Breaking the Silence

Website for the American Mental Health Counselors Association's Breaking the Silence initiative to address mental health stigma.


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The Power of Gratefulness

By contributing blogger Jenise Wilson

Gratefulness is a powerful remedy for depression and anger. While this is a seemingly easy concept, being grateful is easier said than done; especially on days when everything appears to be going wrong. When life appears to be in pure chaos, how can you find something to be grateful for, and what will gratefulness do for the chaos? Both are great questions, so let’s break them down.

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Anger Issues

By contributing author Dr. Betty Hughes.

“I am not going to take it anymore!” How many times have you heard that phrase or even have said it? And what does it mean, really? The problem is one of interpretation. That phrase could mean anything from a simple release of tension all the way to a decision to hurt someone.

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