The Legacy Beyond “I Have a Dream”

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This time each year, many take the time to revisit Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy through his speeches, biography and more. Various legislation and activism have arisen across generations after his death. There’s no debate that some of the same questions sparked during his life still need to be answered today. Our #UntilJusticeJustIs campaign is just one way we …

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Suicide Prevention Resources

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Suicide Prevention Ribbon
Reflecting on the recent suicides that have been in the headlines and for those that happen each week that do not make headlines, I wanted to share some resources and information to help empower us all to realize that suicide is preventable and sometimes the smallest interaction can make a difference in someone’s life.  Dr. …

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Talking with Children About Tragic Events

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Talking to Child About Tragedy
I had a friend text me last week and ask my opinion on what age to talk with children about tragedies such as Las Vegas mass shooting. She’s asking my professional and personal opinion as I’m a clinical social worker and a mom of two teenagers. Her twin daughters are 9 and still somewhat sheltered from …

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