Remember those days we would have guest speakers, such as police officers, come to our school and talk about drugs? That’s because it was Red Ribbon Week, a drug prevention awareness week whose primary focus is to educate children on the dangers of drugs. Red Ribbon Week is now a national campaign thanks to one man who wanted to make a difference.
"It’s common knowledge that exercise is great for your physical health, helping you to live longer and have less health issues. But did you know that regular exercise can also have a hugely positive effect on your mental health? Often overlooked, these benefits can help to treat stress, depression, anxiety, PTSD and ADHD. " Max, Join Your Gym
"Stress and anxiety are increasingly common in children and teens. Noticing your child’s behavior and encouraging them to express themselves will make it easier for you both to become aware of problems before they get too big." This is a quote from the article written by Neve Spicer, which is the perfect guide to noticing symptoms of childhood stress and how to cope with them.
We can all agree that the year 2020 has been a rollercoaster no matter which corner of the world you’re from. It can be even harder for those who suffer from a mental illness. However, help is still out there for those who are dealing with mental illnesses, such as substance abuse disorder.