Mental Health Myths: Dispelling Common Stigmas

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What do you think is the most common mental health myth?  Misinformation surrounding topics on mental health can be confusing to people facing a mental illness and their loved ones. It is important to address these myths so people can recognize symptoms of mental illness and move toward a healthy lifestyle. Below are mental health…

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Self-Care during the COVID-19 Crisis From Senior Regional Manager, Katrina Seastrunk My mental health has been a struggle lately being home alone all the time. We’ve also experienced loss and grief in the last year, and I worry about my family in New York. I took a moment recently to figure out what still makes…

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12 Ways to Foster Emotional Wellness

October is National Emotional Wellness Month! Last month at SC Thrive’s team meeting, we learned about emotional intelligence and how our personal emotional health affects those around us. This session had us thinking about how emotionally healthy we are and what we can do to increase our emotional health. Check out these 12 ways we’re…

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Mental Health Awareness Month 2019

How Mental Health First Aid Helped One Trainee Find Herself SC Thrive uses The National Council on Mental Health’s Curriculum, Mental Health First Aid, as a training resource across South Carolina. When I went through the training, I just assumed that it was part of my job and maybe someday it would one day help…

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#PhysicalMentalFinancial

SC Thrive has joined the global #GivingTuesdayand the state-wide #GivingSC campaigns which harness the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to celebrate generosity internationally and locally. #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, following the popular Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This year, #GivingTuesday is on November 28th. SC Thrive joined #GivingTuesday…

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The Mind-Body Experience

Have you ever had tense shoulders for days on end? Do you experience recurring headaches? Human beings experience stress. Sometimes, underlying thoughts and feelings can go unknown as the culprit. Yoga is a daily activity that can help your mind-body experience! Research has shown that a healthy mind and healthy body are interconnected. The number…

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Millennials and Mental Health

5 Free Tech Recommendations Focused on Millennials and Mental Health Money. Work. Family. Health. Millennials report the highest stress levels of any generation. We aren’t just talking about the whippersnapper up the street; we are referring to anyone born between 1982 and 2004. Mental health problems are growing. Chances are good that you know a…

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Kick it up a notch this New Year

It’s that time of the year, folks! Some New Years resolutions are still in motion and some are already in the past. However, it’s always a good day to start a new path to improve your mental wellness. Any stage of the mental health spectrum can be helped by increasing social support, leading a healthier…

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7 Ways to Promote Mental Health

[dropcap background=”#006838″ color=”#faf8cf” circle=”0″]1.[/dropcap]Share a Story  Share an anonymous success story in a newsletter or on social media. Use a staff member to create a video of the story to share with your audience. [dropcap background=”#006838″ color=”#faf8cf” circle=”0″]2.[/dropcap]Explain Mental Issues  Most people who haven’t experienced mental health issues have a misunderstanding of what they feel…

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