When a loved one comes out as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community, it’s a journey both for them and their family members. Get advice to navigate your feelings and approach this journey with compassion, grace, and kindness. Find out how to respond when a loved one comes out about their gender and/or sexuality and … Read more
You don’t have to be a therapist to support someone in a time of need. Social support is the ability to provide comfort to family, friends, and colleagues, and in this course you’ll get a firm understanding of how it works and why it’s so critical to our health and wellbeing. Get examples of how … Read more
The body holds on to stress and trauma in various ways that can impact our emotions and wellbeing. In this course, Marybeth Sheehan provides an introduction to energy work – healing using your body’s energy – and where physically the body holds on to stress. See demonstrations of pranic breathing and forceful breathwork to process … Read more
Just as you go to the doctor to ensure a healthy pregnancy physically, you should also ensure a healthy mind before, during, and after pregnancy. Dr. Lauren Demosthenes details why maternal mental health is a critical consideration, how pregnant women struggling with substance use disorder can get help, and risk factors that may contribute to … Read more
We hear a lot about the toll of the opioid epidemic in America: Over 107,000 people died of opioid overdoses in 2021 alone. But what are opioids, what do they do, and why are they so dangerous? In this course, get an introduction to opioids and how they effect the body. Learn how opioid use … Read more
Grief can impact all aspects of life, including the workplace. In this course, learn about employer-provided resources like Employee Assistance Programs that can help someone move through grief. Also get tips for getting unstuck from complicated grief and supporting a co-worker through their own grief.
Listen to three U.S. military veterans discuss their experiences getting support for substance use disorder, PTSD, and suicidal ideation. Identify the signs of PTSD and hear how the stigma around getting help for mental health only makes the situation worse. Know that there are a lot of military veterans struggling, there is nothing wrong with … Read more
Hear how childhood anxiety, depression, and school bullying led Jeni to start controlling her food and exercise at 10 years old. Find out that eating disorders are less about eating or not eating food and more about the need for control. Step through how Jeni’s family and friends supported her in her recovery, and hear … Read more
Successful recovery from substance use disorder, also called after care or continuing care, requires an ongoing plan. In this course, Rich Jones will share how and why to stay engaged in your recovery by identifying triggers that make you want to use again, how coping skills help change negative thinking, and how making a mistake … Read more
Grief is most often experienced when we lose a loved one, but we can also feel grief around the loss of acquaintances, routines, and interactions with people. In this course, get an understanding of the types of grief we can experience and learn coping skills to process your own grief. Get practical advice to provide … Read more
Stress, if left unchecked can progress into burnout and impact our health. Sarah Waylett details why it’s critical to complete the stress cycle and provides examples of how to use mindfulness and movement to do it. Also learn how design thinking can help you manage future stressors by identifying and validating good stress management choices.