8 results for the keyword search: "awareness week"

How are You Feeling Today?

…“I’m going in for a check –up.” Typically we think of check-ups as they relate to our physical health – be it our cholesterol, blood pressure, or weight. We want to take it one step further and encourage you to get a “check up from the neck up." Coined by Patrick…


Oct. 9 is National Depression Screening Day

…Healing and Strength: Philadelphia seeks to give check-ups from the neck up this National Depression Screening Day, October 9th, 2014.


Celebrating the Spectrum!

…Carly Banes, MSW Person First Community Based Services Coordinator Community-Based Services Development Unit, DBHIDS “I am so glad to see these conversations are happening amongst behavioral health providers.” 


Quieting My Inner Critic

…“I do not need treatment; I can figure this out on my own. I am a mental health professional. I am probably smarter than the therapists there anyway.”


Inform, Encourage, Provide: Steps We Can Take to Help Our Youth

…Awareness Month and as we celebrate recovery, we strive to increase awareness and work to end stigma around mental health. Through the offering of comprehensive services, resources, and access to behavioral healthcare, we have a strong commitment to helping youth, adults, and families in greatest need, especially as the rates…


Using Yoga to Manage Trauma

…The body remembers. When I started practicing yoga, I felt really good. Two years in, I became more dedicated to yoga and started doing a more intensive yoga practice (Ashtanga) for a few hours a day.


A Face of Domestic Violence

…Awareness Month happens in October, but every day of the year several thousands of people are experiencing harm in their relationships. Normally when people hear of domestic violence stories they think of a woman, scarred and bruised from being battered by a man. The image of a woman’s swollen face…


Collaboration Can Lead to Change

…weeks since the clean-up project began along a stretch of land owned by Conrail in the Kensington-Fairhill community, more than 250 tons of waste and debris have been removed and fencing is going up to prevent people from becoming injured on or near the railroad tracks.  In addition, the fencing…