Join NAMI Central Texas and Rakima Parson of Centered Counseling as we talk about racialized trauma, how it affects Black mental health, and ways for the community to be well as we buffer against the trauma. Presented by
Knowing where to start when you think you need Supplemental Security Income or Social Security Disability Insurance can be difficult. Join NAMI Central Texas and Reneé Treviño of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid for an introduction to the benefits and limitations of SSI and SSDI when mental health challenges are the cause […]
Whether it’s navigating a loved one’s mental health challenges or dealing with the impact of a global pandemic, strong relationships require good communication and conflict management skills. Join NAMI Central Texas and Kathryn Gates, of Gates Therapy, as we learn about communicating with our loved ones and addressing conflict before […]
Sunday Funday We created a fun and uplifting playlist on Spotify to energize you. Have some fun and get ready to dance as we wrap up Mental Health Month 2020! BONUS! Research shows music is good for your brain. Check out this article from Very Well Mind for the science.
TGIF Gratitude Here’s a fun “MadLibs”game you can do in order to incorporate more gratitude into your life. It takes less than a minute, but is incredibly rewarding. Building a daily practice of gratitude has the power to change your brain chemistry. It can reduce stress, increase optimism and lead to both […]
A mental health crisis is scary and confusing to both the individual and their family and friends, but by knowing what to look for and how to address a crisis quickly, recovery is possible. Join Laura Wilson Slocum and Marisa Aguilar from Integral Care’s Crisis Services Team as they share […]
Therapy Thursday Therapists are a wealth of knowledge and tips on how to manage mental health challenges. We asked a few great practitioners in our community about mental health challenges, strategies and resources. Read what they had to say… I’m nervous about starting therapy and so I keep putting it […]
Wisdom Wednesday Talking about your feelings can be scary, but when you finally do, you may be surprised by how many people want to help you. BONUS! Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself. -Saint Francis de Sales
Meditation Monday Check-in with your mind, body & heart with a self-compassion and self-affirmation exercise. Both have proven health benefits!
Sunday Funday Our good friend Sascha at Skull & Cakebones created this simple mug cake recipe to share during a webinar last week. Sascha reminds us that — just like a chipped mug — we all have beauty and value. BONUS! Sascha demos this sweet cake and shares why it’s so special on Instagram. […]