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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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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 - 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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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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Know The Signs For Depression in Children & Adolescents

Occasional feelings of sadness or unhappiness are a normal part of growing up. However, if children or adolescents are sad, irritable, or no longer enjoy everyday activities for a long period of time, it may be a sign that they are suffering from depression.

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How You Can Help Children of Addiction

We are recognizing Children of Addiction Awareness Week, February 8 - 14 to help break the silence for children impacted by addiction. One in four children are impacted by parental addiction – and these children are more vulnerable to developing an addiction themselves.

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Tips to Maintain Your Mental Health During Times of Stressful News

The news didn't used to be like this. Not so long ago, we consumed our news in two, maybe three big chunks. Over breakfast with the morning paper; after dinner with the evening news; and occasionally, if something monumental happened, during a breaking news alert.

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First Steps Tele-Interventions Help Children Meet Milestones

As we continue to endure the COVID-19 pandemic, our children’s developmental skills can be affected. With limited opportunities to interact with other children, parents may be unsure of their child’s developmental milestones.

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Tips for Navigating the Holiday Season During COVID-19

This year, the holidays will present a unique set of challenges as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our normal activities. Here are some things to keep in mind as you navigate the upcoming holiday season.

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