healthy Aging | Mental Health
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