Mental Health Education

Mental Health Resources for Helping Kids Deal with Big Feelings

*This article is a part of our larger Family Mental Health Hub, an initiative by MSB to increase communication and connection between kids and caretakers. Please visit the Hub for even more family and kid related resources!* How are you helping your kids deal with big feelings right now? From racial injustice, to police brutality, …

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Moody Monday: 5 Ways to Deal with PMDD

It never, ever fails. Each month for about two weeks I get agitated easily and cry at the drop of the hat. I stand in front of the mirror and say “whoa, all of a sudden I’m so round and somft, do I need to cut back on the pizza or something??” Those are just …

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Black Voices of Mental Health-Episode 3: Laqwanda Roberts-Buckley, Dr. Sarah Y. Vinson, Eliza Boquin and Eboni Harris

Ready for Episode 3 of Black Voices of Mental Health? This time we’ve got four amazing ladies who are building amazing communities on and offline. Not only that, they are hard at work providing culturally relevant MH resources for BIPOC patients. I can’t wait to tell you about them, but first: A Quick Word I …

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Black Voices of Mental Health- Episode 2: Mariah Krystal, Cameron Burris, Imadé Borha

Hi everyone, ready for the next edition of Black Voices of Mental Health? I sure am! Today I want you to meet Mariah, Cameron, and Imade. They are three Black women changing the perception of mental health in the Black community. Each one has a uniquely beautiful style in which they share their experiences with …

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Black Voices of Mental Health- Episode 1: Hafeez Baoku, Lauren Carson, and Olivia B. Shepherd

Today we’re focusing on on some amazing Black influencers and bloggers changing the narrative on Black Mental Health. Since there are so many folks I want to introduce you to, we’ll be running this series in segments of highlights all this week. Even then, I’m sure that won’t even scratch the surface so we’ll be …

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Redirect the Lightning: Lessons on Handling Difficult Emotions from Avatar the Last Airbender

This year has been pretty awful. Today Bruce and I headed into the city to get some supplies from the Caribbean store. Right next to the small grocer’s shop was a gold and jewelry business. The door was smashed and it was clear it had been looted during the night. Framed in the broken glass …

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Mental Floss: How to Get Moving – Exercise for Low Mental Health Days

We all know exercise is amazing for mental health. Indeed, movement is one of the very best tools we can have in our Mental Health Tool Box. But what happens when you’re flat out exhausted from battling mental illness to even think of working out? If you’re already low on spoons (check out Spoon Theory …

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Calling All Mental Health Bloggers!!

I was up all night last night because I had an idea. As you know, I’m passionate about spreading awareness and providing the Mental Health Community with the most accurate and actionable resources on the web. But last night it really dawned on me that I can’t do it alone. So, I need your help, …

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Wisdom of Wise Turtle: Work Life Balance

Oh hello, it is I – the Wise Turtle. I see you have come to me seeking advice. Today I’m off the log doing turtelly things that only a wise turtle can do. I’m sorry to have missed you but you know, this is a good lesson: wisdom rarely comes when you ask for it, …

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Mental Floss: How to Take A Break

Have you ever looked up from your work only to realize you’ve neglected to take a break for the whole day? Ever wonder how it’s already 5 PM and you haven’t had anything but a candy bar and some after dinner mints all day? Do you sometimes find yourself cranky and hangry by the time …

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