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Updated: April 2, 2024

Four Basic Routines for Children’s Well-being (EBR-53)

Children's mental and behavioral health is affected by the quality and regularity of their daily routines. This fact sheet addresses four simple routines that families can incorporate into their lives to support their children's mental health. Author: Alexander E. Chan, Ph.D., LCMFT; Title: Four Basic Routines for Children’s Well-being (EBR-53).
Updated: November 20, 2023

Legalized Recreational Marijuana Use in Maryland (FS-2023-0670)

This publication provides an overview of marijuana (cannabis) and its effects on the body and overall health. The article also discusses contamination issues and provides resources for further research. Authors: Nili Lang, Emma Kniola, and Alexander Chan; Title: Legalized Recreational Marijuana Use in Maryland (FS-2023-0670)
Updated: January 19, 2023

Stigma Pollutes Our Thinking (FS-2022-0634)

This fact sheet provides tips on how readers can recognize and overcome internalized stigma related to seeking mental health care. Author's: Alexander Chan, Ph.D., LCMFT and Alicia Luckstead, Ph.D.; Title: Stigma Pollutes Our Thinking (FS-2022-0639)
Updated: August 18, 2022

Protecting Your Mental and Emotional Health From Coronavirus (EBR-54)

During a pandemic, empower yourself and help remove the stigma related to mental and emotional health needs through education. Author: Amy Rhodes; Title: Protecting Your Mental and Emotional Health From Coronavirus (EBR-54)
Updated: July 27, 2022

Managing Anger (FS-1152)

This fact sheet explores anger related to the COVID-19 pandemic. It also provides strategies that readers can use to manage anger alone and in relation to others. Author: Alexandar E. Chan, Ph.d., LMFT; Title: Managing Anger (FS-1152)
Updated: January 12, 2021

A Mindfulness-based Approach in Reducing Stress

Stress is a universal phenomenon. It is crucial for the human existence as it helps us prepare for the challenges and threats of daily life. However, chronic exposure to stress can deeply impact our health and wellbeing. Hence it is important to manage daily stresses. Mindfulness is one of the key practices that can help reduce daily stresses and create a more positive impact on our wellbeing. This publication is the second publication of the series. Stress Management and Mindfulness. It illustrates the fundamentals of mindfulness practice and its impact on stress and overall health. It also, recommends several resources and simple activities that can be used to be more mindful in everyday life.