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LEARNING TO SPEAK UP

Helping the Mentally Ill Includes Teaching Them to Be Assertive By Robin Williams Adams The Ledger  Write an email to Robin Williams Adams Robin Williams AdamsHealth/Medical ReporterDept.: Metro Desk(863) 802-7558robin.adams@theledger.com Your Name:  Your Email:  Subject:  Message:    RICK RUNION | THE LEDGER Art therapy teacher Rudy Malizia, right, works with, from left, Marilyn Whittier, Mark […]

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Parents can influence their children’s fears and anxiety Elizabeth Griswold (January 17, 2008) — Children, like adults, can feel worried or anxious, whether it’s about making friends, taking a test or simply the great unknown. Here are some things you can do to address your child’s fears and anxiety: Talk about that “butterfly in the […]

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Wed January 9, 2008 Stop worrying so much, researchers suggest. If you curb your anxieties and get treated for depression, you’ll live longer and avoid heart attacks, according to recommendations in a study released Tuesday and affirmed by Oklahoma physicians. Longstanding anxiety, nervousness and serious worrying increase by 30 to 40 percent the risk of […]

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Dr. Rachel Bryant Here’s an idea for a New Year’s resolution: Resolve to have better mental health this year. No, it’s not as sexy as being skinny or rich, but the rewards are far greater. Imagine being calmer, more resilient and more thoughtful. Imagine feeling less stressed, depressed or anxious. Imagine being more honest with […]

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