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Returning to school amid ongoing COVID-19 concerns

It’s almost time for a new school year to begin, and there’s still a great deal of uncertainty related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Parents are paying close attention to guidance from their school district on masks, social distancing and other precautions to reduce the

Ask Dr. Lowenstein: When should I consider therapy?

One in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year. It’s good to know that mental health treatment is available, making recovery a reality for most of these individuals. Unfortunately, taking the initial steps to seek treatment can be confusing, difficult and even daunting for

Embarking on a New Career after Your Divorce

Recovering from a divorce can be emotionally and financially challenging. On the other hand, it can also open the door to great opportunities. For some, life after divorce is a time for self-discovery and pursuing passions that may have been sidelined during the marriage. Whether

How Divorce Affects Adult Children

And how to lessen the impact When a couple with young children decides to divorce, naturally they will be concerned about how the decision affects their kids. Children in their developmental years are not only dependent on their parents, but they are also impressionable. It’s

Ask Dr. Lowenstein: Is it stress or anxiety, and is there a difference?

Stress is defined as a feeling of being overwhelmed or unable to cope with mental or emotional pressure, according to the Mental Health Foundation. It’s the body’s response to certain life situations, something external such as an argument with your spouse, too many deadlines at

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