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September 16, 2020

Pain Awareness Month: How to Help Destigmatize Chronic Pain and Support Those Who Are Suffering

Learn more about how chronic pain affects millions of people, how those living with pain are greatly affected by stigma, and how certain mental health treatments are most effective for those living with pain.

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September 8, 2020

National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month: The Role of Social Support

Learn common myths about addiction, how addiction affects relationships, and why social support is so important for recovery.

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August 31, 2020

Be Kind To Humankind: Understanding Compassion

Are there evolutionary roots to compassion? What are its benefits, and how do we cultivate compassion within ourselves and others?

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August 24, 2020

Why Aren’t Men and Women Equal? Gender Inequality in the United States and Its Impact on Mental Health

As we celebrate Women's Equality Day on August 26th, it is important to continue the discussion about the inequities that still persist between men and women and how they can affect our mental health.

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August 10, 2020

Hypnosis: How It Changed From a Mystical Practice to a Medical Aid to a Therapeutic Technique

Hypnosis has a far richer history than you might imagine. From facilitating medical procedures to shifting unhelpful, unconscious beliefs, it has been helping individuals heal and change their lives for centuries.

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July 27, 2020

International Friendship Day: Why Friends are Integral to Our Mental Health

In celebration of International Friendship Day on July 30th, we should all reflect on why friends are so important, and how we can maintain and foster friendships in adulthood.

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July 20, 2020

International Self-Care Day: Beyond the Buzzword

Learn more about International Self Care Day, and how to change your daily habits through mindfulness, body scans, and self-compassion in order to live a longer, healthier life!

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July 13, 2020

Sustaining a Sense of Happiness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Taking care of our mental health, through physical activity and self-care (e.g., coping skills, relaxation techniques, reaching out for help), will help make the “new normal” more enjoyable and easier to navigate.

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July 6, 2020

Treatment Options for Alcoholism and Alcohol Use Disorder

Alcohol use has increased since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has led people to start asking themselves: how much alcohol is too much?

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June 29, 2020

The Effects of Social Isolation and Loneliness on Mental Health

Social isolation and loneliness can impact our physical and mental health. Working with a mental health professional and practicing mindfulness can help prevent negative outcomes.

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June 19, 2020

Hypnosis for Managing Anxiety and Stress

Get to the source of your stress and anxiety by engaging in integrative therapy using hypnosis and mindfulness at NY Health Hypnosis & Integrative Therapy.

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