Bringing people together and building community

Note: July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. 

Mary Kirkendoll is all about initiating meaningful conversations. 

That’s how she became involved in Minority Mental Health Awareness Picnic in the Park. The event will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at South Park. The event is free and open to the public. 

Mary Kirkendoll

“It’s all about elevating and celebrating

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Beyondvela Presents Students with An Opportunity for

Recent breakthroughs in science and thorough research over the years have demonstrated the numerous physical, mental, and social benefits associated with exercise. For individuals who are passionate about fitness and exercise, the relatively new field of exercise science promises greater fulfillment in this path. With this field of study, fitness/exercise enthusiasts can use their passion to make impact in other

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Shoulder and Elbow Surgery in Rochester – Overview

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Mayo Clinic Shoulder and Elbow Surgery offers focused, specialty care for people with shoulder and elbow conditions, at Mayo Clinic’s campus in

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Finding the American Dream in Canada

This is a festive period for Muslims around the world. One Eid, or Muslim celebration, has just passed, and another is coming up in July. I’ve left strings of starry lights in the tall windows of our family room, where they can be seen twinkling from the street in our neighborhood outside of Toronto. There’s a shadowbox-like window by

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Can Anxiety Cause Chest Pain?

People with anxiety will sometimes talk about having chest pains during a particularly stressful moment or panic attack. But, it’s only natural to wonder: Can anxiety cause chest pain? And how does that work, exactly?

For the record, yes, anxiety can cause chest pain. And, given that anxiety disorders impact 40 million adults in the U.S. each year, this is

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NAMI Raises Awareness for Bebe Moore Campbell National

ARLINGTON, Va., July 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — This July, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) honors Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month — designated in 2008 by the U.S. House of Representatives — by advocating for underserved groups to have early access to quality mental health care.

While mental health conditions can affect anyone regardless

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