Knowing These Overdose Signs Could Help You Save a Life

It’s easy to become desensitized to the drug crisis and overwhelming overdose statistics. However, every time someone dies from an overdose, it leaves indelible scars on the people they leave behind. Between 2017 and 2018, overdose deaths increased by 4% and over 670,000 people died. While the numbers are discouraging, an overdose doesn’t have to be a […]

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Toxic Positivity and Depression: Why Optimism and “Looking at the Bright Side” Isn’t Always Helpful

In these uncertain times, I’m sure its fair to say that most of us have had the occasional moment of worry, anxiety, stress, or sadness. We hear the statistics like we may need to continue some form of social distancing into 2022, and we watch the number of people who have tested positive and those […]

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Mental Health and Coronavirus: Adjusting to a New Normal

We’re living in a time in a world that we never could have guessed 2020 would bring us. With the words ‘uncertainty’, ‘unknown’, ‘impossible to predict’, and ‘breaking news’ becoming part of our daily lives, the disruption of routine can make this temporary new norm feel uncomfortable and unfamiliar. There is no more 8 AM […]

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