By: April Cox

Friend comforting another friend outside on a bench.
What Not to Say to a Friend with Depression

In 2016, I was diagnosed with atypical depression. Though I had experienced depression symptoms for years prior to my diagnosis, hearing…

Read More
People marching on a street during a protest.
Managing Mental Health During Social Movements and Civil Unrest

Civil unrest is defined legally as “acts of violence and disorder detrimental to the public law and order. It includes acts…

Read More
Sad woman sitting alone at the beach.
Summertime Sadness

When I think of summer, some thoughts that come to mind include sun, cookouts, the beach, vacation, and spending time with…

Read More
Sad young man looking through the window
Big Boys DO Cry: Masculinity as a Barrier to Mental Health

In the year 2020, what does it mean to “be a man”? There are many answers to that question depending on…

Read More
black man holding rainbow flag
The LGBTQ+ Community: Celebrating Advocacy, Joy & Resilience

On June 28, 1970, the first Pride march was held in New York City on the one-year anniversary of the Stonewall…

Read More
oppositional defiance disorder
Supporting Your Teen During the Pandemic

We are months into the COVID-19 pandemic, and many of us are trying to find ways to stay positive through our…

Read More
Grounding Techniques During A Pandemic

With the spread of COVID-19, most of our lives have been turned upside down. We’ve had to rearrange our schedules. Some…

Read More
Patient, Family & Staff Safety is our Priority: COVID-19Update