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Alcohol Use Support Groups – Virtual

During the closures many support groups have closed their doors. Although for the sake of public safety, this puts thousands of individuals at risk who rely on these groups to help maintain sobriety and mental wellness. Below is some information about how you can navigate seeking out support on a digital platform. Virtual Meetings Although [...]

By |2020-08-13T13:08:01-05:00July 17th, 2020|Media|0 Comments

Conversation Starters for Kids About Mental Health

1. What are you most grateful for? 2. What are you most looking forward to this week? 3. How do you feel about things changing? 4. What color best describes how you’re feeling today? More than one color? 5. What are the most interesting things about you? 6. What animals would we all be and [...]

By |2020-05-26T13:52:50-05:00May 8th, 2020|Media|0 Comments

Self-Help Mindfulness Resources

  Written by: Alexandra Reustle, MA, Doctoral Intern Mindfulness, in its simplest form, is the art of being present in the moment. Practicing this state of mind leads to all kinds of positive benefits both physically and mentally. Having to stay in our homes has given us the great gift of time. Time to sit, [...]

By |2020-05-04T15:57:58-05:00May 4th, 2020|Media|0 Comments

Community in a Time of Social Distancing

Written by: Alexandra Reustle, MA, Doctoral Intern The term social distancing in many ways does our communities a disservice. While we should be refraining from direct contact with others or having large gatherings, there are still opportunities for us to connect with one another and engage socially. Below I outline some suggestions to maintain a [...]

By |2020-04-27T18:22:11-05:00April 27th, 2020|Media|0 Comments

Look For the Helpers

Daniel Tiger is a big deal in our house, especially since the quarantine. This popular children’s show is a spin-off of the popular show Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood. While I was sitting with my daughter the episode that was playing showed a big storm sweep through the neighborhood. When they emerged from their homes there was [...]

By |2020-04-27T10:15:19-05:00April 24th, 2020|Media|0 Comments

Media Exposure: How Much is Too Much

We know from prior research done, that frequent media exposure during times of crisis can have negative effects on your mental health. It can lead to increases in anxiety and stress, as well as cause overreactions in health-seeking behaviors that can be counterproductive. However, it is important to stay informed! So how do you balance [...]

By |2020-04-27T10:16:20-05:00April 23rd, 2020|Media|0 Comments

Simple White Bread Recipe

This is a really easy recipe to make a staple pantry item without having to brave the grocery stores. You can do it with a standing mixer or your hands with a little extra elbow grease. You can freeze these loaves for later, and if you have kids at home this is a great activity [...]

By |2020-04-27T10:58:54-05:00April 14th, 2020|Media|0 Comments