Navigating Mental Health for Workplace Success

Navigating Mental Health for Workplace Success

Related Articles: The intersection of mental health and the workplace is an increasingly vital area of focus in today’s fast-paced, high-stress world. Mental health issues, often overlooked in the professional environment, can significantly impact both the well-being of employees and the productivity of organizations. This article delves into the profound implications of mental health conditions…

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So Many Reasons to Celebrate

So Many Reasons to Celebrate

By Nicki Francis, Coordinator of Monmouth County Programs On February 14th our Grandparent Support Group met for our monthly meeting. This was no ordinary meeting. This meeting was special for so many reasons. The Grandparent Support Group was created to help grandparents who were struggling with raising their grandchildren. It is a collaboration with Wellspring…

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6 Tips for Communicating With Relatives in Recovery

6 Tips for Communicating With Relatives in Recovery

Related Articles Whether family members are forthcoming regarding their recovery process or not, if you have a loved one recovering from substance misuse, it’s important to understand how deeply your interaction and communication with them play a role. Discover some helpful tips for effectively communicating with family members recovering from addiction.  Learn about their history…

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Five Places to De-Stress in Monmouth/Middlesex Counties

Five Places to De-Stress in Monmouth/Middlesex Counties

By Lizz Dinnigan, Preventionist Since the Pandemic, it feels as if our collective baselines have shifted toward a consistent state of feeling overwhelmed, over-stimulated, and over-extended. This, in turn, can make us overreactive, over-emotional, and over-sensitive.  Releasing some of that tension and pressure is essential to our well-being. It’s important to find an outlet to…

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Staying Active as We Age

Staying Active as We Age

By Jess Kaado, Preventionist Every single adult has been made aware of the health benefits of exercise, both for our physical and mental health, over the years. But, I’m sure most would agree that staying active as we age is easier said than done. Our days are busy, our lives are emotionally complex — add…

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7 Tips to Avoid Overindulging This Holiday Season

7 Tips to Avoid Overindulging This Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time of joy, celebration, and making cherished memories with loved ones. It’s an opportunity to revel in the warmth of festive gatherings and partake in the delightful traditions that mark this special time of year. However, amidst the sparkle and cheer, it’s common to encounter the temptation of overindulgence. Whether…

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How Are Other Teen Parents Handling Substance Use?

How Are Other Teen Parents Handling Substance Use?

By Lizz Dinnigan, Preventionist As a teen growing up on Staten Island in the 80s, access to alcohol was limited. You might have snagged a forgotten, dusty bottle of Peach Schnapps from your parent’s liquor cabinet or found an older friend/sibling with ID. At the time, there was a gas station nicknamed “The Cottage” that…

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