CHD Blog

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is officially recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month, but CHD believes this topic is far too important to limit the focus to a single month. That’s why we shine a light on mental health every day! Why does this matter? Because mental illness impacts so many. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services […]


New Collaboration Focuses on Mental Health, Emotional Wellness

“When you’re feeling anxious, it’s like there’s a magnifying glass on you,” according to Shorey Raymond, LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor), adjustment counselor for Palmer High School. “What may seem like a small problem to a person feeling normally may be huge to someone dealing with anxiety. But learning skills for responding to stress more […]


April is Stress Awareness Month

As if our lives aren’t stressful enough, April hands us another event to recognize: National Stress Awareness Month!  In researching the topic of stress, I learned that some types of stress are actually good for you, while others can lead to serious health concerns. When you are in a stressful situation, your nervous system springs […]