Health Decoded

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Cannabis and anxiety

One of the most common reasons people smoke weed is because they believe it helps them with their anxiety, or they think it helps them feel calm and think clearly.…

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Under­stand­ing life’s curve­balls

You might be hearing about a rise in people experiencing men­tal health challenges ever since the pandemic began. One of the reasons why is because the pandemic created all sorts…

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Current COVID-19 Guidelines

Nearly three years into the covid-19 pandemic, we know there is a lot of burnout surrounding isolation and COVID-19 precautions. However, with the weather starting to get cooler and the…

Foods that can help boost your mood

The pandemic has certainly made being in good spirits a challenge at times. But did you know that eating healthy foods might help? No food is a miracle cure, of…

Fun and safe outdoor activities in the bay area

Are you looking for outdoor activities in the Bay Area? Try these hikes: Mori Point, Pacifica (2.5 miles) Tomales Bay to Tomales Point, Point Reyes (10.2 miles) West Ridge Trail,…

Crisis Directory

If you’re in crisis and need help or support, see the resources below. Suicide Prevention Hotline Call: 800-273-8255 Suicidepreventionlifeline.org Teen Crisis Hotline Text HOME to 741741 for free, 24/7 crisis…

Relaxation Techniques

By Brandi Bellamy, AMFT, PPS “Just relax” are two words that sound so simple, but in reality, it is hard to do when you feel like things are out of…

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Coping with Differing Opinions on COVID-19 Safety

As COVID continues, so does our exposure to misinformation and varying opinions on the virus, even within our own families. Differing opinions among family members and friends can cause added…

How to access a therapist

By Brandi Bellamy, AMFT, PPS Seeking mental health support is slowly becoming less stigmatized and more accessible to everyone. However, navigating the mental health system can still be complicated. Here…

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