Advice on Mental Health Disorders

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Managing Stress Around the Holidays

While the holiday season can be a fun and joyous time, it can also be very stressful. Here are a few ideas to try and alleviate some of the seasonal stress.

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How to Support Someone with Mental Illness

1 in 5 of us lives with a mental illness. We all have a family member or loved one affected by mental illness. Like any other health problem, someone with a mental illness needs all of your love and support. Here are some tips to help you support someone living with mental illness.

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Everyday Mental Health Tips

When we talk about mental health we are talking about “a person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being.” Our mental health influences how we think, feel, and behave in daily life. It also affects our ability to handle stress, face and overcome challenges, maintain and build relationships, and recover from difficulties and setbacks. Here are a few everyday mental health tips to help you elevate your mood and become more resilient.

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As the last weeks of summer vacation begin to wind down, and as advertisers “back-to-school” campaigns are in full-effect, a sense of excitement, nervousness, and stress begins to arise in both parents and children alike. Here are a few tips to begin the back-to-school season with a smooth start.

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Advice for Parents Concerned About Autism

A Q&A with Ami Klin, Ph.D. of Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Klin received the 2018 Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Research from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation.

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