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Senior mental health in Racine County: Finding the right support for you

As we age, our mental health can become an increasingly important aspect of our well-being. Fortunately, for seniors living in Racine County, there are a variety of mental health support options available. Whether you are struggling with isolation, anxiety, depression, or simply feeling overwhelmed, resources are available to help you stay mentally healthy and emotionally […]

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3 Great Tips to Help Maintain Your Mental Health During the Holidays

Let’s face it, the holidays can be stressful. You might feel anxious about attending a work party this time of year. Perhaps the thought of opening gifts without a certain loved one is causing you to feel overwhelmed. If you are someone who struggles with disordered eating, family dinners might trigger unwanted behaviors. Financial stress […]

Posted inHealth and Fitness, Life

Office of Children’s Mental Health Focuses on Improving Quality of Life for LGBT Youth

Office of Children’s Mental Health Director Linda Hall today announces the publication of a new fact sheet, Improving Quality of Life for LGBT Youth, and details what our communities, schools, parents, and policymakers can do to make a difference. Highlights  Compared to the general population, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) youth experience higher rates […]

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Hometown Hero: Lori Caterini

Healing doesn’t just happen with medications, treatment, and regimens. It happens with art, too. Lori Caterini, a Registered Art Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor, brings a different perspective to healthcare and steps towards healing. Through art, people can express themselves, and Caterini has the pleasure of assisting. Lori Caterini is this week’s Racine County Eye […]

Posted inBusiness, Health, Health and Fitness

Compassionate Peer Support and Training, LLC offers help to people battling mental health issues

Co-support group facilitators Lynelle Saunders and Luann Simpson experienced first-hand the power of peer support. After many years working with and supporting people with mental illness their passion for making peer support services available to everyone led them to open Compassionate Peer Support and Training, LLC. Compassionate Peer Support and Training (CPSAT) is dedicated to […]

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Hometown Hero: Breona Rydholm

Breona Rydholm has seen first hand how impactful the COVID-19 virus has been on those diagnosed with the illness, caregivers, and healthcare workers. The CNA at Ascension All Saints, 3801 Spring Street, and St. Monica’s Senior Living Home, 3920 N Green Bay Road, isn’t backing down from the fight. Additionally, Rydholm has the courage in […]

Posted inKenosha Lens, Uptown Observer

Observer In-Depth: Focusing on the aspects unseen

Dr. Dominique Pritchett cuts the ribbon on her new practice, Beloved Wellness Center, located at 3530 30th Ave. The practice is located on the second floor of the building in Suite 207. Photo by Daniel Thompson/The Uptown Observer. Editor’s Note: At times, I encounter topics and fields of study that I find to be important […]

Posted inHealth, Local news, Sponsored

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Business Spotlight: Compassionate Peer Support and Training, LLC

Are you feeling blue because of COVID-19? This global pandemic has impacted our lives in many ways, including our mental health. Even if you may be managing, someone in your life might be experiencing a mental health challenge. Everyone has their own journey with mental health and a new business in town is shedding light […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week

NAMI of Racine County and the Racine Friendship Clubhouse honor Mental Health Awareness week. They are doing so by planning a week full of events. Mental Health Awareness Week is Oct. 5 to 9. Celebrating Mental Illness Awareness NAMI of Racine County provides advocacy, education, support, and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected […]

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Get Connected to a Therapist or Medication Management Professional

The National Council for Behavioral Health found that the most significant root cause of the mental health crisis is the lack of access to mental health services. Often people run into a variety of barriers when trying to get connected to a therapist or medication management professional. In some communities, the resources themselves are not […]

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Society’s Assets Starts Virtual Group for Individuals with Disabilities, Mental Health Conditions

Society’s Assets is sponsoring a weekly, virtual group called Take a Breather. This group is open to anyone with a disability or mental health condition that is looking for connection, information, and support. Participants can be any age. The group meets on Wednesdays at 11:00 am. If you do not have a device or Wi-Fi […]

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