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Texas school shooting: How to help kids get through unspeakable horror

Recent events is forcing parents and schools to once again confront how to talk to kids about violence. Experts have told The Times these are complex and sensitive conversations, but also vital — especially for the children of today, who've endured a pandemic. Here are some tips experts have suggested.

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Should Will Smith's Slap Be Condemned More Harshly Than Chris Rock's Words?

The age-old phrase, "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me" is disproven time and time again when I watch the mental health, and subsequently, physical health, of children and adults decline due to verbal abuse or bullying.

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How Washington lawmakers did — and didn’t — boost mental health care this year

New laws around mental health issues were often placed on the back burner during this year’s legislative session, as hot topics like policing and affordable housing demanded legislators’ attention. 

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Where are you most likely to catch COVID? New study highlights high risk locations

It’s well known that certain places and activities carry varying risks of coronavirus exposure, but a new study takes away much of the guesswork, offering clear estimates instead.

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The Pocket Guide to Mental Strength and Fitness

Mental strength and fitness refers to your internal game; it’s the ability to stay in shape for life: To manage your thoughts and emotions in healthy, adaptable ways.

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Much-Needed Everett Mental Health Unit Opens With 24 Beds

Nature photos. A view of the water. Foam doors. Comfortable rocking chairs. Those are a few of the features at Providence Regional Medical Center’s new 24-bed in-patient behavioral health unit that opened Thursday in Everett.

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Compass Health’s New Supportive Housing Facility

On May 21, 2021 Compass Health opened its permanent supportive housing facility as part of the Broadway Campus Redevelopment project. The new supportive housing facility includes 82 units of housing and many other features that will provide a lasting impact on the community.

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