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Jenn Wright photo collage
As though she were on autopilot, Jenn Wright drove to her favorite park, trying to find solace in nature. That day, the struggles were too great. Dark thoughts started to seep in. “I was so sad and lonely and felt like there was nobody who cared ,” she says. Jenn...
Financial Literacy
It’s never too late to educate yourself on how you can improve your financial future. Our Financial Resource Center created a comprehensive list full of advice and education on how you can make the most of your money and set yourself up for financial success. Whether you’re in debt, need...
Woman looking concerned on couch
Sunday afternoon rolls around, and you start to feel a sense of dread. There are less than 24 hours separating you and the start of the work week, and even though you can’t stop time, you probably wish you could. Many categorize those feelings as the “ Sunday scaries .”...
Man stressed at work
The average person will spend 90,000 hours at work over their lifetime. That is equivalent to 11,250 8-hour workdays. It’s safe to say that your job and workplace can have a considerable impact on your mental health and quality of life. 2020 proved to be a stressful year for employees...
Man pouring drink with family
Alcohol or drug use affects everyone around the person who is using the substance. Some research shows there are at least 12 people affected for every 1 person with a substance use disorder (SUD). Families are typically most affected, because of their day-to-day interactions with the person who has the...