Mental Health Support for Black Communities: Breaking Down Barriers and Promoting Wellbeing
Mental health issues have been a major concern for Black communities for many generations. Historically, mental illness has been stigmatized within the African American community and still today, there are
Uncovering 10 of the Top Black Mental Health Influencers to Follow for Inspiration, Support, and Guidance
Looking after our mental health is an essential part of life. Mental illness does not discriminate and affects everyone, no matter your race or background; it is equally important to
When the Holidays Aren’t So Happy: Supporting Loved Ones Who Grieving During the Holidays
Grief is weird and hard. People who are suffering in the throws of grief try to lean on friends and family for support. If you want to give a gift to the griever in your life this holiday, learning a few key ways to support them will go father than you could imagine.
Boundary setting for the holidays
Boundaries aren't always easy, but they are super beneficial for us all! Holidays can bring up family dynamics, trauma, or stress. That said, practicing healthy boundaries can help you have the best joyful season you can have. We share some of our go to tips in today's blog.
Halloween activities for your family
Let’s talk about Halloween! This year might look a little bit different depending on your family’s needs and availability of activities in your community. There are a variety of different ways to celebrate Halloween that can meet your family’s unique needs this year or anywhere!
Say the word: suicide prevention, the power of language, and a reflection on loss.
Just like you can’t stop the rain by pretending it doesn’t exist, if someone in your life is thinking about suicide, you bringing it up won’t cause it to happen. In fact the opposite might just happen and it could cause a discussion that could save a life.
Burnout, self care, and caregivers: how can you care for yourself?
There has been a sort of expectation that come fall, we would have a return to normalcy. But the pandemic is not over and burnout is more present than ever. Burnout doesn't magically disappear; in fact, it seems to be worsening for many. What can you do to support yourself? We discuss this & more.
End-of-summer questions for teens
Going back to in person learning can be both exciting and scary, the unknowns about the Delta variant could be causing anxiety, and there are still a few weeks left to make sure you hit any summer to-do’s. Here are ten questions to help foster conversation with your teen.
Simone Biles' Impact on Mental Health
Simone BIles’ courageously pulled out from the majority of the Olympic competitions she had trained for and planned to participate in. The impact of her decision is immense. Staci Clark, Director of Education Services, and Niki Marinielli, Blended Case Management Supervisor, share their thoughts.
July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month!
July is National Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month – also known as BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month! It was declared in 2008 as a time to bring awareness to the unique struggles underrepresented groups face in the US in regards to mental health.