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Author: Cephas Silvera

  1. Learning to Recognize and Support an Anxious Child

    Anxiety is a natural response to ambiguity in life, even in childhood and adolescence. And…
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  2. You Are Not Your Diagnosis, and Your Diagnosis is Not You

    Bipolar! Schizophrenic! Depressed! You went to see a therapist, psychologist, psychiatrist,…
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  3. Signs of Stress in Older Adults and How to Manage it

    As adults get older, age-related challenges like medical conditions, cognitive changes,…
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    Sign of stress in seniors and tips on how to manage it
  4. How to Celebrate Father’s Day Without Dad

    Being an adoptive father was the most important part of his life.
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  5. 5 Tips for Talking with Children About Anti-Semitism

    The recent Israeli-Palestinian conflict has resulted in a significant uptick of threats of…
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    Tips for talking to children about anti-Semitism
  6. JSSA’s Community Impact Fund Event – Turn the Tide on Mental Health Stigma

    Recently, JSSA hosted our annual Community Impact Fund event – Turn the Tide on Mental…
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  7. LGBTQ+ Pride Month and Resources

    JSSA is strongly supportive of diversity, equality, and inclusiveness of all people —…
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  8. Strategies to Deal with Difficult Times

    We’ve been in a pandemic for over a year, and talking about mental health is now more…
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  9. Useful Tips & Articles About Mental Health

    Everyone has struggled in big and small ways over the last year as we navigate social…
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  10. Empathy Instead of Sympathy

    Growing up with a mental health diagnosis, you must learn very quickly that you may perceive…
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