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Suicide Prevention and Questioning Your Thoughts

Is this Normal? My two residents, Anne Moss Rogers, and I went on a road trip last Friday to speak to 77 soldiers, at Fort Lee Army Base, about Suicide Prevention. We were a motley crew on a mission to end stigma-easy, right?! The latest study from the Department of Defense states, 22 soldiers die […]

Support Groups in the Community. Do they Really Help?

By Mayah Taylor, M.A. The Relationship Between Community Support Groups and Anger How do support groups or more specifically community support help people with anger management? Who needs it? Why? What does it do for you? These are the questions we tend to ask ourselves when we hear the word “support.” Most if not all […]

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The Freshman Binge Drinking Culture and How to Manage It

Freshman binge drinking has been a long-time college culture notion. Entering college life can be a high time for teens. Stepping up to a new stage in life can be both exciting and nerve-racking for these teens. There are many  factors that affect why students start to drink and some of these may be quite […]

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Can Eating Disorders be Caused by Fear of the Freshman 15?

By now, you’ve heard the warnings about “freshman 15.” But is it just a myth?  Many students are likely to gain weight-but it may not be the full freshman 15 and it may not happen during freshman year. Good news, right? College offers temptations and requires many adjustments for the incoming Freshman. There are many […]

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8-30-17 Quote of the day: Tired no more.

There are two types of “tired,” I suppose. One is a dire need of sleep, the other is a dire need of peace.

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Anger Management With Group Therapy Will Help Lessen Your Anxiety: 3 Reasons Why

By, Mayah Taylor, M.A. In both anger management and group therapy: what do people say? The thought of group therapy can often fill people with anxiety. Why? For one thing, you are in a room with strangers encouraging you to share your anger, your feelings, and things that may be personal to you. Scary, right? […]

The challenges of being a freshman

The Challenges of Being a Freshman

Peer pressure, stress, anxiety, and homesickness are some of the challenges that freshmen face in their new life in college. Stepping foot in a new school is definitely one for the books for many teens. Teenagers think that by being in college and away from home, they can be free to do whatever they want. […]

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3 Reasons We Lie and 3 Solutions

3 Reasons We Lie and 3 Solutions   We say it is wrong. We reword things to say “white lie” or “fibbing” to ease our guilt. We cross our fingers and hope for the best as if to suspend judgment and convince ourselves we are playing on the right side of communicative fair play. This […]

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6- 19-17 Quote of the Day: The Search

I no longer look for the good in people, I search for the real…because while good is often dressed in fake clothing, real is naked and proud no matter the scars. -Chishala Lishomwa