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You Don’t Have to Dread Winter

December 20, 2016

Winter. Some of us dread it. But a simple change of perspective-embracing it rather than dreading it-may make all the difference in the world. Winter may still last long, and it may still be dark, but your attitude can have More…

November 1, 2016

Taking care of your loved one is important, but be vigilant about caring for yourself, too. Caregiver burnout is harmful to you. Neither does it serve your care receiver well. Some warning signs of burnout include: Withdrawing from friends or More…

April 5, 2016

Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health challenges experienced by Americans. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, almost 30% of adults will experience excessive anxiety at some point in their lifetime. In any given year, 18% More…

March 18, 2016

Yesterday, one of our instructors, Chad Scott, had an interview with Lisa Johnson at KUMD about our upcoming Mental Health First Aid – Adult course. They chatted about what Mental Health First Aid is, who can benefit from it, and More…

March 1, 2016

Compassion fatigue, a type of stress experienced by caregivers, can strike quickly and unexpectedly. The American Institute of Stress says that caregivers go through a “vicarious traumatization” that comes about from experiencing another person’s suffering over the long term. Symptoms More…

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