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Mental Health Monday: The Holi-daze

December 2, 2019

Ho, ho, ho! Thanksgiving is over and we're now staring down at the final month of the year. And boy, is it an especially eventful one! December is chock full of parties, gift giving, family get-togethers, and putting on an extra few pounds (wait, I thought you said that these Christmas cookies were non-fat?). Regardless of what you celebrate this time of year, you have to admit that the holiday season isn't all that it's Nutcrackered up to be. Maybe you're in grief over the loss of a loved one, grappling with Depression, or find yourself miles away from home during this time of year. Let's talk some tips and tricks that can help you tackle your seasonal lows and feeling more yourself in December and all year long. 

Intro/Outro music: "Christmas Wrapping" by the Waitresses 
Transition Music: "Winter Song" by Sara Bareilles and Ingrid Michaelson
Slam Poem: "The Holidays" by Meta

Also including sound clips from the classic holiday films, "Elf," "Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer," "Frosty the Snowman," and "A Charlie Brown Christmas." 

If you are interested in purchasing a Memory Bear for someone in your life, you can find Mary Mac's Facebook Business page here.

To reach out to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, you can navigate to their website here. You can also reach them via email by contacting info@nami.org. You can also contact their hotline between the hours of 10am-6pm EST by dialing 1-800-950-6264.

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