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Reducing the Stigma of Mental Illness in Middle School

By Stephanie Filio As educators, we believe that the educational environment should be inclusive and welcoming to all students. We can celebrate vibrant cultures, recognize boundless gender roles, and identify shifting home lives. But the more we evolve, the more … Continue reading

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Does Your Child Need a Mental Health Evaluation?

By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D., author of Ollie Outside: Screen-Free Fun Young children achieve their developmental milestones through engaging in life—moving, acting, speaking, learning, and playing—and while development isn’t perfectly linear, developmental milestones are expected to occur within a certain range. … Continue reading

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Mind, Body, Spirit: A Complete Approach to Mental Health and Well-Being

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. If you watch any television at all, it’s likely you’ve seen those commercials about depression, the ones in which we see people … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: Mental Health Awareness Month (Part 2)—Advocating for Children Diagnosed with a Mental Disorder

Read Part 1 of this series and learn ways to incorporate the Mental Health Awareness Month theme, “Pathways to Wellness,” in your workplace. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than 1 … Continue reading

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