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Growing up can be tough. It can often feel like even your BFF doesn’t understand you, and frankly sometimes you can’t even understand yourself. The mood swings rushing through your body may make you feel over the moon or like you want be left al0ne in the dark.

 

If you...

 

In a world that prefers to sit and watch, movement towards recovery — despite chronic disease and mental illness — could begin by simply moving more. And the best role models are among us.

 

Dora Amirault leads others to dance despite her anxiety and panic attacks. Diag...

 

By the fall of my daughter’s junior kindergarten year, I was getting a little tired of working all day with the kids and tutoring at night. My husband, Jim, and I felt as though we were two passing ships; quality time together was scarce. So I took a job at the local...

 

There is a strong association between chronic disease, mental health and mental illness. People with chronic physical conditions are at risk of poor mental health, including depression and anxiety. At the same time, people with serious mental illnesses have a greater...

 

By setting down in words
My thoughts, idea, reflection and memories
I can make sense of things and let go,
Release
            Through a song, letter, prose or a poem  like this

(from “Food for Thought,” by An...

 

What is Depression?

 

People casually use the phrase, “I’m so depressed!” to say they are feeling down. But a temporary case of the blues – something we all experience – has nothing to do with real depression.

 

True depression is not the blues, sadness or even grief. It...

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