Tag: Mental health

Meditation Tips for Beginners

Meditation Tips for Beginners

| November 7, 2017

Feeling stressed? The little voices in your head won’t quiet down? Anxiety or irritability getting the best of you?  Meditation can help! It’s likely you’ve heard of meditation before. You may have even tried it once or twice and decided “it’s not for me” or “it’s too hard”, “I can’t sit for hours thinking about […]

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How Can a Health Coach Help You?

How Can a Health Coach Help You?

| September 18, 2017

Are you feeling overwhelmed with all of the “health” trends out there? Wondering which ones are actually worth following? Along with new Superfoods, diets, and weight loss tricks, you also may have heard the term Health Coach floating around lately. But, what exactly IS a Health Coach and why are more and more people seeking […]

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Odenton repeat offender sentenced to 25 years in prison

Odenton repeat offender sentenced to 25 years in prison

| February 13, 2016 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that Jason Tyler Butler, of Odenton, was given a 25-year sentence from Circuit Court Judge Michele Jaklitsch yesterday on charges including issuing false documentation, felony theft, and second degree burglary. Judge Jaklitsch also ordered restitution in the form of civil judgments and refused to consider a modification of the […]

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Coping with grief through drumming

Coping with grief through drumming

| February 7, 2016 | 1 Comment

Sometimes, when teenagers are frustrated, angry, confused or inconsolable, they just want to hit something. Josh Robinson gives them permission to wail away. Robinson will be leading “Language of Drumming,” from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 12 at Chesapeake Life Center the John & Cathy Belcher Campus, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD.  The free […]

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Brown bag lunch tours of Hammond-Harwood House

Brown bag lunch tours of Hammond-Harwood House

| April 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Hammond-Harwood House in downtown Annapolis is pleased to announce the launch of Brown Bag Lunch Tours this spring. There will be two tours: 12:15 p.m. and 12:45 p.m., each lasting 20 minutes on Tuesdays. After the tour, participants are encouraged to enjoy their lunches in our gardens. Tours will be on a different topic […]

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Free mental health forums at Severna Park Community Center

Free mental health forums at Severna Park Community Center

| March 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Two free community forums on mental health topics will be held in April at the Severna Park Community Center. The first forum, “ADHD 101,” will be held at 7 p.m. April 16. Psychologist Dr. Brian Richards and psychiatrist Dr. Janine Fuertes with Oasis: The Center for Mental Health will discuss symptoms, testing methods and treatment […]

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Pathways expands support for family members of substance abusers

Pathways expands support for family members of substance abusers

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pathways, Anne Arundel Medical Center’s (AAMC) alcohol and drug treatment center, has expanded its Family Wellness Workshop program to now include both one day and full weekend sessions. The expansion was made possible through a generous grant from the William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation. The program offers education and therapeutic support for family […]

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Arundel Lodge merges with First Step Recovery Center

Arundel Lodge merges with First Step Recovery Center

| November 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

According to the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), about 45% of Americans seeking substance use disorder treatment have been diagnosed as having a co-occurring mental and substance use disorder. Conversely, people diagnosed with a mental health disorder are more likely to experience a problem with substance use. As a result, Arundel Lodge, […]

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AAMC opens mental health clinic

AAMC opens mental health clinic

| October 12, 2014 | 2 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] According to the most recent community health needs assessment conducted by the Healthy Anne Arundel Coalition, more than half of the respondents cited mental health among the most concerning health issue facing the county.  In response, Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has opened an outpatient mental health clinic in Annapolis. The new practice, […]

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Run for a reason this weekend

Run for a reason this weekend

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Grab your cape and cue your superhero anthem! We know everyone wishes that they could be some sort of Superhero. Well, now you can! Join with friends on June 7th at Quiet Waters Park for the fifth annual “Be a Superhero ~ Run for a Reason” Run/Walk/Wheel and be a superhero for children and adults with intellectual […]

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Les Miserables to benefit teen suicide awareness

Les Miserables to benefit teen suicide awareness

| April 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Broadneck High School will be presenting Les Miserables on Thursday, April 24th. The student produced program will directly benefit a local sucice awareness group–Youth Suicide Awareness Action Team.  The performance will be at the Chesapeake Arts Center in Brooklyn Park at 7pm.  Tickets are available in advance or at the door. In 2008, in the […]

