Breaking Stigmas: Mental Health & Minorities

minority mental health

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. It is important that we understand that mental health care in the United States continues to be an important health crisis that affects a large portion of the population. Mental health conditions go beyond these emotional reactions to specific situations. They are medical conditions that cause changes…

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Understanding DBT

DBT Therapy

What is DBT Therapy? Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a specific type of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy.  It was developed in the late 1980s and is used as a type of talking treatment. It has been adapted to help people who experience emotions very intensely. Furthermore, it’s a therapy designed to help people suffering from mood disorders.…

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Building a Support System

At some point in our lives, each and every one of us comes face to face with difficult situations or unpleasant circumstances that can feel stressful or overwhelming. Part of life is experiencing ups and downs. We want people who understand us and can be depended upon during tough times. We need people who will…

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Overcoming Disappointment

Have you ever wanted something so bad in your life? Did you have a strong desire to do something or to obtain a goal or dream that it was all you could ever think of? There are times in our life where we do obtain what we have a strong desire for, but there are…

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