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Health & Wellness

Centerstone offers advice and education on a variety of current health-related topics and trends. We have articles – most written by our experts in their fields – to help our readers stay informed on new and ongoing mental health issues.

Read about things like:

  • how to fight addiction
  • easy ways to relieve stress
  • recognizing anxiety and depression and how to overcome them
  • what to do if a loved one is experiencing suicidal thoughts

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Mental Health

Finding balance as a college student

College is a time in life where people can experience the most freedom. This freedom comes with opportunities such as academic endeavors, new friends and having extra time to learn more about yourself. While this freedom comes with opportunities to explore new things and expand your interests, it also comes with pressures from all around. ...

Mental Health

Giving yourself grace during the COVID-19 pandemic

As we continue isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic, there are pressures all around for everyone to use their “free time” productively. When we continue hearing about what others are doing with their time, we develop unrealistic expectations for ourselves, which can lead to self-criticism when we don’t meet them. There is this deceptive idea that ...

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They are better off with you: Breaking down false beliefs about suicide

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. According to the CDC, the suicide rate increased by 35% between 1999 and 2018. The rate at which suicide has increased indicates how serious of a public health crisis it is and how we must all do our part to help prevent it. ...

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Parenting school-aged children during COVID-19

As COVID-19 spread and schools closed their doors, parents of school-aged children had to adjust quickly. For many, the idea of trying to work full-time, remain a dutiful employee and also now educate their children was overwhelming. Many of these feelings have only increased as quarantine has continued. With no foreseeable ‘end in sight,’ this ...

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Dealing with Mask Anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic

One of the biggest adjustments we have all made during the COVID-19 pandemic is the incorporation of masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) into our daily lives. Hospitals, businesses, and several entire cities require people to wear masks, and those that don’t strongly encourage it. No matter where you are, if you leave your ...

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Reducing Back-to-School Stress for Students

As we quickly approach the first, “first day of school” with COVID-19, we recommend proactive preparation to help ease your child’s transition out of the home and back to school. Become Informed: Determine what your school system’s policies and practices will be for students and staff. If you disagree with the policies, temper your opinions ...

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Centerstone Honors National BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month

July is National BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month! At Centerstone, we recognize National BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) Mental Health Awareness Month as an important opportunity to acknowledge the mental health needs of traditionally underserved and underrepresented populations, to discuss the significant impact of racial trauma, and to dispel some of the myths ...

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5 Tips to Help Teens and Young Adults during the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic is changing everyone’s life, but for teens and young adults, the changes are especially notable. They’re at the age when they’re the most social and yearning for independence, but instead they’re being told that they have to distance themselves from their friends and stay at home with their families. “Teenagers everywhere are ...

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