Mental Health Mondays

Happy First Day of Spring!

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Soon wee’ll watch the rainfall poetically to renew the Earth surrounding us, and maybe we’ll take the kids and their laughter outside to jump in puddles afterward. Our walks throughout the neighborhood will require less layers with each passing week, and hopefully, our fears will shed as well as we see hope continuing on all around us.

This is a time of refocus, refreshed mindsets, and appreciating the little things, which have actually proven to be some of the biggest things.

Join us for a CHOW discussion!

Sober Spring: 6 Ways to Be Strong and Sober This Spring

Sober Spring: Today is officially the first day of Spring and if, like me, you’ve noticed a subtle shift in the energies around you, then you’ll get why Spring is the perfect time to begin a little experiment into sobriety of your own.

Read the article at https://sober-bliss.com/sober-spring/

Depression 101

Depression is often described by folks experiencing it as a sadness that encompasses your life, impacts your day-to-day activities, and limits your functioning as you’d normally want to. It’s a condition known for its feelings of hopelessness and often worthlessness—and is misunderstood by many as something “you can snap out of.”

Depression comes in many forms, can be short-lived or long-lasting, and can affect people of all ages, genders, races, and socioeconomic backgrounds. So how can we better understand ways to support ourselves and others through depressive periods? And when should we reach out for help?

https://www.mcleanhospital.org/video/depression-101?utm_campaign=Monthly%20Emails&utm_medium=email&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_9jnkBlPpcywUCGz6KZOx9k99HiP1GAK4PTpqQFio435L_arj7eCaly96M5dMyGXLfIRmfgJym39zhOnepPzUBFR44CQ&_hsmi=204405856&utm_content=204405856&utm_source=hs_email&hsCtaTracking=e5ac1957-3db3-492c-9daa-25aa613e9e7e%7C71bb27e1-de88-47e0-8135-030de3b772ca

McLean: Women & Mental Health

One of the most pressing issues in health care today is mental health. Unique issues related to the mental health of girls and women are of particular importance.

Understanding women’s mental health is a twofold approach. There are mental health issues that only appear in women. There are also mental health issues in all genders that impact women differently.

A better lens to examine women’s mental health is by looking at it across their life spans.

Read the rest of the article at https://www.mcleanhospital.org/essential/understanding-mental-health-over-womans-lifetime?utm_campaign=Monthly%20Emails&utm_medium=email&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8ZJlb4_qDe_ny4rDmn1HxOL4oDx51Gj8KHZAura42i44qh55-IhtAKZHhthsSLU6zhr7Toe5GLUrdPHt4L4LbO1C2OCg&_hsmi=207279043&utm_content=207279043&utm_source=hs_email&hsCtaTracking=0dc31891-3055-435f-a585-20f0025cf7b0%7C92a4e07e-eff4-4433-8c9f-cc7d9c6b95de

Advocates for Recovery: Family Support

Have a beautiful week!

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