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Chesapeake Life Center Announces Bereavement Support Groups

Chesapeake Life Center Announces Bereavement Support Groups

| January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Life Center, a program of Hospice of the Chesapeake, is offering an array of bereavement support groups and workshops this winter for those in the community who are experiencing grief.  All of the groups meet at 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD. Adult Support Groups and Offerings: Widow/Widowers Drop-In Support Group for career-aged adults […]

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Hope House Treatment Center Achieves Platinum Status With Optum

Hope House Treatment Center Achieves Platinum Status With Optum

| January 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

With the continuing escalation of costs and the myriad issues surrounding the delivery of health care, it seldom seems there’s a positive story about health care that is news worthy. But one local mental health facility has been recognized for delivering highly effective inpatient care while doing so in a cost-efficient manner that is having […]

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Gifted With Dyslexia Or ADHD

Gifted With Dyslexia Or ADHD

| October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Monday, October 21, at the Annapolis Library, 7:00 pm, Dr. Jane Snider will presents an informative and detailed talk on The Twice Exceptional Child; Gifted with Dyslexia, or Gifted with ADHD. Dr. Snider has more than 30 years of experience working with children and adults with Dyslexia and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.  The participant […]

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Through The Looking Glass: Reflections On Life With Mental Illness

Through The Looking Glass: Reflections On Life With Mental Illness

| May 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Consumer artwork from across Maryland’s mental health and peer support programs will be featured at Through the Looking Glass: Reflections on Life with Mental Illness.  The free event, featuring over 150 pieces, will take place at the American Visionary Art Museum, on May 8, 2013 from 1p.m. to 5 p.m. The Maryland mental health community […]

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Chesapeake Life Center Announces Bereavement Camps

Chesapeake Life Center Announces Bereavement Camps

| May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Life Center now registering participants for Camp Nabi and Phoenix Rising. Held simultaneously at the Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center, both programs will take place the weekend of Aug. 9 – 11, 2013. For one weekend during August, Chesapeake Life Center staff and trained volunteers give grieving children and teens the gifts of […]

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Bullying Prevention Workshop Scheduled

Bullying Prevention Workshop Scheduled

| November 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Parents Advocacy Network has teamed up with Balanced Life Skills to present a bullying prevention workshop for parents on Monday, November 12 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. in Room 219 of the Cade Center for Fine Arts building at the Anne Arundel Community College campus in Arnold. The workshop is free and open to […]

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Bello Machre Welcomes New Board Member  Karyn Tolan

Bello Machre Welcomes New Board Member Karyn Tolan

| October 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bello Machre is pleased to announce the election of its newest Board Member, Karyn Tolan effective immediately. Kayrn’s dedication and commitment in working to benefit individuals with developmental disabilities will be a tremendous asset to the Bello Machre Board of Directors. Karyn Tolan, Principal, at Comprehensive Developmental Services has been providing clinical and consultative services […]

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Cruise For Autism

Cruise For Autism

| October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Register today for the Bowen Foundation‘s 5th Annual Cruise for Autism on Thursday, November 8 aboard the Catherine Marie starting at 6:30 pm. This exceptional event will include music, complimentary beer, wine and scrumptious appetizers as you bid on incredible Silent Auction items. The boat will depart from Annapolis City Dock and tickets cost just […]

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Harbour School Chili Cookoff

Harbour School Chili Cookoff

| September 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do you have a recipe for chili that’s to die for? The Harbour School at Annapolis will be holding it’s first annual Tailgating at Harbour Chili Cook-Off on November 3rd from 7-11pm. Now’s your time to finally claim those bragging rights (and a prize or two), as well as have a great evening out supporting the students at […]

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Parent Involvement Conference

Parent Involvement Conference

| March 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Public Schools’ Office of School and Family Partnerships is providing yet another opportunity for parents to become involved in the education of their children at its annual Parent Involvement Conference, scheduled for Wednesday, April 11, 2012. The conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at The Church at Severn […]

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What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

This farmer had only one horse, and one day the horse ran away. The neighbors came to console over his terrible loss. The farmer said, “What makes you think it is so terrible?” A month later, the horse came home–this time bringing with her two beautiful wild horses. The neighbors became excited at the farmer’s […]

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