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The Self-Care – Community Care Connection Posted on Dec 18

The Self-Care – Community Care Connection

 Posted by Alison T. Brill, MPH, Community Suicide Prevention Coordinator at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health “If we are going to survive, we must build communities of caring and connection.”- Cecile Andrews Self-care – the act of valuing and maintaining our emotional and physical health – is   …Continue Reading The Self-Care – Community Care Connection

Gooooo, team! Posted on May 3

Gooooo, team!

 Posted by Alison T. Brill, MPH, Community Suicide Prevention Coordinator at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Growing up, I was always running around. Sitting still was never my forte (and it still isn’t). I found a productive way to channel my energy into sports, playing basketball, softball   …Continue Reading Gooooo, team!

Got Networks? The Power of Relationships Posted on Feb 1

Got Networks? The Power of Relationships

 Posted by Alison T. Brill, MPH, Community Suicide Prevention Coordinator at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The Beatles were right: we do indeed get by with a little help from our friends. Strong personal relationships and feeling connected to community aren’t just nice ideas – they have   …Continue Reading Got Networks? The Power of Relationships