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The Americans with Disabilities Act was enacted in 1990 to make sure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else. Since that time, many social barriers have been reduced for people with disabilities. However, there is more work that needs to be done for people with disabilities to become more independent and involved in their world.

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Healthy living means something different to different people. For some people, like runners, for example, eating complex carbohydrates is an essential, healthy fuel, whereas it could be harmful to someone managing diabetes. The same can be said for health as we age. What might have been healthy in your 30s may not be healthy now that you’re in your 60s.

National surveys estimate that eating disorders affect 20 million women and 10 million men in the United States.

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Mental wellness is an important aspect of our overall health. As with physical health, mental wellness should be a year-long resolution, not just one made with the start of the new year.

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Just a few minutes of yoga every day can yield tremendous improvements in seniors and caregivers who cope with chronic physical and mental problems.

Skills for Life

When you’re looking for new employment, you’ll come across ads that are looking for candidates with soft skills. But what are soft skills and how do they benefit your chances of getting hired?

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Want to advance your career with continuing education? Learn how to enroll and more with this guide to continuing education for mental health professionals.

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In this frenzied time of gift purchasing and giving, it’s important to remember that some of our favorite things to give and receive aren’t actually “things”. They may be memories of special times spent together.  If you have run out of gift ideas for your loved ones, we’ve gathered great suggestions below – some of which don’t even cost a dime!

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Whether you're well-versed in the intricacies of mental illness or not, here's how to be proactive in recognizing the top warning signs of mental illness.

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Career development is an ongoing process that forms an individual’s work identity. It begins when, as a child, you notice that grownups have many different jobs; policemen, doctors, retail workers, teachers, etc. and continues as you grow and discover other types of occupations through observation, exploration or education.