Suicide Prevention: help save a life
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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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Can circles of trust be trusted?
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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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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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What’s the difference between isolation & quarantine?
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What’s the difference between isolation & quarantine?

Now that we’re counting the pandemic in months instead of days or weeks, a lot of new terminology has worked its way into our vocabularies. Physical distancing, isolation, quarantine and…

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Strengthening your immune system
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Strengthening your immune system

This year’s cold and flu season—combined with the COVID-19 pandemic—has many parents worried as they prepare to send their children back to school. But the fight against respiratory viruses is…

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Boosting your teen’s mental health during a pandemic
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Boosting your teen’s mental health during a pandemic

Being stuck at home with nothing to do during a pandemic can put a strain on one’s mental well-being—and teens are no exception. “I’m hearing more from teenagers that they…

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Deciding whether to send your child back-to-school
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Deciding whether to send your child back-to-school

View the video below with Dr. Sanders’ recommendations. Without question, safety matters most to parents as they decide whether to send their children to in-person classes at school. No parent…

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