Wellness Academy & Support Group Updates!

Grab your mental health by the horns this summer and join our free Wellness Academy classes and Support Groups! New in-person Wellness Academy classes will be beginning mid-July and some of our Support Groups will also be returning to meeting face to face (as well as continuing online)! We look forward to seeing more and more peers return to our office for classes and groups! Peers supporting one another live and in-person on their mental health journeys is great boon to wellness! We...
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THANK YOU to all our STOMP THE STIGMA SPONSORS and Concert Attendees!

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Everyone that attended our 2021 STOMP THE STIGMA DRIVE-IN Concert at the Greensboro Coliseum had a wonderful evening of music and camaraderie! It was a great night of classic country music provided by the extremely talented bands of Michael Cosner & The Fugitives and Russ Varnell & His Too Country Band! Russ Varnell & His Too Country BandMichael Cosner & The Fugitives We'd like to extend a great big THANK YOU to everyone who attended the concert and to all of our STOMP T...
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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 Action Management) & WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) will begin new socially distant, in-pe...
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Older Adults & Mental Illness

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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 conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and stroke.” How common is mental illness in older populati...
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The Impact of Stress

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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 there’s eustress, which can come from taking on a new project at work that requires you to hone a s...
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Youth Mental Illness

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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, social, and physical changes that is easily affected by a wide variety of risk factors that can have...
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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 of infection and over 200k deaths. In the world, those cases rise to 34 million and 1 million respe...
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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 Mark Ruffalo, “A lot of people are living with mental illness around them. Either you love one or you...
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Lefty For Life Golf Tournament

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The Lefty For Life CBG Memorial Tournament was borne out of the grief and sadness over the loss of a terrific person and friend Charles Bradley Gunn. A few of his closest friends came together to create an event to help in the grieving process and emotional loss of such an incredible person who touched so many of our lives. Brad, as all of his friends and acquaintances knew him, tragically took his own life after struggling with depression that has affected many of us throughout our own l...
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