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‘Pandemic fatigue’ causing a national mental health crisis

Oct 16

‘Pandemic fatigue’ causing a national mental health crisis

Click here for mental health screening tools There is no question, 2020 has been a year like no other. The pandemic has already brought with it a mental health crisis, according to data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A new report found that Americans are experiencing more coronavirus-related mental health issues […]

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Jan 1

Make a resolution for emotional wellness in 2020

By Susan Kozak For MediaNews Group The third Monday in January is dubbed “Blue Monday” because the weather is usually miserable, the highs of Christmas are replaced by the lows of credit card bills and the days still seem way too short. Another factor is the new year’s resolutions made have already failed. It’s debatable […]

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Dec 14

When it just doesn’t feel like the most wonderful time of the year

  By Susan Kozak For MediaNews Group | Dec 14, 2019 We’re in the throes of the holiday season and all that it brings, for better or worse. Celebrations, family time, crowds, shrinking bank accounts and shorter days can make what is supposed to be a joyous time of year, feel stressful and filled with […]

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Sep 18

What’s in your ‘Toolbox’

By Tiffany Jenkins For MediaNews Group | Sep 18, 2019 I wish I could take credit for “The Toolbox,” but it’s actually something I was introduced to in early recovery from addiction. A woman named Beth would talk about it every single time she raised her hand at a meeting. It was her solution to […]

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Jun 24

The silent epidemic: men and mental health

By Susan Kozak For MediaNews Group | Jun 24, 2019 June is Men’s Health Month, an observance to raise awareness about health and wellness and ways to take control of their health and lifestyles. The goal of Men’s Health Month is to bring much-needed attention to conditions affecting men of all ages, ranging from physical […]

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Apr 19

Recognizing signs of stress is first step toward reducing it

By Susan Kozak for MediaNews Group Apr 19, 2019 Do you find yourself clenching your jaw during the day (or night)? Are you forgetting appointments or other important information more easily, or tapping your feet impatiently during a meeting or while waiting in line? With our modern, rushed lifestyles, it can be easy to feel […]

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Feb 19

Relationships and the impact on our health

By Susan Kozak for Digital First Media Feb 14, 2019 Relationships are one of the most valuable and important things in our lives, when they are healthy of course. But sometimes we can take them for granted and not realize how vital those connections are for our physical and mental health. On the heels of […]

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Oct 25

Aiming to cure the stigma around mental health

By Susan Kozak Special to Digital First Media Oct 25, 2018 There’s a virus spreading across America. It harms the one in five Americans affected by mental health conditions. It shames them into silence. It prevents them from seeking help. And in some cases, it takes lives. What virus are we talking about? It’s stigma. […]

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Jul 16

Spotlight on suicide, intervention and prevention

By Susan Kozak For Digital First Media Jul 16, 2018 The recent deaths by suicide of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain were tragic and shocking to many who never personally knew either of them. The idea that anyone with fame, money and success could have thoughts of ending their lives and sadly […]

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