Teens Gotta Talk

Teens Gotta Talk
Mental Health Greensboro's Youth Peer Support Coordinator, Erin Hanes has gotten our TEENS GOTTA TALK program off to a great start! TEENS GOTTA TALK is a program designed to address mental health issues that are specific to teenagers. Mental wellness during the teen years is crucial.  Teenagers who have good mental health often feel happier and more positive about themselves, enjoy life ...
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St. Patty’s Day Split The Pot Fundraiser!

St. Patty’s Day Split The Pot Fundraiser!
It's a new year, and it's time for a little good fortune! Mental Health Greensboro's St. Patty's Day Split the Pot Fundraiser will bring a little luck to both our organization and to one lucky winner on March 17th! Help us grow our pot of gold from now until March 16th! The bigger the pot, the better the payout! Mental Health Greensboro will split the pot of gold right down the middle on Sa...
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MHG Closed January 8th, 2021.

MHG Closed January 8th, 2021.
Due to the inclement weather, Mental Health Greensboro's office will be closed January 8th, 2021. All classes and support groups are canceled for the day. We will plan to be open again on Monday, January 11th. Please stay safe and warm during this time and enjoy the wintery weather!
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Dig Into Wellness In the New Year

Dig Into Wellness In the New Year
Mental Health Greensboro will begin a new round of Wellness Academy classes in the New Year. Some of our more popular classes will be held, and now is the time to register. Our Resurgence class begins December 28th and is offered online and in-person. Resurgence is a great, short, 4 session class that ignites hope in the future of your self care and wellness journey. WHAM (Whole Health ...
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Hope For The Holidays!

Hope For The Holidays!
The holidays are a difficult time for many people. Some grieve the loss of loved ones. Some stress over the business of the season. Anxiety or anger come with the thought of dealing with families and unrealistic expectations. Whatever the reason, this time of year triggers difficult emotions. It's not just the season to be jolly. It's the season for the blues. 2020 has been an especially di...
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Hands of Hope Gift Drive

Hands of Hope Gift Drive
It's that time of year again! The season of compassion and giving, the season of unconditional care for those in need. Mental Health Greensboro is happy to team up with area churches for our annual holiday gift giving program, Hands of Hope. Hands of Hope donations benefit both the children and adult patients of Moses Cone Behavioral Health Hospital (Greensboro) and Central Regional Hospital (Ral...
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Older Adults & Mental Illness

Older Adults & Mental Illness
October 9, 2020- Our attention today turns to older adults and mental illness. Not only is it just as important that we identify and treat mental illness among our older folk than our younger population, it’s necessary. NAMI warns that the “impact of depression on health in older adults can be severe: much research has reported that depression is associated with worse health in people with con...
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The Impact of Stress

The Impact of Stress
October 8th, 2020 - National Mental Illness Awareness Week continues! Today our focus is on stress, often known as the ‘silent killer.’ First, let’s make a distinction. There’s two types of stress most people know: regular stress which can be triggered by everyday responsibilities in work and life, serious life changes like chronic diseases and diagnosis, the death of a loved one, etc. Then...
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Youth Mental Illness

Youth Mental Illness
October 5th, 2020: It's the fourth day of national Mental Illness Awareness Week. Our discussion today turns to youth mental illness. When do most mental, behavioral, and developmental disorders begin? Early childhood! The CDC states that, “1 in 6 U.S. children aged 2–8 years (17.4%) had a diagnosed mental, behavioral, or developmental disorder.” Adolescence is a time of huge emotional, ...
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The Impact of Covid on Mental Health

The Impact of Covid on Mental Health
This post is part series for Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 4-10, 2020. Today is the third day of national Mental Illness Awareness Week. Today we’ll look at the impact COVID-19 has had on our collective mental health this past year. It’s no secret that the current pandemic is affecting people’s mental health. In the United States alone, there have been more than 7 million cases...
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