Entries by Aria Morgan

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How to Show Support to Someone in Recovery

September is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. If you have a friend or family member in recovery, it’s great to find ways to show your support. Everyone’s recovery journey is different, but having support from loved ones is helpful for anyone in recovery. Here’s some ways you can show support: Accept them without […]

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Speaking of HOPE

September is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. Recovery Month: promotes the message that recovery from substance abuse in all its forms is possible highlights the benefits of substance abuse treatment encourages citizens to take action to help expand and improve the availability of effective substance abuse treatment for those in need honors the contributions of treatment providers […]

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Managing Anxiety During the Coronavirus Pandemic: Coping with the “New Normal”

When COVID-19 became a reality, life as we knew it changed. Our routines and ability to predict what would happen next were drastically altered. Stress and anxiety is a normal reaction to an abnormal situation. We are living in an uncertain time where stress is common. It is nearly impossible to go through one day […]

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6 Tips for Virtual Learning

There’s a new urgency to explore online educational tools and best practices because of the coronavirus pandemic for virtual learning. This is a “new normal” for everyone and really there’s nothing about all of this virtual schooling during a pandemic crisis that is “normal.” We’ve put together 6 helpful tips to help engage your kids […]

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6 Ways to Help A Child Who Is Suffering from Anxiety

Anxiety can take place in many forms for children whether it is social anxiety, separation anxiety, or general anxieties. When childhood anxiety is heightened, it’s natural for parents and caregivers to go into protection mode. The best thing for parents and caregivers to do is to help their children learn to manage anxiety. Here’s 6 […]

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18 Self-Care Tips for Busy People

When you’re busy and overwhelmed, it’s easy to put yourself last. However, there’s no rule that says you must carry the weight of the world on your shoulders—in fact, in these moments, it’s important to take a step back, be kind to and take care of yourself. Why Self-Care Matters It’s so important to make […]

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Returning to School During the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Trauma Informed Approach

COVID-19 as a Trauma/Stress Event This event has been experienced on a spectrum of “it doesn’t seem like it will impact us” to feeling overwhelmed, frozen or irritated, and not knowing what may happen next. Previous Trauma (i.e. abuse, neglect, violence) can be exacerbated Typical Stressors (i.e. falling behind in school, financial stress/food, regular schoolwork/tests, […]

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Recognizing and Preventing Child Abuse, Neglect & Mental Health Symptoms in a Virtual Classroom

This school year may look a little different with virtual classrooms and online learning.It’s important more than ever for teachers & staff to be able to recognize and prevent child abuse, neglect, and mental health symptoms of their students through a virtual classroom. Here’s our top tips including downloadable flyers to share with teachers & […]