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Hitting the Road for the Holidays? Plan Ahead for a Less Stressful Trip
According to the American Automobile Association, otherwise known as AAA, over 55 million travelers are taking to the roads and the skies this Thanksgiving holiday, among them approximately 12.6 percent (almost 7 million) travelers with disabilities (https://newsroom.aaa.com/tag/thanksgiving-travel-forecast). The majority of … Continue reading
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NAMI and Mental Health in the Latinx/Hispanic Community
For Suicide Prevention Awareness Week, we are highlighting a mental health organization in the US that also provides information, resources, and assistance to the Latinx/Hispanic community: The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the largest grassroots mental health organization … Continue reading
World Mental Health Day – Managing Stress in the Workplace
October 10th is World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme is mental health in the workplace. According to the World Health Organization, more than 300 million people globally live with depression, a leading cause of disability; and more than … Continue reading
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February is International Recreational Therapy/Therapeutic Recreation Month!
February marks this year’s International Recreational Therapy/Therapeutic Recreation (RT/TR) Month. To celebrate, we’d like to share the purpose and some of the benefits of RT/TR. Although RT/TR and Activities seem like just fun and games, there is a purpose for … Continue reading
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness
Congress declared June 27th as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day in 2010 (S. Res. 455). Since then, the National Center for PTSD has declared June PTSD Awareness Month, promoting PTSD awareness and effective treatment. Many different people can be … Continue reading