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#72 – Posted Tuesday January, 12th 2021

The Professionalization of Mental Health Services Is Ruining Friendship

Megan Wildhood, in Mad in America, explores another possible reason for the lonliness crisis our country is experiencing. Is our mental health industry playing a role in people feeling alone?

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#71 – Posted Tuesday January, 5th 2021

Giving People Money is More Effective for Mental Health Than Brief Therapy

This article from Mad in America by Peter Simons highlights a study by researchers at Princeton, Strathmore Business School, and the Busara Center that found direct payments improved psychological well-being for those in poverty, while five weeks of therapy did not.

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#70 – Posted Tuesday January, 5th 2021

Trauma, PTSD, and Chronic Low-Grade Inflammation by Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.

PTSD can have far-reaching impacts on the body of those who suffer from it. This article in Psychology Today highlights research showing that chronic low-grade inflammation may be one of the side effects.

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#69 – Posted Tuesday December, 29th 2020

Year End Message from Bessel and Licia

As we welcome the new year, we'd like to take a moment to reflect on 2020 and the challenges and opportunities we have experienced as a community.

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#68 – Posted Tuesday December, 22nd 2020

Coming Home to the Body: A Short Course on Trauma and Mind-Body Re-Connection with Matthew Sanford (COLLECTION)

Your body is the best home your mind will every have. This is true for everyone, but not easy to put into practice, especially for survivors of trauma. Mind Body Solutions Founder Matthew Sanford draws upon his experience as a trauma and post-traumatic stress survivor, his 42 years of living with a spinal cord injury, and his 29 years of practicing yoga to lead 8 experiential sessions of mind-body insights and simple practices. Sanford writes, “It is the body that always stays faithful to living, not the mind. In so doing, its wisdom plays a crucial role in the process of healing from trauma.”

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