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For Your Mental Health, Consider Giving Facebook the Boot This Year

Sue Denisky Sue Denisky For Your Mental Health, Consider Giving Facebook the Boot This Year

At 6:30 a.m. on December 31, 2016 I deactivated Facebook. The election posts really put me over the top. There was so much hatred, lack of respect and unhealthy debating that I found myself getting anxious just scrolling through friends’ posts. I decided I needed to change, but I didn’t know then that I would […]

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Big Table Conversation to Focus on Mental Illness

Stephanie Mitchell Hughes Stephanie Mitchell Hughes Big Table Conversation to Focus on Mental Illness

“Well darkness has a hunger that's insatiable, and lightness has a call that's hard to hear.” — Closer to Fine by the Indigo Girls.

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), one in five adults in the United States — which equals 43.8 million or 18.5 percent of the population — have experienced a mental illness over the last year. I am amongst that one in five adults. I have lived through insidious bouts of depression for […]

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Let’s Talk (Mental) Health

Bridget Belfield Bridget Belfield Let’s Talk (Mental) Health

When we think of health and wellness, dieting and exercising are normally the first things to come to mind. However by definition, wellness means the state or condition of being in good physical and mental health. Mental health is sometimes the missing piece in the health and wellness world. I know I personally am at […]

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Interfaith Activists Campaign for Mental Health Treatment

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Interfaith Activists Campaign for Mental Health Treatment

For 17 years, BREAD, an interfaith organization based in Franklin County has campaigned for social justice causes in the area. This year the group has turned its attention to mental health treatment and accessibility. On May 12, BREAD – which stands for Building Responsibility Equality and Dignity –held its annual Nehemiah Action rally at the […]

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Hawthorn Grove Apartments on Rich Street Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Hawthorn Grove Apartments on Rich Street Moving Forward

The Community Housing Network (CHN) is moving forward with plans to build a 40-unit apartment building on an empty lot at 546-558 East Rich Street Downtown. The $6 million project, called Hawthorn Grove, was given the go-ahead last week by the Historic Resources Commission. CHN Development Manager Ryan Cassell said that they plan to take it […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION