CARE Resources

Exercise For Mental Health: 8 Keys To Get And Stay Moving

by See Original Link • November 7, 2017

Mental illness has deeply impacted my life. I have experienced the flooding of anxiety and the drowning of depression. I have waged, and won, several battles with postpartum depression and been through loss and grief. I know how painful it can be to find oneself in the throes of mental illness and how helpless it… Read More »


Opening Up To Others About Your Mental Health

by See Original Link • November 3, 2017

Have you ever had a conversation with someone that tempted you to open up about something incredibly personal, but you hesitated due to the fear of that person’s reaction? Were you worried that telling them would alter their perception of you? Many people experience this feeling as they attempt to determine whether or not to… Read More »


14 Tweets From Parents About Halloween That Will Make You Laugh Your Butt Off

by See Original Link • October 31, 2017

“Treat or Treat!!” 1. Twitter: @Six_Pack_Mom 2. Twitter: @FatherWithTwins 3. Twitter: @ReaganGomez 4. Twitter: @PetrickSara 5. Twitter: @Cheeseboy22 6. Twitter: @WalkingOutside 7. Twitter: @XplodingUnicorn 8. Twitter: @simoncholland 9. Twitter: @MattWalshBlog 10. Twitter: @mommy_cusses 11. Twitter: @WalkingOutside 12. Twitter: @OBfromNJ 13. Twitter: @drinksmcgee 14. Twitter: @sarcasticmommy4 By Krista Torres  https://www.buzzfeed.com/kristatorres/14-jokes-by-parents-about-halloween-that-will-make-you?utm_term=.bxrMMpVygL#.algxxYlB1p


10 Soothing Self-Care Tips Straight From Therapists

by See Original Link • October 26, 2017

Therapists spend so much time helping other people with their mental health, it kind of begs the question: how do they look after their own? Like, on the one hand, they’re obviously well-equipped with the mental health know-how to look after themselves, but on the other, spending all day sitting with people and their mental health… Read More »


Go Take A Hike (And Get Some Vitamin D)

by See Original Link • October 24, 2017

Do you ever feel less energized, motivated or happy during the winter months? If you do, you aren’t the only one. Many people’s moods and feelings are affected by the amount of sunshine and vitamin D they receive. “Some studies suggest an association between low vitamin D levels in the blood and various mood disorders,… Read More »


“All The Bright Places” Shines A Light On Love & Loss

by See Original Link • October 21, 2017

“‘Oh, there he goes again, in one of his moods. Moody Finch. Angry Finch. Unpredictable Finch. Crazy Finch.’ But I’m not a compilation of symptoms. Not a casualty of bad parents and an even worse chemical makeup. Not a problem. Not a diagnosis. Not an illness. Not something to be rescued. I’m a person.” This… Read More »


Don’t Get Crushed by Anxiety

by See Original Link • October 17, 2017

Have you ever felt hesitant about approaching someone you met eyes with? Or felt nervous talking to someone you’re interested in? Or felt a knot in your stomach while finding the courage to ask someone on a date? Most likely, you’ve experienced at least one—or maybe all—of these feelings, because anxiety and dating are a… Read More »


Teaching Kids About Mental Health Matters

by See Original Link • October 13, 2017

One November day in Gaston County, NC, traffic was at a stand-still on I-85. It was unfortunately caused by a 16-year-old who took her life on the highway. As cars grinded to a halt, a pick-up truck was rear-ended by someone not paying attention. The driver of that truck lost his life. If someone had… Read More »


Lessons We Missed As Kids: Practicing Mental Health

by See Original Link • October 11, 2017

During childhood, we learn lesson-by-lesson how to take care of ourselves. Many lessons pertain to our health—such as bandaging a scrape so it doesn’t get infected. But typically, our childhood health lessons involve only physical health. What are kids taught to do when they feel lonely? Or when they feel rejected by other kids? The… Read More »


The Power Of A Morning Routine

by See Original Link • October 6, 2017

It’s early. You don’t want to move, let alone get up and start the day. You feel drained. You’re cozy, all wrapped up in blankets. Thoughts about all that you should accomplish today floods your mind. You feel overwhelmed, so you hit “SNOOZE” one more time. Uh oh, now you’ve overslept. You’re running late. Time… Read More »



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