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What are Coping Strategies?

According to the Cleveland Clinic, coping “involves adjusting to or tolerating negative events or realities while you try to keep your positive self-image and emotional equilibrium” and “occurs in the context of life changes that are perceived to be stressful.” … Continue reading

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month!

May is Arthritis Awareness Month.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), arthritis affects one in five adults and 1 in every 250 children the United States.  The CDC, Arthritis Foundation, and other organizations are partnering to … Continue reading

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Tips for Coping with Depression and Stress during the Holiday Season (Part II)

Despite our best efforts, we may still experience sadness, hopelessness, anxiety, or other feelings that make it difficult to engage in life activities during the holidays and may need to seek professional help.  The following are a few mental health … Continue reading

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Tips for Coping with Depression and Stress during the Holiday Season (Part I)

The holiday season is a time for joy, cheer, parties, and family gatherings but for many people, the stress of the holidays and depression (i.e. the “holiday blues”) make the holidays a less than enjoyable experience.  There are a variety … Continue reading

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Brainline.org interviews Drs. Kreutzer and Stejskal

Brainline.org, a website founded by WETA and the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, interviewed Dr. Jeffery Kreutzer and Dr. Taryn Stejskal of Virginia Commonwealth University about adjusting to life with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Their interview is presented … Continue reading

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