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Women’s Mental Health Expert Interview: Marelin Dost, LICSW

As part of our Women’s Mental Health Educational Series, we are presenting expert opinions on…

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Women’s Mental Health Expert Interview: Nichelle Foster, MMFT

As part of our Women’s Mental Health Educational Series, we are presenting expert opinions on…

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Another Resource for Caregivers! An Interview with Kristi Horner, Founder of Courage to Caregivers

By Denise Brady Supporting someone with mental illness is a long, winding and challenging journey…

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Regina King Loses Her Son to Suicide: What It Means for Us Black Moms

By Valerie Cordero, Co-Executive Director, Families for Depression Awareness Photo: Ian Alexander, Jr. and mom,…

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Caregiver Myths Debunked: Caregiving to Someone Living with Depression or Bipolar Disorder

Who is a “caregiver” and what does the role really entail? We’re debunking three common…

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Love and Support from the Drive-Thru: How Fast Food Helped My Family Connect Through My Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis

By Brad Brennan, FFDA Volunteer I have a heavily-guarded secret that I only reveal to…

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Teen Stress Survival guide

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What If I Say the Wrong Thing? Caregiver Tips for Supporting a Loved one with Depression

Communicating is hard, depression makes it harder. During our “What If I Say the Wrong…

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Breaking Through Depression: 4 Tips for Strengthening Communication with Your Teen

Khristine Heflin, LCSW-C Adolescence is often a confusing time for both our young people and…

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Adressing Family Stress Post-Event Survey

Download the Coping with Stress Fact Sheet Download the Reframing Negative Thinking guide

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Simone Biles Proves the Importance of Mental Health

Early last week, the most decorated American gymnast, Simone Biles, pulled out of both the…

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Unique Challenges for Black Individuals with Mental Health Conditions

By Khristine Heflin, LCSW-C According to a 2018 survey by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration…

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