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June 19, 2020

Emancipation was only one battle won in the centuries-long struggle for Black Civil Rights – a struggle that is far from over. Racism continues to rear its head in every aspect of American life. Income and housing inequality, police brutality, voter suppression, hate speech, and political bigotry are just a few of the forms that racism still takes. One racial justice issue that doesn’t get discussed nearly as much as it should is healthcare equity. Toya Roberson-Moore, MD, Adult, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, explores the state of racial inequity in healthcare in this post.

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May 12, 2020
As I do my once-a-week grocery shopping, I make sure my mask is on and I start going down my necessary aisles. As I pass people who are anxiously trying to avoid being too close, I can’t help but notice that every single person is wearing a mask. I am also wearing my mask, I am also anxiously trying to avoid close contact in the grocery store, I am just trying to get my groceries. 
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April 16, 2020
Currently, states in the U.S. are mandating that we distance ourselves from others who are possible carriers of COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus. Social disruption with no sign of a solution causes psychological stress (Wohleb 2011). There is a feeling of repeatedly being disappointed, and this defeatist attitude is closely linked to depression. 
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March 31, 2020
By making this list, I realized releasing control isn’t about letting go of hope. It is changing the things I can. And that can give me power in an otherwise chaotic time. I hope you’re well in this chaotic time and that you also find the ways to have courage to change the things you can. 
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March 24, 2020
A big question that is coming up during this time is how to talk to kids and teens about the coronavirus (COVID-19). Kids and teens are likely experiencing some anxiety around the unknown, the implications and the plans. Because of this, it is recommended to do the following things.
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March 18, 2020
With more and more people staying indoors and “social distancing” themselves from others, we’re talking about one important aspect of being quarantined: self-care. This might seem minor, but as the days continue where we are being encouraged to stay in our homes, self-care will be more vital now than ever before.
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March 13, 2020
Eating Recovery Center and Insight Mood & Anxiety Centers have many resources available right now that can provide valuable connection and support. We encourage you to take advantage of these resources during this extraordinary time.
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