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Barriers To Mental Healthcare In BIPOC Communities

BIPOC (Black Indigenous and People Of Color) communities often encounter barriers when seeking access to mental healthcare. Due to systematic racism, discrimination, and lack of culturally competent health care providers, many BIPOC individuals may be reluctant to seek help. Economic inequality limits financial resources, making mental health services inaccessible. With a shortage of mental health care providers that understand the unique challenges BIPOC individuals face, effective treatment and quality mental

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How Other Countries Deal With Mental Health

Mental Health impacts everyone regardless of distance. Different cultures, communities and countries all have different ways of dealing with mental health issues. Some cultures have sacred chants, practices and meditations they use to deal with mental health issues, while others may use forms of exercise, guidance from spiritual leaders and medicines. Regardless of location, mental health is something we should all keep in mind.  For this discussion we will highlight

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A Healthy Childhood and Lifelong Health

“Early experience literally is built into our bodies, for better or for worse.” ~InBrief: The Foundations of Lifelong Health A childs childhood experiences profoundly impact their lifelong health in many ways. Positive experiences such as secure attachments, nurturing relationships, and a healthy and supportive environment lay the base for healthy development and resilience in life. Unhealthy and traumatic environments can have a lifelong negative impact on an individual in later

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What is Menthol

Menthol is a naturally found compound, it’s found in plants of the mint family (Lamiaceae), scientific name Mentha. It is used widely in consumer products such as cough drops, cigarettes, flavored cigars and topical creams, due to its cooling and soothing qualities. Menthol can provide a refreshing sensation from ailments like coughing, congestion, and sore throat, its impact on health is an ongoing study and debate. Some studies have shown

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