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A Teen’s Guide to Coping with Mental Health

-Mayah Taylor, MA Being a teen can be hard. There are many arduous things going on during this cycle of life from worrying about making the grade to changes in your body to coping with the varying emotions inside you. The range of emotions teens can experience while still developing can oftentimes be overwhelming and […]

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The Relationship between Self-Injury and Sexual Orientation

-Mayah Taylor, MA For individuals of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex, one can often feel isolated, marginalized, alienated by others, and shamed based upon sexual orientation and gender identity. The emotional roller coaster that individuals of the LGBTQI community can be challenging and also painful. This in turn can lead to struggles […]

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Grief vs. Depression: Do you know the difference?

-Mayah Taylor Grief and depression are two terms that often get confused to mean the same thing. They are often used interchangeably which is also incorrect. It’s important to know the difference between the two as grief is generally what’s considered a normal reaction to a major loss, and depression is generally what indicates the […]

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Kids Going to College: 5 Tips for Parents

-Mayah Taylor Parenthood has two big transitions, when our children arrive and when they leave. There will be other milestones. But for many, the moment on the horizon is kids going to college. Watching your child go from diapers to a grown person taking their first steps into adulthood can fill you with a multitude […]