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MindHealth Matters June 2021

The June issue is full of timely and practical tips for practicing good mental health and living your best life. Each one of us faces a variety of life challenges, from caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other brain conditions related to aging, managing difficult relationships in the workplace, eating healthy, maintaining physical fitness, and managing stress. We invite you to take some time to interact with this month’s issue for great ideas on these and other topics.

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Teens Using Drugs: What to Know and What to Do

The word “drugs” strikes fear in the heart of every parent. It’s not a new problem, but when it’s your own kid at risk, it’s as urgent as any challenge parents face. How can we tell when our kids are using? And what is the best and proper response? It’s not as hard as you may think it is.

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Improving Family Communication

Families are under constant stress due to many factors. In two thirds of families, both parents work outside the home. Thirty percent of American households are single-parented. More than ever, family members need communication skills to meet the multiple challenges of family life and to learn to how to share their emotional lives. Stress, disagreement and tension are not unusual in families, but they can become destructive due to unhealthy communication patterns.

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Family Mealtimes

What is dinnertime like in your home? Is it convenient for family members to heat up their own meal in the microwave and then retreat to their own corners of the house? For many families, eating dinner together has become a lost art.

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