Breast Cancer Awareness 2019

October is breast cancer awareness month. Each year across the nation, people wear pink to bring awareness and show support of those who are affected by this disease.

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Vaping and E-Cigarettes: Know the Facts

Vaping and e-cigarettes (e-cigs) are unsafe, especially for kids, teens, and young adults. Many people turn to e-cigarettes when they want to quit smoking traditional cigarettes. Is turning to e-cigarettes and vaping a good choice for someone who wants to quit smoking?

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Talking About Mental Health

When it comes to talking about mental health, it can be quite awkward. Sometimes an awkward situation is the best time to spark up a conversation, though.

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Depression

Living with Depression: Tips for Seniors on Where to Find Help

Guest post by Teresa Greenhill of Mental Health For Seniors

Depression can be a devastating issue for anyone, but for seniors, it can affect their quality of life and lead to multiple mental and physical issues. While there are many causes — such as loneliness, illness, and mental health disorders — depression is often difficult to self-diagnose and can occur with other issues, meaning it’s important to find good healthcare with a professional who can help.

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Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol Awareness Month in April

April 2019 is the 33rd annual alcohol awareness month and is sponsored by NCADD. This year’s theme for Alcohol Awareness Month is “Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow”.

The goal of Alcohol Awareness Month is to educate everyone possible about the dangers of abusing alcohol, increase awareness, and to encourage people to reach out to the public about recovery and help reduce the stigma associated with the disease of alcoholism.

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