April 12, 2021
Autism Awareness Month has been celebrated every April for nearly 50 years. But now that this developmental disability has become a household name, some organizations have begun to advocate for a shift in focus from just raising awareness to advocating for acceptance.
March 30, 2021
Did you know that one in every 700 babies in the United States is born with Down Syndrome? It is the most commonly occurring (yet often misunderstood) chromosomal condition that can occur in people of all walks of life. Whether or not it has touched your life, find out the facts about Down Syndrome.
March 19, 2021
We’ve all felt butterflies in the stomach about making a big decision or taking an important test. These everyday worries don’t typically disrupt daily functioning like anxiety disorders do. But it can be difficult to tell when your worrying is a potential mental health concern. If you have ever wondered, “do I have anxiety,” find out how to recognize it and where to go for help if you need it.
February 26, 2021
Childhood mental disorders are more common than you might think. In fact, as many as one out of every six children in the United States between the ages of six and 17 has a treatable mental health disorder, like anxiety, depression or ADHD. Unfortunately, too many of those children do not receive the treatment they need. If you have concerns about your child’s behavior, learn how to recognize the symptoms of common mental health issues.
February 10, 2021
From Michelle Obama to Super Bowl champion Tom Brady, living healthy may be one of today’s hottest trends. Celebrities like these and millions of other Americans are enjoying the benefits of practicing a heart-healthy lifestyle. Find out why heart health is so “in style” (and how it can change your life).