By the School Based Mental Health Team at Mary’s Center
Have you felt more anxious than usual recently? From the pandemic to police violence to the election, this year has thrown us a lot of curveballs that can feel overwhelming.
We all exp...
If you need help now, call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Protecting your mental health and catching signs of depression early is equally as important to your well-being right now a...
The transition from summer vacation back to school is never easy for families, and this year poses new challenges with most schools in the DC region starting off virtually.
Luckily, Mary’s Center expert Rachel Osborn, LICSW, MSW, is here to he...
By Raghad Makhlouf
We are sharing this inspiring story from a Mary’s Center participant in honor of National Mental Health Month in May.
When my husband and I arrived in the U.S. from Syria as asylum seekers in 2017, we...
By Rachel Osborn, LICSW, MSW, Senior Clinical Manager of School Based Mental Health
When a young person has a headache or stomachache, they
typically don’t hesitate to let someone know they are in distress and need
help. Unfortunately, youth a...
Uneasy. Anxious. Fearful. Many of us feel these emotions daily from the
constant updates on COVID-19 cases, unemployment claims, and even deaths. But
what keeps us strong and united are the stories of courage, care, and strength.
Stories from our...
these stressful and challenging times, self-care is essential, and that means
continuing to look after your health.
Mary’s Center has found that
virtual phone or video appointments with our providers are an excellent
alternative to keep...
By: Austyn Holleman, MSW MPH LGSW, Manager of Senior Mental Health Project
This September, Mary’s Center is commemorating Healthy Aging Month by talking about one of the biggest health concerns facing seniors today: loneliness. It may seem su...
The statistics are simply staggering. According to the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every day more than 115 Americans die
after overdosing on opioids. Addiction to opioids —
including prescription painkiller, h...