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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Breaking the Stigma of Mental Health in the Latino Community

2022-09-02T12:18:34-04:00September 2nd, 2022|

National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated every year from September 15 to October 15 for recognizing the contributions and influence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the history, culture, and achievements in the United States. This is a time to celebrate and honor heritage rooted [...]

988: The Lifeline

2022-09-02T11:47:36-04:00September 2nd, 2022|

The pandemic brought on an influx of mental health struggles. Mental health is just as important as physical health. In 2020, congress authorized the three-digit code, 988, to give American’s an easier way to access the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. It is a universal and [...]

Pride Month and Inclusivity

2022-06-03T15:08:11-04:00June 3rd, 2022|

June marks LGBTQ+ pride month. This month is celebrated every year in June to honor the Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan in 1969. Celebrations of pride month include parades, parties, workshops, and memorials at local, national, and international levels. The purpose of this month is recognize [...]

Mother’s and Covid-19

2020-05-21T10:40:46-04:00May 21st, 2020|

Amidst this pandemic, birthdays and holidays still come and go. As a collective, we are adjusting how we celebrate and express our love and gratitude. This month in the United States, we will celebrate Mother’s Day in a way that is foreign to many of [...]

Missed Milestones

2020-05-21T10:32:45-04:00May 21st, 2020|

As we continue to practice social distancing and self-isolation from within our homes, as much as our lives allow us to, many of us are watching important dates that we had been excited to celebrate come to pass. Those who were excited to celebrate important [...]

PTSD Awareness Month

2020-01-03T21:44:17-05:00May 31st, 2019|

According the American Psychiatric Association, Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event such as a natural disaster, a serious accident, a terrorist act, war/combat, rape or other violent personal assault. Individuals [...]

Brain Injury Awareness Month

2020-01-06T14:30:16-05:00February 27th, 2019|

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, which is a topic very close to my heart. According to the CDC, 2.5 million people sustain a Traumatic Brain Injury every year, and an estimated 5.3 million Americans are living today with disability related to brain injury. Unfortunately, [...]

Go Green for Mental Health

2020-01-06T18:43:14-05:00April 28th, 2017|

May is Mental Health Awareness month which is represented by the color lime green; so grab your green ribbon and show your support! According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 1 in 5 Americans are affected by a mental health condition in their lifetime. [...]

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