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Holiday Feelings

The HOLIDAYS. What does the phrase conjure up for you? Warm wishes, presents, visits with family and friends? No matter what you celebrate, the term itself can sometimes be overwhelming; it can pull up negative feelings.

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Stigma is Curable Campaign

What is Stigma? Why is it a Problem? Stigma is when someone, or even you yourself, views a person in a negative way just because they have a mental health condition.

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Young Adults at Risk

According to a study published February 1st, 2018, in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) Psychiatry, young people who have been newly diagnosed with a mental health condition that includes psychosis are at a much higher risk of death.

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Identifying and Treating ADHD in Children and Adults

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that is often associated with children. About nine percent of children aged 3 to 17 are diagnosed with this chronic condition. Though childhood is the most common time for a diagnosis of ADHD, about four percent of adults also have the condition. In fact, according to...

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The WHY behind the WALK

When our son was struggling with bipolar disorder, our family and the life we knew was turned upside-down. We were fortunate in that not long after he was diagnosed, we discovered NAMI. But it was only after our son was truly solid in his recovery did we begin participating in the annual NAMI Connecticut...

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