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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Why We Need Mental Illness Awareness

Why We Need Mental Illness Awareness
This post is part of our series for Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 4-10th, 2020. Today, October 4th, marks the second day of national Mental Illness Awareness Week. This week, we’ll be looking at the impact that mental illness can have on the lives of our loved ones or even ourselves. Let’s begin with why we need mental illness awareness. In the words of famous Hollywood actor M...
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Mental Illness Awareness Week: Act on Advocacy

Mental Illness Awareness Week: Act on Advocacy
Today marks 2020's beginning of Mental Illness Awareness Week. Today Mental Health Greensboro would like to invite you to be an advocate for those experiencing mental health challenges by supporting the PEERS ACT of 2020. This bi-partisan legislation was introduced in the House of Representatives on September 11th of this year by Representatives Judy Chu (D-CA) and Adrian Smith (R-NE). I...
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Tune in and Stomp The Stigma Today!

Tune in and Stomp The Stigma Today!
Join us today, September 19th! Watch our virtual concert, spread the word to your friends about the importance of ending the stigma associated with mental illness. Support our cause by purchasing tickets for our great raffle prizes (winners announced 9/21/2020). Your support provides valuable mental health resources to our community and keeps our services free! Our concert featuring AJ &amp...
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Stomp The Stigma September 19th!

Stomp The Stigma September 19th!
The countdown is on! Join MHG on Facebook & YouTube this Saturday, September 19th at 2 PM to support our STOMP THE STIGMA virtual concert and help raise awareness to end the stigma associated with mental illness. Our concert features musical performances from AJ & Company, Rich Lerner & The Groove, David Cray, and Chandler Harris! Please tune in online and share our live stream v...
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STOMP THE STIGMA: Virtual Concert & Raffle!

STOMP THE STIGMA: Virtual Concert & Raffle!
Covid-19 has upended our original plans for our Stomp The Stigma outdoor concert, but Mental Health Greensboro, accustomed to adapting by this point of the year, has revamped our efforts and Stomp The Stigma is now scheduled to be a virtual concert and raffle event! Donate to Stomp The Stigma Virtual Concert & Raffle Join us from 2-5 PM on September 19th for a virtual concert on Fa...
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H.E.R. Support Group For Black Women Begins July 21st

H.E.R. Support Group For Black Women Begins July 21st
Mental Health Greensboro starts a new support group, H.E.R. beginning July 21st. H.E.R. which stands for Hope Empowered Recovery, is a group that lifts up black women and creates an environment of understanding and support for those struggling with issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, emotional wellness, and other mental health concerns. Our H.E.R. support group aims to help bla...
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Summer 2020 Wellness Academy Starts in July!

Summer 2020 Wellness Academy Starts in July!
July ushers in a fresh round of Wellness Academy courses, fun Compeer activities, and a brand new Support Group at Mental Health Greensboro! Sign up today for our in-person and online classes. Registration is required as our class sizes are limited, so reserve your spot in our summer wellness programs today! WELLNESS ACADEMY WRAP & Trauma is a new addition to our Wellness Recovery A...
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