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Resources for Your Mental Health

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The endless stream of frightening news and self-isolation, for many of us, is beginning to push the boundaries of our mental health. Below are a few articles that our Riverstone counselors have read and shared with some of their clients for support. We’re all in this together–most of us feel overwhelmed right now, which is …
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Points Unknown

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Written by an anonymous parent of a youth at Spectrum. “When you are the adoptive parent of a teen struggling with depression/mood swings/alcoholism/eating disorder, your world is turned upside down. Instead of family Yahtzee games on a Friday night, you end up driving around looking for your daughter who has run away from home yet again. …
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A Proposed Homeless Bill of Rights

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On Friday, Spectrum executive director, Mark Redmond testified on a Homeless Bill of Rights that will prohibit discrimination against people without a home. This bill was also up for review two years ago and did not pass. “This supports basic rights that are due to every American citizen and there is nothing in here that …
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