Navigating the Stormy Waters of the Holidays by 2018 Elkins Park Alum, Jennifer Angelina Petro

Navigating the Stormy Waters of the Holidays by 2018 Elkins Park Alum, Jennifer Angelina Petro

“I give myself permission to step out of the room, to step outside, to go for a little walk, to sit in my car and talk with someone who understands my bipolar disorder and addictions, and/or someone in the LGBTQIA community who gets being trans as well. “

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Sympathizing with Scrooge: Mental Health and the Holidays by Valparaiso Alum Ben Boruff

Sympathizing with Scrooge: Mental Health and the Holidays by Valparaiso Alum Ben Boruff

“Mental health issues should not be romanticized, and my depression is not something I desire. But I appreciate that my awareness of the nuances of mental health allows me to connect more effectively with those who struggle through holiday celebrations.”

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"How to Overcome the Holi-Day Woes" by Bethesda Alum, Rev. Paul Grace-Neal

"How to Overcome the Holi-Day Woes" by Bethesda Alum,  Rev. Paul Grace-Neal

“Well, there is hope.  You are still here. The last time you attempted suicide was unsuccessful.  That is hope. It means the universe still needs you. The universe needs your voice and presence so that no other soul will experience your pain.”

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