Work, paying bills, cleaning, cooking, shopping, exercising, getting enough sleep, and taking care of children are just some of the things millions of Americans do each day and it is easy to be overwhelmed. It can feel impossible to get everything done, let alone take care of yourself – especially if you’re already struggling with […]

Friendships can have a major impact on your health and well-being, but it’s not always easy to build or maintain them. Read below to understand the importance of friendships in your life and what you can do to develop and nurture new ones. Benefits of Friendships: -Increase your sense of belonging and purpose -Boost your […]

Feeling anxious about the first day of school is natural for both children and parents. Supporting your child through this transition from summer time to school time can be tough; however, here are tips and tricks to help overcome those first day nerves and create an easier transition.  Have a Consistent Sleep Routine in Place […]

Nori-Lynn Truscott What is your role at HCA+Georgia HOPE? I work as a therapist and group facilitator as part of the Accountability Court team.  I also provide therapy services for a few adult DFCS clients.  Tell us what led you to HCA+GH?  When I first moved to Georgia in 2018 I posted on a Georgia […]

Self-care is a wonderful way to promote mental wellness and a healthier relationship with oneself. Self-care can mean many different things, and may look different for everyone. There are eight different categories of self-care: physical, emotional, social, spiritual, personal, environmental, financial, and work/school/caregiving. (Willowstone.org, 2022) Examples of each category of self-care include: Physical -sleep or […]