Stories tagged: "mental health"


President Joe Biden hands the pen he used to sign the Democrats' landmark climate change and health care bill to Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., watches in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
5 Ways Democrats Have Helped North Carolina Under Biden’s Leadership

The Biden administration and Democrats in Congress have passed an array of bills aiming to improve the U.S. economy and infrastructure, invest in physical and mental health, and combat climate change.

It's ok to take a break from the heavy news. It's essential, matter of fact. (Shutterstock)
It’s Ok To Look Away

For a minute at least. To be a change-maker, you have to take care of yourself too.

A rare advisory from the US Surgeon General's Office warns that our young people are struggling with their mental health. (Shutterstock)
Our Young People Are Not OK

A rare public advisory from the US Surgeon General’s Office warns of a mental health emergency among young people. Here are ways you can help, North Carolina. 

An early 20th century painting by Franz von Stuck, called A Swing in the Woods, depicts a red-haired woman, naked with buttocks exposed, enjoying a sling hung between two trees in a wooded, secluded area. To her right is a male figure, also nude, with arms raised in a pushing motion.
Don’t Get Naked, and Other Rules for New Nature Enthusiasts in NC

Here are seven rules reformed couch potatoes need to know when embracing the great outdoors in North Carolina.

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Thanksgiving Is Going to Be Weird This Year. Here’s How to Cope.

A behavioral psychologist says the first step to coping with a different Thanksgiving is acknowledging the strangeness of the times.

Practicing what she preaches, NC's Margot Rossi wanders in the NC woods.
Between COVID and the Election, We Need to Chill. A NC Yoga Instructor Tells Us How.

Feeling overwhelmed with coronavirus and election stress? Yeah, we are too. Here are some tips on how to unplug and breathe.

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Experts Warn of ‘Dramatic Increase’ in Suicides as Unemployment and Evictions Continue

And Republicans are still refusing to pass a bill to extend federal unemployment benefits and a federal moratorium on evictions.