Emotional Well-Being

Find out how your mental, spiritual and emotional health affect your overall emotional wellbeing.

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  • Balancing Work and Caregiving

    Caring for a loved one while working outside the home can be a challenging balancing act. Talk to your employer,…

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  • Caregiver Health and Wellness

    Caregivers are at increased risk for a number of health problems. Learn about these conditions and what you can do…

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  • Caregiver Stress

    Caregivers provide care for people with chronic medical conditions. It can be challenging, and they often experience stress and get…

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  • Caregiving: Care for Yourself While Caring for Others

    Caregivers provide care for people with chronic medical conditions. It’s a challenging job, so caregivers also need to take care…

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  • Coping With an HIV Diagnosis

    Learn ways to lessen the fear and anxiety of an HIV diagnosis.

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  • Dealing with Divorce

    Divorce is hard. It’s even harder for you if you have kids. Here’s how to make it a little bit…

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  • Depression and Alzheimer’s Disease

    Depression is very common among people who have Alzheimer’s disease. They may become depressed when their memory and ability to…

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  • Depression in Children and Teens

    It is common for children and teens to be depressed. Learn how to recognize and help your young one who…

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  • Depression in Older Adults

    Depression is a common problem in older adults, but it is not part of the aging process. Learn how to…

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  • Depression | Coping With Suicidal Thoughts

    Read about how to cope with depression and suicidal thoughts.

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  • Empty Nest Syndrome

    Empty nest syndrome is a stage in life marked by sadness when adult children move out on their own.

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  • Grief Counseling

    Grief counseling is therapy for people experiencing grief. Not everyone who is grieving needs counseling, but it can be helpful…

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  • Grieving: Facing Illness, Death, and Other Losses

    Grief is a person’s normal, healthy response to a loss. It is different for everyone and includes both emotional and…

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  • Grieving: Facing Illness, Death, and Other Losses

    Grief is a person’s normal, healthy response to a loss. It is different for everyone and includes both emotional and…

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  • Helping Your Child Deal With Death

    Helping your child deal with the death of a loved one, friend, or pet takes many simple, honest discussions and…

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  • Helping Your Child Deal with Peer Pressure

    Peer pressure can be good and bad. Teach your child how to handle negative peer pressure and make good…

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  • Is Your Teen in an Abusive Relationship?

    If your teen is in an abusive relationship, here’s how to talk to them— and how to help them get…

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  • Kids and Bullying

    Bullying and cyberbullying can happen in any city or town and have long-lasting, negative effects on both the victim and…

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  • Managing Daily Stress

    Feelings of stress are caused by your body’s instinct to defend itself. Stress can cause unhealthy physical symptoms if it…

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  • Medical Issues When you Adopt

    When adopting a child, there are dozens of things to think about. Here are some of the most important medical…

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