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Building Connected, Healthy Communities: National Night Out 2019

Tuesday, August 6th is National Night Out!The website for National Night Out—an initiative of the National Association of Town Watch—includes a quote from former Texas senator Kay …
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Calm Down Quick With this Simple Trick: Extended Exhale

What is 4-7-8 breathing?“Unlike the heart’s one-dimensional, slow-to-fast continuum, there are many distinct types of breaths: regular, excited, sighing, yawning, gasping, sleeping, laughing, sobbing. We wondered if …
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Shining a Spotlight on Minority Mental Health Month with These Indiana Organizations

Every person deserves access to quality healthcare regardless of their age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation and economic status. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case.People who belong …
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Multitasking, Attention-Deficit Trait, and Boundaries

Why Multitasking Doesn't Work at WorkThere is time enough for everything, in the course of the day, if you do but one thing at once; but there …
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Perfectionism and the Imposter Syndrome

Embracing Your Inner Expert: Perfectionism and the Impostor Syndrome in Mental Health“The problem was that I carried around with me a tendency to feel that other people’s …
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Some say Yoga is simple physical exercises. They’re wrong.

Bringing Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Into Mental Health PracticeThe Body Keeps The Score Chapter 16:  Yoga & Learning to Inhabit Your BodyIn The Body Keeps the Score, Trauma …
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LGBTQ Pride 2019: Explaining the Gender Unicorn with Youth MOVE

Gender, Sexuality, and Mental HealthYouth MOVE Indiana“Alot of people don’t know how to talk about this sort of topic; It’s been sort of a taboo …
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Seize Control of Your Social Media Time with These Simple Setting Suggestions

Do you ever feel like social media can be just a bit too social?Connecting with friends, family and loved ones online is wonderful, but we all know …
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Remember This Next Time You’re Feeling Stressed

Many doctors tell us to find a way to cut stress out of our lives.  New research suggests this isn’t practical advice.The Stress ParadoxPursuing happiness takes …
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Wellness: What It Is and How to Achieve It

Wellness: What It Is and How to Achieve It “The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being …
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Peer Professionals Proving the Power of Vulnerability: The Elephant In Our Field

The Elephant in the RoomTime to talk about the elephant in the room.  It’s uncomfortable for most professionals to acknowledge, but everyone working in the field of …
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How Indianapolis Police Officer Chase Lyday Is Fighting Teenage Substance Abuse

For many people, the temptations of tobacco, drugs and alcohol first rear their ugly heads during adolescence.  Unfortunately, this is precisely when we are most susceptible to falling …
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