Championing Mental Health Crisis Training

Mental health calls were increasing, and the APD desperately needed a full-time officer for them. Wendi began as a full-time CIT officer.

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You Can Be the Difference

Mental health problems are very common in the lives of people around us, and it's important to be prepared.

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Homeschooling How-To: Health Edition

Perhaps you are like me and are hungry to learn more about the subject of health. If so, this article is for you.

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The healing power of Kansas

Jane Lorenz acquired a therapy dog for the wing to promote open communication between herself and the Airmen of the wing.

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Good Night’s Sleep Linked to Optimal Physical, Mental Health

Few things can mentally affect your day more than the lack of a good night’s sleep. But, the lack of sleep has real physical consequences.

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Bolt the therapy dog breaks Alaska ice

Bolt is a trained, nationally certified therapy dog who works closely with 176th Wing Director of Psychological Health, Diann Richardson.

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Sailors and Airmen provide care while enriching skills during IRT Sanadora

The mission, whose name translates to “healing wave of hope,” provides medical, dental and optometry care to assist local authorities.

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Let me start from the very beginning

When you hear the word Depression I'm sure you don't think of anyone in elementary school. If you even think of kids being depressed, you might think of teenagers. You probably think of people who have something bad happen to them. But almost certainly, you don't think of a little girl still in elementary school, like me.

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Depression: It’s Not in Your Head

So if it’s not dysfunction of the brain, and antidepressants aren’t the answer, what do you do for depression? Let’s look at each of the causes for clues.

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Anxiety Disorders: When Normal Worry Turns Counterproductive

Anxiety disorders are one of the most common mental health problems; they are also the most responsive to treatment.

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