Posted by: Elizabeth A. Cannon, LPCC-S on Feb 20, 2024

Stigma is defined as a mark of disgrace that sets a person apart. Unfortunately, the stigma surrounding mental illness creates shame, distress, and reluctance to get help. 

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The holiday season is upon us and many families are getting into the holiday spirit. It is easy to get caught up in the excitement and not realize the potential injury risks some of these activities can have. Learn how to prevent them. Read More

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For more than 100 years, society has known that lead is very damaging to young children. It is frustrating that we still expose our most vulnerable to this poison, especially because it is completely preventable. Read More

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At urgent care, we address a wide variety of problems, but one of the most common concerns we discuss with parents is fever. When a child develops a fever, parents are often scared or worried. Read More

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If You See Abuse Follow the 3 Rs

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You can do your part as an active bystander by responding appropriately to abuse. No matter the situation or who is involved, there are many resources available to victims and bystanders. Read More

How to Outsmart a Yellow Jacket

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Whether you are allergic or not, it is best to avoid being stung, and the best way to keep from getting stung is to outsmart them. Here are the top 5 ways to do just that. Read More

Portable Pool Safety: Keeping Kids Safe in the Backyard

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During the hot summer, parents are always looking for ways to keep their children entertained and cool. While portable pools, which include wading pools, inflatable pools, and soft-sided, self-rising pools, can be fun to play in, many parents don’t realize the potential dangers associated Read More

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Signs of a Supportive Partner

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Everyone deserves a healthy relationship and a supportive partner, but what exactly does that mean? Read More

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Bed Bugs 101

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Yuck. This year five Ohio cities made a list no one wants to be on. “Orkin’s 2023 Top Bed Bug Cities” compiled data based on metro areas where Orkin performed the most bed bug treatments from December 1, 2021 – November 30, 2022. Read More