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The Impact of COVID-19 on Minority Groups

COVID-19 mitigation activities are actions that people and communities can take to slow the spread of the virus. These mitigation activities include personal prevention practices and actions to safely maintain operations and healthy environments in facilities and workplaces. Some examples…

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Mental Health Challenges Facing College Students

Attending college is an exciting time for many students who are eager to get their start in the “real world”. Often, this excitement is counterbalanced with feelings of anxiety as a result of new financial responsibilities and self-dependency. In fact,…

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Effects of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Children

All children may experience very stressful events that affect how they think and feel. Most of the time, children recover quickly and well. However, sometimes children who experience severe stress, such as from an injury, from the death or threatened…

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Depression During Pregnancy

Moms and moms-to-be deserve the best— including the very best mental health. Depression during and after pregnancy is common and treatable. If you think you have depression, seek treatment from your health care provider as soon as possible. Depression causes…

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COVID-19’s Effects on Substance Use

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the lives of individuals all around the world over the past year. For those living with mental health and substance use disorders, the pandemic and resulting economic recession resulted new barriers to overcome. Stress…

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