Four Steps to Reduce Stress


Everyone experiences stress at one time or another and it isn’t always a bad thing. There are types of good, motivating stress. Stress has can help accomplish goals, increase motivation and boost a person’s memory. However too much of anything isn’t good for you. Stress can be taxing on your immune system and your general […]

The Statistics and Mental Health Needs of BIPOC


Each July, we join Mental Health America and raise awareness to the mental health needs of those that are often overlooked. These people include BIPOC, those that identify as part of the LGBTQIA+ community and refugee and immigrant groups.  Mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race, color, gender or identity. BIPOC Mental Health […]

How COVID-19 Is Affecting BIPOC Communities


Both viruses and mental health conditions do not discriminate. Nor do they have underlying bias toward particular race, color or sexual identification as many people and organizations do. That’s why it’s so important to continue building awareness around what black, indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) experience. How is COVID-19 Affecting BIPOC Communities? There is […]

BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month


What is BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month? BIPOC stands for Black, Indigenous People and People of Color – formerly referred to as minority. Each July we, along with other behavioral health organizations like Mental Health America, bring awareness to the unique mental health conditions that these groups of people face. Mental Health Statistics Most racial […]

Tips for Summer Wellness amid COVID-19


With Summer finally here and COVID still looming, you might be wondering is there anything I can do? A lot of people still feel that they’re unable to go out, when in reality it is much healthier both mentally and physically to be outside. It’s especially healthy for those that feel overwhelmed by all of […]

Mental Health in the LGBTQ Community


Mental health and overall healthcare can be a problem for any population. A group highly affected is the LGBTQ community. Research shows that prejudice and biases present in the general population can result in negative mental health outcomes for minority populations. People who identify as LGBTQ are three times more likely to have a mental […]

Understanding Implicit Bias

Implicit Bias

What is implicit bias? Implicit bias is a term that describes unconscious attitudes or feelings toward people or their associated stereotypes. There are many different stereotypes for all races and genders. They range from assuming what a person eats or drinks to how they might wear their hair or clothes. Why does it matter? Most […]

3 Tips for Self-Awareness


There are endless opinions for every side with the many heated events happening in the world. For some a healthy debate is easy and for others it can spark rage, leading to insults that had nothing to do with the original subject. Even though it’s possible that two people can respect differing opinions and have […]

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