Tag: Mental health

Speak Your Truth

Speak Your Truth

| July 14, 2018

“Speak Your Truth!” is back at to support NAMI-AAC with another powerful night of local artists & citizens using their voices to get real about emotional struggles. Annapolis hip-hop legend, The Genius Child (www.facebook.com/JusticeTheGeniusChild/), will again be MCing the event with precision balance of heart & good vibes. We’ll have an open mic session for […]

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Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation

Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation

| February 24, 2018

Looking for a way to recharge and beat the winter blues? Have you heard about this trendy new term “Mindfulness” and wondered what it could possibly do for you? Well, this concept is anything but new; in fact meditation has been around for 2,500 years! In this day and age with constant mental stimulation, it […]

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Mastering Anxiety & Stress

Mastering Anxiety & Stress

| February 22, 2018

Are you ready to learn natural ways to master anxiety and stress so that you can move from surviving to thriving? Anxiety and the effects of stress can keep you from being able to enjoy life and to be present in your life, your relationships and your work. Over time this can be contribute to […]

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Understanding Anxiety

Understanding Anxiety

| January 20, 2018

Butterflies in your stomach? Racing thoughts? Restlessness? We all have stress, but what about when it becomes something more? It’s normal to feel occasional worry, but what about when anxious feelings begin to disrupt your life? Join Jennifer Hart, LCSW-C for an informative presentation and workshop to learn about what anxiety is, where it comes […]

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Health Alert: 10 Below! Frostbite in 30 Min

Health Alert: 10 Below! Frostbite in 30 Min

| January 5, 2018

Winter Gale brings Wind Chill to 10 below Frostbite in 30 Minutes The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Gale warning for the Annapolis area, with wind gusts as high as 45 mph causing wind chill to as much as 10 below. At 10 below, exposed skin will develop frostbite in as little as […]

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New Year, New You: 10 Steps that Really Work

New Year, New You: 10 Steps that Really Work

| December 28, 2017

New Year, New You? 10 Steps that Really Work! Why does Old You Quit on New You So Easily? New You gets distracted, lazy or just is as busy and preoccupied with life as Old You. It’s not because Old You sucks. It’s because Old You needs to make a plan for success.   New […]

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Bittersweet Truth: Sugar Free Ain’t Free

Bittersweet Truth: Sugar Free Ain’t Free

| December 21, 2017

Bittersweet Truth:  Sugar Free Ain’t Free Sugar-free sweeteners were initially created for people dealing with diabetes. Now, the idea that sugar substitutes are healthy has become rooted in the American psyche and are hard to avoid in today’s food supply. Researchers are now realizing that these artificial sweeteners have only made things worse by creating even […]

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Last Day to Enroll December 22

Last Day to Enroll December 22

| December 21, 2017

  The deadline for getting health insurance in Maryland is tomorrow, Friday December 22nd! Don’t get caught without health insurance.  Confused? Too expensive? Evolve Medical Clinics is a Direct Primary Care and when paired with a low cost health insurance–or even with a health sharing network, your family could be paying as little as $399 […]

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Creating a Stress-Free Holiday

Creating a Stress-Free Holiday

| December 12, 2017

The holidays are among us – a time of year that causes a lot of stress for many of us. Holiday invitations gathering on your counter, a long list of people you need to send holiday cards to, and the daunting task of braving the shopping mall crowds. All of this, in addition to your […]

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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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