Improving Mental and Emotional Health

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People who are emotionally healthy are in control of their emotions and their behavior. They are able to handle life’s challenges, build strong relationships, and recover from setbacks. But just as it requires effort to build or maintain physical health, so it is with mental and emotional health. Improving your emotional health can be a rewarding experience, benefiting all aspects of your life, including boosting your mood, building resilience, and adding to your overall enjoyment of life. […]

Army Veterans “Stoked” To Get Service Dogs To Help Cope With PTSD

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Two veterans struggling to deal with life after the military have received some help in the form of service dogs. Sean Cheker, 32, and Clayton Irons, 60, both Army vets met their German shepherd rescue service dogs on Wednesday at Pawsitively Heaven Pet Resort in Chicago Ridge. Cheker will team with Rio, Irons with a dog named Major. […]

31st of August: International Overdose Awareness Day

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International Overdose Awareness Day originated in 2001 after a discussion between Sally J. Finn and Peter Streker. Sally was managing a needle and syringe program for The Salvation Army in St. Kilda, Victoria, Australia at the time and Peter was co-ordinator of the Community and Health Development Program at the City of Port Phillip (Melbourne, Australia). […]

A Royal Support

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Prince William and Princess Kate shone a spotlight on mental health and suicide this morning, visiting mental health-focused charities in Bedfordshire, England, and spending time at a children’s hospice.

William and Kate’s appearances today marked the first time in a month they have been seen publicly after taking a vacation with their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, in the South of France, near Biarritz. […]