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Minority Mental Health Awareness Month (MMHAM): An opportunity to celebrate cultural identity, do a mental health check-in, and lift each other up

MMHAM offers a special opportunity this July for people of all backgrounds to evaluate their cultural identity and take stock of their mental health.  Race and mental illness are touchy subjects for most of us, and if you’re multi-racial, Black, or Asian American, racial identity can feel like a burden….

Observe World Mental Health Day on October 10: Understand, prioritize, and raise awareness for mental health

World Mental Health Day is observed annually on October 10th in over 100 countries to promote mental health awareness and advocate for individuals with mental health issues. Since its inception in 1992, World Mental Health Day has helped to expand knowledge, advocate against social stigmas, and support people suffering from…

I feel trapped in my head: Basic tips for slowing down racing thoughts during self-isolation

Due to COVID-19, many of us are self-isolating and social distancing, which is causing us to feel trapped inside of our own minds. Fortunately, we can reclaim control and free our racing minds by practicing mindfulness and returning to the basics during self-isolation. Mindfulness is about focusing on the present…

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