Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends that girls see a gynecologist for their first exam between ages 13-15

Meaningful relationships through social connection is an important protective factor for good mental health and suicide prevention.

Here are 6 Tips from the Suicide Awareness Voices of Education to Help Get Connected.

Gratitude and Giving Back at Work

It feels good to feel valued for not only the work that you do but for who you are as a person—to feel supported, encouraged, and inspired to become the best version of yourself.

High-expressed emotion

The DSM-5 defines expressed emotion as a qualitative measure of the “amount” of emotion.

5 Benefits of Gratitude

World Gratitude Day gives us a wonderful opportunity to pause, reflect, and consider the positive things in our life.

Being Intentional about how you Advocate: Speak up Even if Your Voice Shakes

Advocating involves speaking up. There are many ways to advocate for change. I really enjoy the visual model of the social change wheel as it illustrates that there are multiple ways to work towards social change.

Resiliency In Life

Why does positivity matter? There are so many reasons! Here are a few examples of resilience-in-positive-psychology.

How to Talk to your Kids About School Violence

Social media rumors, including “challenges” that encourage acts of defiance or violence, and the fear of school shootings recently had children, parents, and law enforcement supports on high-alert in response to a tiktok-school-threat warning. This warning was dismissed as not credible; however, many still feeling emotionally unsettled. Depression, anxiety, and responses such as fear impact can result from school violence and impact mental health. In 2021 alone, it was estimated that there were 149 incidents of gunfire-on-school-grounds, 32 deaths, and 94 injuries nationwide.