Do Breathing Techniques Really Help with Anxiety?

Do Breathing Techniques Really Help with Anxiety?

“Take a deep breath.” This is probably a phrase you’ve heard directed at someone who’s angry, overwhelmed, shocked, or, in laymen’s terms, “freaking out.” While it may come across as simple advice, utilizing mindful and properly executed breathing techniques have been scientifically proven to help to ease your anxiety. Here...

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Trigger Warnings and Mental Health

Mental Health & Trigger Warning Happy America – A Societal Coddling

The movement of “trigger warnings” and so-called “safe spaces” that are primarily on college campuses are supposed to protect people from being uncomfortable/offended/traumatized from content, a phrase, or even a simple word. Could it be doing the exact opposite?  Is this the new world of the “Trophy Generation”?  It’s time...

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NAMI FaithNet

NAMI FaithNet is an interfaith resource network of NAMI members, friends, clergy and congregations of all faith traditions who wish to encourage faith communities who are welcoming and supportive of persons and families living with mental illness.

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Google NAMI PTSD

Google Partners With NAMI To Increase Understanding Of PTSD

In any given year, about 14 million adults in the U.S. will experience Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD can develop after any traumatic event, including combat, hurricanes, earthquakes or experiences like mass shootings, assaults or even car accidents. However, despite how common this condition is, treatment-seeking is low. That’s why...

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Judy Graff at Housing Expo 10.18.17 NAMI CCNS Represented at Supportive Housing Expo

NAMI CCNS Represented at Supportive Housing Expo

NAMI Cook County North Suburban Board member Judy Graff, chair of the Program Committee and a Basics teacher, also serves as board secretary for the North/Northwest Suburban Task Force on Supportive Housing for Individuals with Mental Illness. Judy represented NAMI CCNS and the Housing Task Force at the 6th Annual...

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