Mental Health

Written by: Felicia George from Set Free Monterey Bay, a partner organization.  I’m a mom of four and a human trafficking awareness and safety educator. My kiddos span the spectrum of tween to young adult. Raising kids now is not what I remember from childhood. We’re living in a rapidly changing society that seems to have technology at its center. […]
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On average, adults spend close to 8 hours a day on the internet [1]. Teens, ages 13-18, spend an average of 9 hours on media each day [2]. That’s research from a 2015 survey, imagine how much those averages have gone up in the last eight years!  If we are spending excessive amounts of time on social media, how do […]
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Mental health isn’t talked about enough. It isn’t prioritized enough. Most don’t even fully understand what mental health is. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Mental health is our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy […]
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