mental health

Understanding suicide, the warning signs, and how to create a safety plan to help yourself or support others

Is it you who suffers from suicidal thoughts and feelings, or is it someone you know who does? If you’ve never suffered from suicidal thoughts, you may find it difficult to understand. Know this, suicidal thoughts or ideations can’t be willed, bargained, or pleaded away, and they are not used to manipulate or get attention. …

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Great Tips for Self-care and Mental Health after 2020

A Few Great Tips for Self-care and Mental Health after 2020

Self-care and mental health are important, especially after 2020; the year of the worldwide pandemic, political divisiveness, and firestorms – Take these steps to ensure your mental wellbeing Wow, 2020 was a year for the books and not one we will likely forget anytime soon. 2020 was a year of a worldwide pandemic, forest fire …

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Has the coronavirus pandemic affected Americans negatively, causing them to drink more as a way of coping with global uncertainty?

Studies show that within 12 months of a  major disaster in The United States, alcohol consumption increases by more than 35%. It makes sense that during the worldwide pandemic Covid-19, alcohol sales have increased by more than 50%.  What does this statistic suggest? The stay-at-home orders are keeping us at home, and many people are turning …

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Why be Wary of Study Drugs: More commonly referred to as Study Buddies, Smart Drugs, and Brain Steroids. What are they, who uses them, and why?

Why be Wary of Study Drugs: More commonly referred to as Study Buddies, Smart Drugs, and Brain Steroids.  What are they, who uses them, and why? Study drugs are stimulants taken by students who think using them will increase their grades, alertness, and energy.  There are many names for different stimulants used by students as …

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