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Make Your Teen's Mental Health a Priority

Behavioral health conditions are very common among young people. In fact, somewhere around 20% of all American teenagers are dealing with some type of mental health concern right now.

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The Health Benefits of Gratitude

November is traditionally the time of year we start to think about the good things in our lives and express thanks for them. But if Thanksgiving is the only time you practice gratitude, you’re doing yourself a disservice.

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Bluegrass Staff Member Featured on The Daily NYT Podcast

Listen as Aaron Pope, Bluegrass Peer Support Specialist, shares his powerful story of recovery and hope as Kentucky fights against the opioid epidemic.

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Helping Children Cope with Images of Disaster, Strife and Death

It seems our modern society is inundated with images of trauma, death and destruction. The images are nearly impossible to escape, playing relentlessly on TV and social media outlets.

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Social Media & Millennials: Curse or Blessing?

Make no mistake: It’s hard being a young adult today, and social media has created new challenges for which many are unprepared.

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Substance Use Treatment Programs Are Available in Central Kentucky… Here, Now

Substance use is one of the most important public health and safety issues facing the Commonwealth. Over the past 10 years, the number of Kentuckians who have died from drug overdoses has steadily climbed.

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Helping Kids with Back-to-School Anxiety

With the arrival of August, summer vacation is winding down, and families are busy getting ready for the start of another school year. And while this can be a time filled with excitement and positive enthusiasm, it's also very commonly a time filled with trepidation about the upcoming year.

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Anxiety and panic disorders don’t have to rule your life

We all feel anxious from time to time … taking a test … waiting for a medical diagnosis … making a big decision. Anxiety is a normal part of life.

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Understanding Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Although there is much progress yet to be had, over the past 50 years, society has dramatically changed its view of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Today, we recognize both the right and ability of individuals with IDD to lead full and fulfilling lives.

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