Suicide Prevention: help save a life
Mental health, PTSD and suicide prevention. Post-traumatic stress disorder.

Suicide Prevention: help save a life

Before the pandemic, suicide was the tenth leading cause of death in the United States with an average of 132 Americans dying by suicide each day. The American Foundation for…

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Yvonne Serrano: a story of survival
Teal ribbon awareness on woman's hand for Ovarian Cancer, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) disease, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Tourette's Syndrome, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Yvonne Serrano: a story of survival

When Yvonne Serrano learned she had uterine cancer, it had already spread to her ovaries and nearby lymph nodes. She was in Stage 3C uterine and ovarian cancer, moving toward…

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This is not the year to skip your flu shot
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This is not the year to skip your flu shot

Flu season is around the corner and with the threat of COVID-19 still circulating within our communities, we need to do everything within our power to prevent getting the flu.…

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Heart failure is frightening but manageable for most people
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Heart failure is frightening but manageable for most people

Although the term “heart failure” can be alarming, many people live normal lives for longer periods through early diagnosis and treatment. Heart failure is actually quite common, affecting nearly 6.5…

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Can circles of trust be trusted?
Young people meet in quarantine outside on the city street wearing face protective mask to prevent Coronavirus and anti-smog

Can circles of trust be trusted?

The reality of sharply limited contact with people outside our households is going to be with us for a while. Since we’re a social species, this creates enormous pressure on…

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Managing your child’s screen time during e-learning and beyond
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Managing your child’s screen time during e-learning and beyond

How can we balance digital work and play for kids in an increasingly virtual world? Now remote learning requires many children to spend extra time in front of a device…

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How to recognize opioid misuse
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How to recognize opioid misuse

The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that more than 2 million Americans abuse opioids, and on average more than 90 Americans die every day due to opioid overdose. According…

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