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Stress, Anxiety and the Holidays

Stress and anxiety can arise if we’re feeling overwhelmed. During the holiday season, people often find themselves feeling stressed and overwhelmed – unwelcomed “guests” that come from a dizzying array of seasonal demands, including parties, shopping, baking, cleaning and entertaining. The antidote: Be realistic, plan ahead, be kind to yourself.

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MatPat and Stephanie Patrick of the Game Theorists

Thank you to the Game Theorists who held a day-long live stream YouTube event to raise awareness and money for BBRF! Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein offers his personal message of thanks in this video.

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The Hollister Family's Journey to Sunshine From Darkness

Until the day she passed away, Patsy Hollister and her husband, Hal, left home every morning at 7:30 a.m., and drove the ten miles to their beloved NARSAD Artworks office in Brea, California.

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Judge Faces the Challenge of the Criminalization of Mental Illness

Miami, Florida is famous for its sun, sand and sea. Less commonly known is the fact that it hosts the highest percentage of people with a mental illness of any urban area in the U.S.—three times the national average, to be exact.

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Advice to Parents on Diagnosing and Treating Anxiety Disorders in Young People

Dr. Francis Lee, is the Mortimer D. Sackler Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, and an attending psychiatrist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

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