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Division 17 – The Society of Counseling Psychology

There are many bridges between counseling psychology and the aims of my own work.  Specifically, I believe my professional activities overlap with the mission of SCP: “to connect, to collaborate, and to coordinate efforts toward creating a more just and equitable...

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Climate anxiety is on the rise, as a younger generation confronts inheriting a much hotter world, says Dr. Kelsey Hudson.
“Many young people are experiencing grief and frustration and anxiety and elements of betrayal by adults and other generations.”
https://www.npr.org/2022/11/17/1137156134/kids-youth-coping-climate-change

1 in 9 Cases of depression could potentially be prevented if all adults did just 150 minutes of physical activity per week! Check out this quick read #depression #healthpsych #mentalhealth https://www.apa.org/monitor/2022/11/defeating-depression-naturally

Over 75% of U.S. adults say the future of the country is a significant source of stress, according to our latest Stress in America survey. @drvailewright says taking breaks from the "information saturation" of social media and 24/7 push alerts can help. https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2022-election/spiral-violence-fear-creating-angst-many-voters-ahead-midterm-election-rcna55740

"Limited light exposure during the day or being exposed to high levels of light at night may be linked with certain mental health conditions."

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2345327-light-exposure-may-be-linked-to-several-mental-health-conditions/

Native American Heritage Month is an opportunity to focus on a gap in mental health care.

@MentalHealthAm states that “native/indigenous people in America report experiencing serious psychological distress 2.5 times more than the general population...” https://www.mhanational.org/issues/native-and-indigenous-communities-and-mental-health

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