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How to Stay Mentally Healthy Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

In addition to what everyone knows about hand washing and social distancing to help mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus, here are a few more suggestions to help us all deal with stress associated with this pande

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Happy woman practicing self love and self care

Self-love is a state of appreciation for oneself that grows from actions that support our physical, psychological and spiritual growth. Self-love means having a high regard for your own well-being and happiness. Self-love means taking care of your own needs and not sacrificing your well-being to please others. Self-love means not settling for less than you deserve.

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Setting Mental Health Goals for the New Year

A new year has just begun and for many of us that means time for change. While most people make resolutions to improve their physical health or finances, this year you may also want to create goals that focus on your mental health.

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Sad woman with seasonal affective disorder in winter

The winter blues are very common, with many of us experiencing a mood shift during the colder, darker days of winter. You may find yourself feeling more lethargic and down overall. Learn about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and some ways to treat it.

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Understanding and Preventing Suicidal Behavior

Q&A with David A. Brent, M.D., Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Epidemiology, and Clinical and Translational Science and Endowed Chair in Suicide Studies at The University of Pittsburgh, 2006 BBRF Ruane Prizewinner for Outstanding Achievement in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research, and 2001 BBRF Distinguished Investigator Grantee.

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