May Mental Health Awareness Month KNOW THE FACTS Nearly 450 million people worldwide are currently living with a mental illness, yet nearly two-thirds of people with a known mental illness never seek treatment. Anxiety disorders affect 25.1% of children between 13 and 18 years old. BREAK THE STIGMA Talk openly about mental health. Educate yourself
Autism is a complex, lifelong developmental disability that typically appears during early childhood and can impact a person’s …. RELATIONSHIPS SELF-REGULATION COMMUNICATION SOCIAL SKILLS While there is currently no known single cause of autism, early diagnosis helps a person receive the support and services that they need, which can lead to a quality life filled
Expressing Feelings When an emotion is negative, once an outside stimuli or event acts as a trigger, the event and its presence in your conscious and unconscious mind is sometimes with you forever. However, by being fully aware of the process by which this happens, you can finally address those old issues and minimize their
Stress Relief and Management tips Identifying Stressors Reduce the Stress We Can Control Develop Effective Strategies Identifying Stressors Stress management begins with identifying the sources of your stress and recognizing the role you play in creating or maintaining your stress level. Perhaps you’re always running late because you’re not managing your time well, or you
Understanding Self-Talk Take a minute and think about what you’ve said to yourself today. Was it critical? Or was it kind and helpful? How did you feel after you engaged in this inner discussion? Your thoughts are the source of your emotions and mood. The conversations you have with yourself can be destructive or beneficial.
TIS THE SEASON TO BE…STRESSED? Here are some tips to take the stress out of the Holiday season! Acknowledge your feelings: Taking ownership of your feelings is a great first step in conquering the stress of the Holiday season. Ask for help: For some, the Holiday season is a time of loneliness rather than togetherness.