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Holiday Blues

IN THE December 23 ISSUE

FROM THE 2016 Articles,
andMental Health
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by Noah Whitaker



The holidays are a magical time. It is as if the glitter and twinkle of lights, the reddening of noses, and an echoed cough or sneeze all coalesce into the spirit of the season. This is the time of year I look forward to most. People tend to give a little more of themselves be it time, finances, or simple good will. Life becomes a little better.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



Millions of Americans of all ages struggle to live with depression every day. But unfortunately, depression suffered by the elderly is often overlooked as a common side-effect of growing old.

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Mental Illness Awareness Week

IN THE October 1 ISSUE

FROM THE 2016 Articles,
andMental Health
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by Jayson Blair



As the grocery store aisles fill with candy and pumpkins begin appearing on suburban doorsteps, my mind turns to the ghosts and goblins of the month of October. Not the ones that hit the streets on Halloween. These are the ones that consume the minds of many who suffer from depression and seasonal affective disorder as night falls fast, as the leaves begin to fall, and the cool winds of winter are beating at the door of our lives.

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Get Healthy and Healed The Natural Way

IN THE August 22 ISSUE

FROM THE 2015 Articles,
andFood Fun,
andGoing Green
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by Jane Brown


The strenuous months of pregnancy and the tiring years of motherhood that follow can contribute to multiple health problems in mothers. Both working mothers and stay-at-home moms are at risk of many health issues that are often ignored and taken carelessly.

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by Roberta Tovey



Millions of people suffer from depression and bipolar disorder, but the treatments we have today, though helpful for some, do not work for everyone. Some treatments can work for a while, but become less effective over time. Others come with problematic side effects. Alternative therapies, like exercise and meditation, are often overlooked.

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My Mental Health Journey

IN THE July 27 ISSUE

FROM THE 2013 Articles,
andLorie Lewis Ham,
andMental Health
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by Lorie Lewis Ham


There are a lot of people who think that seeing a therapist is a waste of time. There are also a lot of people who think it’s wrong, or that you’re weak, if you take antidepressants. Well I’m here to say that is a big load of crap!

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The Highs & Lows of Spring

IN THE June 8 ISSUE

FROM THE 2013 Articles,
andMental Health,
andMuffy Walker
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by Muffy Walker




In the northern hemisphere, spring, a season of rebirth, rejuvenation, renewal, resurrection, and regrowth conjures up images of colorful flowers, blue, sunny skies, chirping birds and butterflies flitting about the tulip beds. Spring also means longer days with almost 12 glorious hours of daylight.

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Challenging Stigma

IN THE April 13 ISSUE

FROM THE 2013 Articles,
andMental Health,
andMuffy Walker
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by Muffy Walker



Stigma, although powerful, does not have to be inevitable. Countries around the world are joining forces to combat stigma and its harmful effects. Anti-stigma campaigns, legislation, public education, mobilizing communities in anti-stigma efforts, and personal commitments to end stigma are all underway. Changing the belief systems of those who inflict stigma is only one aspect to producing change, the second of which is to challenge the internalized negative beliefs of the stigmatized.

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Coping With the Holidays

IN THE November 24 ISSUE

FROM THE 2012 Articles,
andMental Health,
andMuffy Walker
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by Muffy Walker




For some, the holiday season is a time filled with great joy, family gatherings, gift exchanges, and festive parties, but for others, it can be a time of stress, disappointment and loneliness. If you have a mental illness, the holidays may be especially unsettling, and in some cases, destabilizing.

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by Emily Durbin
& Sherry Walling



The ideas inherent in psychology have been around for thousands of years. In around 400 BCE, Socrates was concerned with the health and nature of the soul. The field of counseling emerged more recently, gaining traction in the 1940’s and 50’s and gaining national recognition by the creation of Division 17 by the American Psychological Association which focused on the practice and practicality of counseling psychology.

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by Amanda Hager



A novel is just too simple of a word to describe this story of Jacob Jankowski, a veterinary student at Cornell, and his compelling journey through life and love and the struggle to find himself in the world. He starts out with the perfect life: supportive parents, college education, he had everything going for him. But it all came to a sudden halt when his parents are killed in a car crash and he finds he has no money and no home, which leads to him throwing away his vet career by turning in his final examinations blank.

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