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Monthly Archives: January 2016

People with Mental Illness Aren’t Defined by their Diagnosis

Words can have a surprising effect, and according to a recent Ohio State study, they should be chosen carefully when it comes to people with mental illness. The researchers found that when it comes to how others view people with

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Member Spotlight – Kathy Lavallée

For Kathy Lavallée, Vail Place is a “family affair” in more ways than one! Before becoming a member, Kathy Lavallée attended weekly meetings sponsored by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) at Vail Place. At each meeting, the co-facilitator Greg

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Mental Health and Millennials

Millennials – the youngest generation currently in the workforce, or in college preparing to enter the workforce – are considered to be incredibly driven, responsible, dedicated and resilient. But even though they may not let it show, millennials face a

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