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Postpartum Depression Awareness

Did you know that according to postpartumdepression.org 70-80% of women who just gave birth, at minimum, experience what is often referred to as, “the baby blues.” This is what a majority of women experience and is normal for moms. However, when the depression becomes more and more persistent, and lasts many months, that is what is called “postpartum depression” or PPD....

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Starting Mental Health Treatment for the First Time

Seeking out and starting a mental health treatment such as a counselor or a psychiatrist can be a very intimidating task. It is difficult to know who would be right for you. Luckily, there are plenty of people along the way to help you out, and all the decisions are not just on your shoulders.   How the Process Normally Goes Typically, the best way to shop around for a mental health provider is...

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End of the School Year Stress

It is all too familiar the feelings of nervousness and panic students feel as they are wrapping up their school year. It can seem almost impossible to avoid the extra stress. Here are some ways to let go of that stress to be more productive, and overall happier during the final months of school. Starting off, one thing to remember during this time is to be kind to yourself. You are very busy...

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Understanding Eating Disorders

In  the United States, about 30 million people (all genders and ages) have an eating disorder. Some commonly known eating disorders include: anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating. An unfortunate stigma that comes with these can make it difficult for people to talk about. Pushing off something like this can make it extremely difficult for those who need it to seek help. Genetics, environmental...

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How Art Therapy Can Help Teens

We all know the infamous time of teenage years. Some say it is even worse than having a toddler. Since during teen years, our brains are still developing, humans tend to be a bit impulsive and emotional. It can be extremely difficult at that time to express new emotions we are feeling. It is easy to fall into a depression and feel completely alone. Introducing a way to nonviolently express teen...

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Staying Productive During Summer

Summer is quickly approaching us, and especially for students, deadlines are approaching. Regardless of if you are a student, there is a certain kind of relaxation that comes with the summer months for most, at least in the beginning. The thing is, it is necessary and great to have this time to slow down, but it also could allow the stop of productivity. Parents might have a different...

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