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Seasonal affective disorder

Seasonal affective disorder

Written by Behavioral Health Consultant Angie Gingrich The year 2020 has been challenging. In March 2020, the entire world started on a journey that was unprecedented, unexpected, and has worn us all out. COVID-19 has created havoc on people’s physical health, but...

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Healthy Relationships

Healthy Relationships

Written by Health Educator Brianne Parrish and Behavioral Health Clinician Kallie Howell With it being Valentine’s Day, we thought it would be the perfect time to discuss relationships. It is important to know yourself and how to have a healthy relationship. When a...

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Cold and Flu

Cold and Flu

Common Cold and Flu Written by NHBP Health Facility Staff Do you know the difference between the common cold and the flu? The flu and common cold have similar symptoms but are caused by different viruses. Sometimes it can be hard to tell the difference between the...

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Transitional Housing Opportunities

Transitional Housing Opportunities

Submitted by NHBP Behavioral Health Transitional housing is used for many different purposes and is available to several demographics, including those facing homelessness, members of the LGBT community, and domestic violence survivors. Transitional housing is defined...

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Chronic Pain and Pain Management

Chronic Pain and Pain Management

Submitted by Health Educator Brianne Parrish Around 50 million Americans live with chronic pain, which is roughly 15% of the United States population! This chronic pain can range from mild to severe, intermittent to continuous, and annoying to disabling. And while...

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Wellness Goal Setting

Wellness Goal Setting

Written by Health Educator Shelby Gibson Do you ever find yourself saying things like, “I should lose weight,” “I should start exercising,” “I should spend more time with my family,” or “I should quit smoking?” But then you never turn these “I should” statements into...

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How is EMDR Different from Other Therapies?

How is EMDR Different from Other Therapies?

Information about an exciting treatment approach from the Behavioral Health Team Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) is a therapy developed by Dr. Francine Shapiro in the 1990s. EMDR is practiced in over 30 countries and is endorsed by the World Health...

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Grocery Shopping with Small Children

Grocery Shopping with Small Children

Written by Grand Rapids Tribal Early Childhood Specialist Kailey Cline Whether you go to a big name store, small corner grocery, or farmers market, most of us spend time each week shopping for food. To those that have small children, this task may seem especially...

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Alternatives to Fried Foods

Alternatives to Fried Foods

Written by Health Educator Shelby Gibson Fat is a normal and essential part of the food we eat every day. However, there are different types of fat that affect our health in different ways. The type of fat found in fried foods is the type that can have a negative...

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