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We’ll Help You Stay in the Game!

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Life is a contact sport – and as temps rise outside, so do the number of activity-related injuries we see in both Urgent and Primary Care. From weekend warriors to young athletes, during the warmer months, we treat significantly more lacerations, pulled muscles, sprains, strains, and joint injuries. If you are looking forward to being […]

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

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1 in 5 Americans will experience a mental illness in a given year. Mental health conditions impact 1 in 5 U.S. adults each year, yet many feel alone in their experiences because it isn’t openly talked about. We believe discussing mental health conditions in day-to-day life or conversations between coworkers or friends can help raise […]

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#melanomamonday

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See something NEW, CHANGING, or UNUSUAL? Visit Exemplar Care, if you see any suspicious changes with your skin. #melanomamonday The Number One Sign of Melanoma Unfortunately, an estimated 197,700  new cases of melanoma will be diagnosed in the U.S. in 2022., 50% of these will be invasive. Catching skin cancer early is the key to […]

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Part 1: Combatting The Stigma Around Mental Illness 

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According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. have a mental health problem, and 24.7 % of those with mental illnesses have unmet treatment needs. Something that affects your thinking, feeling or mood is referred to as a mental health condition. It presents differently in different people, […]

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Part 2: Overcoming The Stigma Of Mental Illness

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When someone has an unfavorable opinion of you because you have a characteristic or personal attribute that is seen to be, or actually is a disadvantage, this is known as a stigma. Negative attitudes and views against people with mental illnesses are unfortunately frequent. Stigmas can also lead to discrimination. Some of the harmful effects […]

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Part 3: Talking about Mental Health

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Diagnosing a mental health condition is an important first step, as well as outlining preferences and goals. There is no one-size-fits-all treatment, but a combination of therapy, medication, and self-care make recovery a reality for most people experiencing mental illness.   One important way to help people take the first step in addressing their mental health […]

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Part 4: Three Tips to Support Someone with a Mental Illness 

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May has been used across the world as Mental Health Awareness Month since 1949. Each year, Mental Health America chooses a theme. The theme for 2022 is Back to Basics which focuses on teaching people the fundamentals of mental health. The COVID-19 pandemic impacted everyone. The Kaiser Family Foundation found that during the pandemic, 4 […]

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Part 5: Four Steps to Support Mental Health in the Workplace

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May is observed as Mental Health Awareness Month, yet mental health is essential year-round.  How you think, feel and act can change over time due to workload, stress, and work-life balance, and all can impact your mental health. Although the COVID pandemic has been difficult, its mental toll has allowed for increased transparency and empathy […]

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3 Simple Tips To Living a Healthy Lifestyle

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Living a healthy and balanced lifestyle can seem daunting when taking care of our families and career. However, living healthy doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. It’s just about choosing a few alternatives every day. Here are three easy ways that anyone can start doing right now to improve their health.  1. Drink More […]

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Stress isn’t always bad, know your triggers

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Since 1992, April has been recognized as Stress Awareness Month.  Stress is a natural feeling of not being able to cope with specific demands and events. However, stress can become a chronic condition if a person does not take steps to manage it. What are Americans saying about stress in 2022? We all experience stress, […]

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