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How to Deal with the Disappointment of Canceled Halloween Events and Safe Ways to Celebrate

Halloween activities bring joy to children and families across the United States each year. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused some Halloween traditions to look different this year. The CDC released new guidelines indicating that some Halloween activities may not be safe during the pandemic. For many adults and children, Halloween has a special place…

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Mental Illness Awareness Week

According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NAMI), nearly one in five adults live with a mental illness. Mental illnesses can be described as health conditions that cause changes in emotion, thinking, behavior, or a combination of all three. Mental illnesses are usually associated with distress, problems functioning in social settings, work, or family…