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3 Ways to Put Your Mental Health First This Holiday Season

The holidays are a special time for family and friends to get together, but they can also be a stressful situation for many people. As the Community Mental Health Center, we want to provide the resources and tips to create joy, not stress, this holiday season.

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COVID-19 Booster

CDC recommends booster shots to people with certain mental health conditions

The link between mental and physical health is clear in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s recently updated list of underlying conditions that put people at higher risk for severe COVID-19

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KY Moms MATR

Kentucky Moms Program Offers Help for Pregnant Women With Addiction

Kentucky Moms Maternal Assistance Towards Recovery (MATR) is offered by New Vista’s Regional Prevention Center and provides services in 17 Central Kentucky counties.

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Drug Free Looks Like Me

How to celebrate Red Ribbon Week 2021

Red Ribbon Week is the celebration of living a drug-free life that happens each year between October 23-31.

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Understanding Speech Delays and the Role of New Vista First Steps

Some parents may notice their toddler is not understanding or talking like other toddlers their age and wonder if something is wrong.  Sometimes a speech/language delay can be a red flag for a developmental disorder, but frequently with some speech and language intervention, your child can “catch

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Mental Health Stigma – Answers to Common Questions

There’s no way around it; life is filled with challenges and roadblocks to overcome for all individuals. These challenges can bring about a wide variety of mental health issues. If challenges in life are inevitable, what does this mean regarding mental health?

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Mental Health – Signs that Someone May Need Help

Managing daily routines, coping with emotions like fear and anxiety and dealing with uncertainty in the world of COVID-19 can be challenging to your mental health. It is important to pay attention to the mental health and emotional well-being of your loved ones.

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Father and son in kitchen

Five Tips to Help Adults Manage Anxiety

Everyone gets occasional feelings of anxiety, nervousness, tension, and stress. If these feelings are constant or overwhelming during your daily activities, it is important to understand what is causing those feelings and learn healthy coping methods.

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Magical Mondays in May

Magical Mondays in May - Transition Planning for Teens and Adults with Disabilities

Do you have a teen or young adult transitioning to adulthood? Has it been hard to figure out how to teach the skill sets needed? Cody Clark is a 27-year-old magician and autism self-advocate, and he can relate to these challenges.

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Telehealth celebration

One Year of Telehealth Innovative Care During Challenging Times

One year ago, New Vista launched telehealth services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We had already built the technology infrastructure to launch telehealth in early 2020, so we were ready to quickly make the switch to all telehealth services to support our clients without missing a beat.

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St. Patrick's Day

Drinking Green Beer? Use a Designated Driver!

Remember: Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving. St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in America date back to the country’s founding. While this year’s celebration may look a little different in your hometown, however you celebrate, make sure you and your friends stay safe this St. Paddy’s Day.

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Preventing Accidental Poisoning – Tips to Keep Your Home Safe

Each year, around 50,000 people in Kentucky call the poison control hotline. Most accidental poisonings can be avoided with simple preparation in the home.

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