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Mental Health Days

We all know the signs of being sick. You know the feeling of waking up with a sore throat or having aches and pains. Taking a sick day or break when you’re feeling under the weather feels like an easy choice when you’re physically feeling the effects. Taking a break and letting your body rest when sick can help you recover faster.

Grieving During the Holidays

May is Stroke Awareness Month. It aims to raise awareness of stroke’s risk factors and symptoms and raise funds for stroke research. A stroke occurs when a person’s brain receives insufficient blood. A lack of oxygen and nutrients can cause brain cell death, resulting in serious neurological problems. Strokes are the second most common cause of death worldwide. They are also the most common cause of disability. In the United States, around 800,000 strokes occur every year.

New Resource: 988 Mental Health Hotline

Rachel Andrews, Mental Health Therapist, Southwest Behavioral Services According to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), as of July 16, 2022, anyone across the U.S. in mental health distress can call or text 988 or use the online chat function on www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org to connect with a counselor through the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. People who […]