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February 19, 2024

What do eating disorders have to do with mental health?

Eating disorders are serious mental health conditions characterized by...
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February 12, 2024

What is a Random Act of Kindness?

Random acts of kindness are small, spontaneous gestures or actions...
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February 5, 2024

Teen Dating Violence Awareness

Teen dating violence is a serious and concerning issue...
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January 29, 2024

Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance and celebration that highlights...
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January 24, 2024

How to get involved in Mentorship

Earlier this week, our blog featured mentorship and the importance of it.
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January 22, 2024

Mentorship: What is it and why is it important?

A mentor is an experienced and knowledgeable individual who provides guidance, support, and advice to someone...
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January 15, 2024

Stop Bullying, Speak Up!

Bullying is a repeated and intentional aggressive behavior where an individual...
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January 8, 2024

Being aware of Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking Awareness Day is January 11th.
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January 1, 2024

How New Year's Resolutions Can Impact Your Mental Health

New Year's resolutions can have both positive and negative impacts on mental health,
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December 11, 2023

Holidays and Mental Health

The holidays can have both positive and negative effects...
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December 4, 2023

Disabilities and Mental Health

Disabilities can have a significant impact on mental health,
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November 27, 2023

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global day of charitable giving that takes place on the Tuesday...
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November 20, 2023

Diabetes and Mental Health

Living with diabetes or any chronic illness can have a significant impact on mental health.
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November 13, 2023

Transgender and Mental Health

Transgender individuals may face unique challenges that can impact their mental health.
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November 6, 2023

Being A Family Caregiver And The Impact On One's Mental Health

This week we’re recognizing and honoring the efforts of family caregivers who provide essential care...
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October 30, 2023

Depression Diagnosis and Treatment

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October 23, 2023

What is Depression?

Depression is a mental health disorder characterized by persistent feelings of sadness...
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October 16, 2023

ADHD

ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is a neuro-developmental disorder that affects both children and adults.
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October 9, 2023

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition characterized by a pattern of persistent,...
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October 2, 2023

Mental Health Awareness Week

This week, CTSHealth aims to raise awareness about mental health issues and promote mental...
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September 25, 2023

Ending the Stigma of Mental Health Challenges

Ending the stigma of mental health challenges is a complex...
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September 18, 2023

Helping Suicidal Individuals

This article is not a substitute for professional help, but here are some...
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September 11, 2023

How to Help Prevent Suicide

What Is Suicide Prevention?
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September 4, 2023

Screening For Depression

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and our blogs this month will...
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August 28, 2023

Sleep and How It Affects Mental Health

Sleep plays a crucial role in maintaining good mental health.
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August 21, 2023

Behavioral Health Services in Schools

In recent years, there has been a growing recognition of the need for comprehensive...
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August 14, 2023

It's back to school time!

The back-to-school period can have a significant impact on kids' mental health...
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August 7, 2023

Relationships and Mental Health

Relationships can have a significant impact on mental health...
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July 31, 2023

Human Trafficking: How You Can Help

Recognizing the signs of human trafficking is crucial in identifying potential victims and intervening to help them.
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July 24, 2023

Human Trafficking Awareness

You can help end human trafficking by sharing information and learning how to report it.
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July 17, 2023

Self-Care for Families

Summertime typically means more family time, more vacations and a little slower pace.
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July 10, 2023

Recovering From Family Trauma

Last week, our blog gave the positive and negative impacts families can have on an individual’s mental health.
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July 3, 2023

Families and Their Impact on Mental Health

The blogs for the next two weeks will focus on the effect that families and family life...
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June 26, 2023

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD stands for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. It is a mental health condition that can...
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June 19, 2023

Minority Healthcare

Minority health awareness refers to the efforts aimed at addressing the health disparities and promoting...
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June 12, 2023

Men's Health Awareness

We celebrate Father’s Day in June so it’s also a great time to focus on men's health.
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June 5, 2023

LGBTQIA+

It’s June and our first blog this month is focusing on Pride Month and the LGBTQ+ community.
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May 28, 2023

