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June 23, 2022

How educators can create an LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum that supports the mental well-being of LGBTQ students

One way that educators can promote mental/ brain wellness in school environments is by developing lessons that avoid bias and that include positive representations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people, history, and events.

June 16, 2022

Make LGBTQ+ Mental Health a Priority

Discrimination against LGBTQ people has specifically been associated with high rates of brain health disorders, substance use, and suicide. In fact, when compared to people that identify as straight, LGBTQ individuals are three times more likely to experience a mental health condition.

June 9, 2022

Why Teachers and Professors Should Include Mental/Brain Health in the Syllabus

A simple way to support the mental/ brain health of students is to include a brief statement on your course syllabus. This helps promote help-seeking behaviors and demonstrates that instructors care about student well-being. We gathered some examples of mental health statements in high school and college syllabi.

June 2, 2022

Why mindfulness should be taught in schools

Whether kids are facing trauma because of child abuse or loss of a family member or everyday anxiety about COVID-19, violence, and unpredictable routines, they need even more support now during turbulent times and constant social media stimuli. So, how can mindfulness help? Read the whole article here.


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February 25, 2021

Gift of Gratitude

Most agree that gratitude is a grounding good practice. But, lately I have been reading and experiencing how it can be taken to an even deeper level for greater healing. The science behind appreciation is compelling. There are seven scientifically proven benefits of gratitude which have been compiled from various sources by Amy Morin, Psychotherapist and international bestselling mental health author:

February 4, 2021

Thought Attacks

This is the first of a series of blogs in support of mental health; the inspiration comes from Chase and the resulting grief after he passed. The many books, meditations and advice from others who have shared their stories have also contributed to this blog. Regardless of faith, wealth, race, gender or region, there is much suffering of the mind and it only seems to be escalating, further aggravated by social media and Covid.

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