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We’re looking for Expert Reviewers to join our mission in bringing mental health education to young people. If you are a medical professional, educator, youth expert, or student and this is something you're interested in, you should consider being on our Expert Reviewer Panel. Please submit the form linked below before June 1st, 2022— we look forward to hearing from you!
Mental health "helplines" are phone numbers to call in search of mental health help. Lists of these phone numbers are common among mental health resources. While it’s easy to list a phone number to call or text in these resources, it may be daunting to call this unknown number when struggling with a mental health challenge - when you actually need to use these resources. Nobody really talks about how this random phone number is going to help at all or what they can or cannot do. Let’s demystify the mental health helpline.
Over the past two years, as COVID-19 has drastically changed the education system and social options for students of all ages, student’s mental health and wellness has been greatly impacted. Students are suffering from depression and anxiety, and the solution goes beyond increased counseling services.
These writings are monthly thought pieces on healing, meditating, growing, and connecting with your inner self.
Tapping into your own innate creativity can help you get through hard times. Creativity has healing benefits, regardless of your artistic abilities. There are so many forms of creativity -- cooking, gardening, painting, coding, dancing, music, or making jewelry. We all have an interest or hobby that can be cultivated with our own unique personal imprint of creativity.
According to Julia Plevin, author of The Healing Magic of Forest Bathing, the more time we spend among trees and plants, the stronger we feel the connection between our hearts and the world. What religious ascetics have known for two thousand years, modern researchers have confirmed with science and data.
We are all eagerly (perhaps impatiently) waiting for spring, natures rebirth, and this is especially true after a year of Covid. While in many parts of the country it is still cool with snow blanketing the ground, there are still ways to deeply connect with nature.