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Identifying Toxic Relationships: Dr. Armen Sarkissian Explains How to Escape the “Drama Triangle” Trap

Relationships with other people are a large part of what makes life worth living. This includes everything from parents and children to relatives, siblings, friends, acquaintances, co-workers, spouses …
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How Stigma of Mental Illness Affects African American Communities

“People of color, particularly African Americans, feel the stigma more keenly. In a race-conscious society, some don’t want to be perceived as having yet another deficit.” — Bebe …
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New Indiana State Museum Exhibit Aims to Help “FIX” the Opioid Crisis in Our State

Since at least 1999, when opioids began to be prescribed at a high rate, the United States has been gripped by the major public health crisis that is …
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Exercise and Mental Health: How Physical Activity Improves Mood, Cognition, and Overall Wellness

“Food is the most widely abused anti-anxiety drug in America, and exercise is the most potent yet underutilized antidepressant.” — Bill Phillips, nutrition and fitness authorThere are …
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Managing Dual Diagnosis: Cummins’ Tracy Waible on How to Identify and Treat Substance Use with Co-Occurring Disorders

Substance use disorder, otherwise known as substance addiction, afflicts millions of people across the United States every year. According to statistics from the National Survey of Drug Use …
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The Power of Being Thankful: Jessica Hynson, Jeremy Haire & Mindy Frazee Explain the Benefits of Gratitude

“In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.” — …
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How to Set New Year’s Goals You Can Actually Accomplish, According to Behavioral Health Professionals

Many people think of a new year as a fresh beginning. With the old year gone, we may envision the coming one as a clean slate for redirecting …
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Tips for Beating the Holiday Blues from Cummins’ Chief Clinical Officer Robb Enlow

Traditionally speaking, the end-of-the-year holidays are often associated with concepts like love, happiness, warmth, family, friendship and togetherness. But despite conventional wisdom, there are many realities of the …
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How Nutrition Affects Mental Health with Cummins’ Jaime Selby and Hendricks Regional Health’s Kaitie Delgado

When we’re feeling hungry and need something to eat, we might not always stop to think about what we’re putting into our bodies. In reality, though, the food …
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Giving Domestic Violence Survivors a Chance at Independence: Cummins BHS, Sheltering Wings and RealAmerica Announce Haven Homes

Domestic violence levies an enormous toll on women, men and children across the United States. According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, more than 12 million people …
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Using Art to Practice Mindfulness with Holly Combs and MHA’s Karen Martoglio

“Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous.” — Bill Moyers, American journalist and political commentatorOver the last decade, mindfulness has become something of a buzzword …
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Employment Services: Helping People with Mental Disabilities Find Rewarding Work

Celebrating National Career Development Month!Work is an important part of every person’s life. For many adults, work makes up a significant portion of how we spend our …
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