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Hiking, Life and Mental Health - Part 8

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Hiking, Life and Mental Health - Part 8

Hearing my name being yelled by someone who earlier that day had barely been able to move reminded me that some days we just have to keep moving forward, hoping to stretch out and build strength as the day goes on.

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African American Mental Health

African American Mental Health

Although African Americans constitute a relatively small portion of the U.S. population, they tend to experience mental health diagnosis and treatment in a significantly different way.

Mental Health & Violence

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Mental Health & Violence

While 99.99% of people suffering from mental health conditions never become violent, I hope someday people become less afraid to take an action when they see extremely bizarre behavior or hear someone speaking violently. In these situations I always suggest engaging professionals right away. Don't play the role of the police or mental health professional. 

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Community Engagement and Positive Mental Health

Community Engagement and Positive Mental Health

Humans are social creatures. Many of us prefer to laugh, sing, and dance in the presence of others (although a solo jam session is never a bad idea). Here at NoStigmas, we value the importance of community and mental health to improve our understanding of ourselves and others in efforts to make actions more meaningful and effective.

Peer Support FAQ

Peer Support FAQ

In addition to being part of a healthy support system, peer support programs provide a multitude of benefits.

When Bi-Polar Disorder Affects the Workplace

When Bi-Polar Disorder Affects the Workplace

When Carol was in her manic phase, she was one of my most energetic, creative and successful employees. Carol (not her real name) would work until midnight to meet impossible deadlines she often self-imposed. The next morning, she was at it again, all while filling any potential time voids with volunteer project work.

5 Ways to Get Involved in the Mental Health Community

5 Ways to Get Involved in the Mental Health Community

Are you looking for ways to support the cause? Unsure of where you might fit in? Fortunately, you don’t have to have a certain skill set to do your part to end stigmas, just a desire to help! Read on for some ideas. 

How Chiropractic Care Can Improve Mental Health

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How Chiropractic Care Can Improve Mental Health

Chiropractors don’t just help with those physical aches and pains! Research shows that some chiropractic methods can also heal your mind. If you think about it, you’re much more likely to feel better mentally when you also feel well physically. Read on below for some facts about what visiting the chiropractor can do for you!

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