Women's Mental Health Awareness

Women's mental health awareness focuses specifically on raising awareness....
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May 22, 2023

Becoming a Foster Parent

Becoming a foster parent can be an incredibly rewarding experience.
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May 15, 2023

Foster Care

Foster care refers to the system of providing temporary care and support to children who...
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May 8, 2023

The Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

There are many reasons why there is a stigma surrounding mental health, including:
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May 1, 2023

Mental Health

Mental health refers to a person's overall psychological and emotional well-being.
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April 24, 2023

Sexual Assault Awareness

Sexual assault refers to any unwanted sexual behavior or activity that is forced...
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April 17, 2023

Counseling Awareness

Counseling and/or therapy is a process where a trained professional, such as a counselor or therapist...
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April 10, 2023

Child Abuse Awareness

It is estimated that at least 1 in 7 children have experienced child abuse or neglect in the United States.
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April 3, 2023

Autism Awareness

Autism, or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a developmental disorder that affects communication...
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March 27, 2023

Alcohol Abuse Awareness

We’re finishing up our March theme of Self Harm Awareness with a focus this week on Alcohol Awareness.
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March 20, 2023

Developmental Disabilities

Developmental disabilities are a group of conditions that affect an individual's physical...
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March 13, 2023

Brain Injury Awareness

Brain injury awareness is the promotion of understanding and knowledge about brain injuries,
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March 6, 2023

Risk Factors of Self-Harm

Warning Signs and Risk Factors of Self-Harm
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February 27, 2023

Awareness of Self-Harm

Self-harm is when you hurt yourself as a way of dealing with difficult feelings...
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February 20, 2023

Awareness of Eating Disorders

Our focus this week is on awareness of eating disorders.
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February 13, 2023

Random Acts of Kindness

Have you ever done something nice for someone, “just because”?
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February 6, 2023

Build Your Self-Esteem

10 Ways To Build Your Self Esteem
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January 29, 2023

Boost Your Self-Esteem This Month

Self esteem is how we describe our overall sense of worth or the value that we place upon ourselves.
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January 23, 2023

Play

We tend to think of play as something solely for children, but really anyone at any age can benefit from play.
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January 16, 2023

Bullying

Our focus this week is on bullying and the damaging effect it can have on mental health.
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January 9, 2023

The Importance of Self-Care

Engaging in a self-care routine has been clinically proven to reduce
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January 6, 2023

Mentoring and Mental Health

Our January theme is Mental Wellness with the mentoring being the focus of our first week.
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October 25, 2022

Healing From Domestic Abuse

Leaving the abusive relationship and situation is just the first step.
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October 13, 2022

Domestic Abuse

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
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September 23, 2022

A Teen's Guide to Mental Health

When are emotions or thoughts normal and when are they a problem?
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September 8, 2022

‍How To Identify Mental Health Red Flags In Teens

It’s normal for teenagers to be moody at time, but when are a teen’s mood swings a sign of something more?
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September 2, 2022

Understanding Teens and Mental Health

Adolescence isn’t an easy time for parents.
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August 19, 2022

Depression

Depression is a medical condition that affects a person’s mood and ability to function.
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August 12, 2022

How to Best Anger Management

Anger is a common emotion that everyone experiences from time to time.
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August 8, 2022

Anxiety: Symptoms, Types, and Treatment Options

Anxiety is a normal and healthy emotion.
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August 1, 2022

Is There a Reason Why Would You Need Therapy?

Is there a benefit to talking with a stranger once a week about your life struggles?
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July 22, 2022

How to Have a Conversation About Mental Health

DO listen without judgement.‍ DON’T interrupt or speak over.
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July 15, 2022

The New 9-8-8 Suicide Hotline

What is the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline?
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July 8, 2022

Practicing Good Self-Care

Good mental health and wellbeing allows us to live our lives in a positive and meaningful way.
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July 1, 2022

You Can Make a Difference in Foster Care

There are nearly 407,000 children in foster care in the United States.
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June 27, 2022

10 Myths of Foster Care

Many questions and uncertainties arise when considering becoming a foster parent.
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