COVID-19 continues to be a part of everyday life through social distancing and utilizing face masks, but the mental health aspect is not being addressed. People’s concerns are funnel focused into staying healthy and not contracting this sickness that those suffering with mental health issues are being repressed. Stresses about jobs and families contribute to…

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Being a in today’s society can be daunting, overwhelming and much more. With the depressing news, and social media, it often feels there is nowhere to turn. Thankfully, pets can reduce depression, loneliness and anxiety. Those suffering from mental health conditions can feel their issues managed with aid of an animal. According to UCLA research,…

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May is Mental Health Awareness month. This year’s theme is – Be Kind To Your Mind. During these stressful and historic times, it is imperative to be kind and good to yourself; and to remember to reach out to someone or a mental health facility if you feel treatment is needed. While the world rushes…

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California Governor, Gavin Newsom called the homelessness crisis an “issues that defines our times.” He would not be mistaken. Homelessness is an issue that needs to be addressed, starting with proper mental health and substance abuse treatment. Earlier this year, a federal judge ruled that United Health Group was unfairly rejecting claims from thousands of…

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Back to school can be a fun time for kids but it can also be scary. From the school doors opening to closing in the afternoon, the day is not only filled with learning but times where kids can socialize. From backpacks to new clothes, favorite teachers and subjects, school is fun for most. However,…

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Mental Health is not often discussed. It is treated like a band-aid, simply covering the wound so it does not have to be acknowledged. Why? Most people do not know how to communicate and offer support. As a nation who changes socially every few years, inquiring about Mental Health is seen as rude, offensive and…

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Life has vastly improved from 50 years ago. We no longer have long spiral cords for telephones making us stationary and payphones are a thing of the 90’s. For example, 50 years ago would be 1969. In that year, there was the landing on the moon, the first aired episode of Scooby-Doo and Led Zeppelin’s…

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Memorial Day – to remember the sacrifices of the fallen with grateful hearts. To most, this means a holiday, and a break from the case of the Monday’s. To Veterans, it is much more. Remembering those who died, who gave their very best to save not only America, but their friends. Military persons sacrificed to…

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The month of May is Mental Health Awareness. One in five people will be affected by mental illness in their lifetime whether it is depression, schizophrenia or ptsd (post-traumatic stress disorder, most associated with war veterans) for example, will have long term battles. Making treatment available is a human necessity. There is a negative stigma…

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