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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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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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7 Tips for Parents to Support their Children’s Mental Health

The coronavirus pandemic has many of us fearful for what’s to come next. The unknowns of the disease and the course it will take is causing a great deal of stress and anxiety. Many adults can recognize these feelings, but children don’t necessarily know how to process them or how to cope. “Children are likely ...

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What is Applied Behavior Analysis?

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a type of therapy based on the science of behavior and learning. Individuals who study ABA seek to understand how behavior works and what role the environment plays in the behavior of an individual. ABA therapy is individualized to the child or adult that a clinician is working with, and ...

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Mental Health Tips During COVID-19

In this new video, Dr. Jodie Robison, Executive Director of Centerstone’s Military Services, providers her suggestions for maintaining positive mental health during the coronavirus pandemic. A transcript of the video is below. If was going to give anyone advice at this time that related to mental health, I would say that I completely understand that ...

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5 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Mental Health Treatment

We see and hear about it all the time. When wrestling with issues from addiction to depression to PTSD and beyond, people tend to think mental health care is purely prescriptive: medication, talk therapy and so on. However, remaining engaged for the entire process is key to experiencing real progress and healing. This means practicing ...

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Schizophrenia and Thought Disorders

The onset of serious psychotic symptoms was sudden and dramatic for George, a 51-year old man living with schizoaffective disorder. In George’s reality, a mental “Star Chamber” was holding him on trial for crimes too terrible to fathom. These fantasies left him wandering the streets shouting at unseen forces out to destroy him. Due to ...

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Mental Health Mythbusting

In the more than seven decades since the first observance of Mental Health Month, stigma surrounding mental health issues has greatly reduced; however, misconceptions and misinformation still exist. It is vital for the one in five Americans who live with mental health conditions that we debunk mental health myths that persist. I asked some of ...

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Three Ways Elected Leaders Can Change Healthcare

We are witnessing the first reduction in life expectancy for young American adults since the 1960s as a result of overdoses and suicides. This chilling trend has left a lasting impact on our families, communities, and economy. According to a 2017 National Safety Council survey, 70% of employers reported their business had been affected by ...

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