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The Mental Health Benefits of Remote and Flexible Work

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By Brie Weiler Reynolds, FlexJobs Senior Career Specialist

Mental health and work are intertwined. Work can cause and exacerbate mental health issues, but it can also act as a support mechanism. Flexible work options, in particular, have a lot to offer in supporting mental health at work and in life.

In fact, the impact that work flexibility (…

How to Make a Difference on Your Campus in 2019!

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By Kelly Davis, MHA Director of Peer Advocacy, Supports, and Services

For college students, winter break is a great time to relax, spend time with friends and family, and of course try to catch up on sleep. After the stress of the semester and finals, it’s an important chance to celebrate all the work you’ve done and check in on your…

Reflecting on Sandy Hook

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By Paul Gionfriddo, MHA President and CEO

Sandy Hook Memorial

I was sitting at home doing some writing in 2012 when I turned on the noontime news. There was only a small news item at…

Reflecting on Sandy Hook

News:Trauma:Upstream:Violence

By Paul Gionfriddo, MHA President and CEO

Sandy Hook Memorial

I was sitting at home doing some writing in 2012 when I turned on the noontime news. There was only a small news item at…

Reflecting on Sandy Hook

News:Trauma:Upstream:Violence

By Paul Gionfriddo, MHA President and CEO

Sandy Hook Memorial

I was sitting at home doing some writing in 2012 when I turned on the noontime news. There was only a small news item at…

Reflecting on Sandy Hook

News:Trauma:Upstream:Violence

By Paul Gionfriddo, MHA President and CEO

Sandy Hook Memorial

I was sitting at home doing some writing in 2012 when I turned on the noontime news. There was only a small news item at…

Looking for support during the holidays? Check out these free resources

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By Kelly Davis, MHA Director of Peer Advocacy, Supports, and Services

The holiday season can be a time of joy, community, and connection, but many people experience an increased sense of loneliness and isolation during this time of year. Whether it is in a crowded room or at home by yourself, loneliness is painful.

While you might want to reach out to friends, family, and loved ones, sometimes it feels better to talk to…

Looking for support during the holidays? Check out these free resources

depression:anxiety

By Kelly Davis, MHA Director of Peer Advocacy, Supports, and Services

The holiday season can be a time of joy, community, and connection, but many people experience an increased sense of loneliness and isolation during this time of year. Whether it is in a crowded room or at home by yourself, loneliness is painful.

While you might want to reach out to friends, family, and loved ones, sometimes it feels better to talk to…

Managing Anxiety in the Classroom

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By Denise Egan Stack, LMHC, OCD Foundation

Anxiety in school is a widespread problem at every grade level.

Research shows that up to 25% of students struggle with clinical anxiety which can significantly impact a student’s ability to learn and perform up to their capacity.

Anxious…