Mental Health

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Coping with Stress During a Crisis

March 15, 2019
Is your family trying to cope with the added challenges brought on by Mother Nature this week? This article offers tips for helping your family cope, based on UNL research with more than 24,000 families. Stay Strong! Stay Resilient!

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5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Physical and Mental Wellness

March 4, 2019
Just as you develop habits to keep yourself physically healthy, you can develop habits that improve your mental wellness. Try these simple steps or seek out the resources listed here.

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Trained volunteers in a Local Outreach to Suicide Survivor’s (LOSS) Team are available throughout the state to help those who have lost a loved one to suicide.

Local Teams Help Family, Friends Cope After a Suicide

February 22, 2019
The unexpected death of a loved one to suicide is an intensely traumatic event. If you're facing this loss, trained volunteers serving on Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors (LOSS) Teams are available to aid your recovery.

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Staying Connected During Tough Times — Resources for Nebraska Farmers, Ranchers, and Their Families

February 12, 2019
These Nebraska resources can help you weather the storm, whether you're facing financial, emotional or family challenges. If you're feeling stressed, these resources can offer information and aid.

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Recognizing the Signs of Suicide and How You Can Help

February 5, 2019
Suicide is preventable and prevention begins with knowing what signs to look for and how to help. This story outlines the common signs of chronic stress and when someone is considering suicide as well as steps you can take to help them.

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