Has your insurance been impacted during COVID 19? Have you been laid off or are you a laid off parent with your special needs child on your insurance plan? The Dual Special Needs Plan is a plan funded by the federal government since 2003 to provide individuals who hold both a Medicare and Medicaid card with insurance coverage that is zero premium and zero copay. Benefits include transportation to medical appointments,more » Read More
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In the United States, 44 million adults – about one in five – have been diagnosed with a mental health condition. This is a rising healthOpens a New Window. challenge that does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, educationOpens a New Window. or careerOpens a New Window.. Those living with depression, anxiety and other mental health disorders often experience strained relationships at home and at work.
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August 24, 2018 | By Keiko Purnell
My last depressive episode left me completely isolated. I didn’t respond to messages for months. Since I didn’t know how long I would be depressed, answering the question “how are you?” became emotionally draining. Actually, that one question was why I stopped talking to people entirely.
“How are you?” is such a knee-jerk opening line to a conversation; most of us don’t even realize we’re saying it, or pay much attention to the typical response of,more » Read More
January 31 Kelly Burch
Many of Christine Walker’s friends are just starting to help their teenage children plan to leave home, whether for a job, college or a gap year. But Walker’s 16-year-old son Schuyler has already lived away from his family for seven years, spending nearly half his life in residential treatment programs and schools for children with severe mental illness.
“When Schuyler was 7, that was when I had tried absolutely everything — every pill,more » Read More