National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

National Hospice and Palliative Care Month really can be a time to celebrate. Not to celebrate the pain caused by disease and what it takes from us, but to celebrate the brilliant people who help us to be more human through it all.

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When I Broke the Silence

Content/trigger warning: the following blog discusses domestic violence. Please proceed appropriately.  

If you need immediate assistance, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-7233 

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National Recovery Month

Recovery is difficult. Recovery is rewarding. Recovery is a journey. Recovery is POSSIBLE.
If support is what you need (as someone desiring recovery, in the midst of recovery, or supporting others in recovery), don’t hesitate to reach out today.

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National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

A blog provided by Tamara Payne, a Wichita mother, for National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

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Social Wellness Month

The following blog provides a personalized experience an individual has faced while understanding the significance of social wellness to their overall health and quality of life.

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Men’s Health Month

I am not a healthy person. As we discuss Men’s Health Month, I think it’s important that I start out by saying this because when I was approached to write this blog about men’s health, I thought to myself, “Y’all must be extremely desperate.” Aside from allergies, asthma and elevated triglyceride levels, I’ve avoided a … Read more

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Mental Health Awareness Month-May 2022

Coming into peer support work validated so many things for me. I once heard a peer say, “peer support work made me see that my pain and suffering was not in vain. It was for this reason.” Her statement resonated with me because it depicted what I felt on the inside, only I couldn’t find … Read more

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month – April 2022 Part 4

I want to give a context warning of what will be talked about in this post, so you are able to take care of yourself in the best way possible. During the month of March, our posts will be highlighting the importance of Sexual Assault Awareness month and how we can be effective advocates, organizational leaders, and support systems to survivors. Please take care of yourself as this is heavy content to read about and discuss. If you need immediate support please call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1 (800) 656-4673 (available 24/7).

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Sexual Assualt Awareness Month – April 2022 Part 3

If you are a survivor of sexual assault, abuse, or harassment, an advocate can help you navigate a confusing and potentially retraumatizing system. But finding a good advocate isn’t always as easy as it should be. Advocates for survivors can be found in lots of places: prosecutor’s offices, crisis centers, or other nonprofits. Some advocates … Read more

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month – April 2022 Part 2

I want to give a context warning of what will be talked about in this post, so you are able to take care of yourself in the best way possible. During the month of March, our posts will be highlighting the importance of Sexual Assault Awareness month and how we can be effective advocates, organizational leaders, and support systems to survivors. Please take care of yourself as this is heavy content to read about and discuss. If you need immediate support please call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1 (800) 656-4673 (available 24/7).

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