Monthly Archives May 2022

Paws For Patrick In Highland Park

What is Paws For Patrick? Paws for Patrick is a local organization that was created for young people with mental health concerns. It raises money to help with its mission, which involves emotional support animals and training them. These animals are provided to those who need them, either in the form of ownership or just seeing them while in therapy or various other safe settings.   Turn Our Towns Green In May, over 22 communities, led by Paws For Patrick, collected donations and put up signs or ribbons all over in solidarity with Mental Health Awareness Month. Schools, businesses, and
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10 Tips to Improve Your Mental Health

It’s not Easy, But it’s a Start Taking care of your mental health doesn’t always come naturally. Without realizing it, we can accept our reality and believe there is nothing we can do about it. The truth is, it isn’t easy but there are small little actions one can take and then maybe, over time, something makes a difference.   Mental Health Awareness Month This month is Mental Health Awareness Month, which is a national movement dedicated to raising awareness about mental health. Central elements of this month include fighting stigma, providing support, educating the public and advocating for policies
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What Nurses Do For Us

Where would we be without nurses? Nurses are a deeply essential part of human society. They take care of us whether that environment is at a pharmacy, at school, in the hospital, or at home. There are over 4 million registered nurses in the United States today. This month is Nurse Appreciation Month, which means we will take the month of May to appreciate and learn more about such an integral part of society and public health: nurses.   What All Nurses Do in General Nurses are a part of the entire patient experience or wherever there is need for
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