Health & Wellness

Native American Mental Health

2021-12-03T10:46:29-05:00December 3rd, 2021|

To continue our mental health series for populations that are not often talked about enough, we would like to discuss Native American mental health. I would like to acknowledge that this is a monumental task that will not be achieved in just one article; there [...]

Muslim Mental Health Awareness

2021-11-04T09:36:58-04:00November 4th, 2021|

In our efforts to continue to advocate for disenfranchised and stigmatized groups we would like to take this article to touch on mental health within the Muslim community. The Capital Region has a relatively large Muslim population and it is important that mental health professionals [...]

Understanding the Mental Health of Veterans – Told from the Perspective of Military Veterans

2021-11-04T09:39:05-04:00November 4th, 2021|

In the United States, Veteran’s Day is a federal holiday that is usually observed on November 11. During this time, we take a moment to honor those who have selflessly took on the duty of serving this country. One way to recognize and honor veterans [...]

What is Happiness?

2021-08-05T12:06:26-04:00August 5th, 2021|

There are a range of definitions and theories shared on the concept of happiness and even more sensical practices on how one can become happy. Anthropologist and social lecturer Neil Thin argues that happiness requires empathy and “engagement with others in the world” and is an ongoing social process. (2012) However, some [...]

The Celebration of Juneteenth

2021-06-03T12:20:23-04:00June 3rd, 2021|

Figure 1 represents the Juneteenth Flag created by Ben Haith, founder of the National Juneteenth Celebration Foundation (NJCF). The white star symbolizes both Texas as the Lone Star State, and the freedom of African Americans in all 50 States This year’s annual commemoration [...]

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