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How to Maintain Mental Health: Searched more on Google in 2021

Have you been experiencing anxiety, stress, depression or other challenges to your mental health during the COVID-19 Pandemic? You are not alone! According to Google Year in Search 2021, the term “how to maintain mental health” was searched more than ever before It’s no wonder. As we continue to experience the loss of normal ways of…

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Resources for Disabled Workers

Did you know there are over 8 million disabled workers in the United States? Adults experiencing disabilities can face more challenges than other workers, such as discrimination and a lack of reasonable accommodations in their work place. Fortunately, there are legal protections and other resources available to disabled workers. In the link below, you’ll find a number…

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: For Self-Care!

It’s mid-December and the Holiday Season is well underway. Even if you love this time of year, you might be feeling stressed, sad, or surprisingly humbug! No matter how you feel—don’t underestimate the impact of another holiday during the COVID-19 Pandemic. A poll conducted by the American Psychological Association found that nearly a quarter of Americans…

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The Benefits of Making Art and Participatory Art

You don’t have to be an artist to make art. You don’t have to be an artist to experience the benefits of making art, such as a decrease in the stress hormone, Cortisol. In fact, there’s evidence that Participatory Art like Art in Recovery and Intuitive Art at TACID, can aid in the wellness and…

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ABLE Accounts

If you have a disability that began before you turned 26, you may be eligible for an ABLE Account. The ABLE Act was approved in 2014 to help people with disabilities save money in a “tax-favored” account. Money saved in ABLE accounts can be used to pay for expenses that help to maintain your health,…

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Mental Health Awareness: Preventing Stigma and Self Stigma

Mental Health Stigma and Self Stigma The video in this post was produced by Disability Rights Washington before COVID-19, but it’s message still applies! At the time, 1 in 5 people were living with a mental health disability. Fast forward to 2020—half of adults said that worry or stress related to the Pandemic had a…

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WeThe15 Campaign

In August, a group of international organizations launched WeThe15, a global disability rights campaign. WeThe15’s primary aim is to improve inclusion for 1.2 billion people who are living with disabilities—15% of all the people in the world. It’s a big campaign with ambitious goals and objectives! WeThe15 Objectives Put persons with disabilities at the heart…

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TACID Blog

COVID-19 has amplified challenges persistently faced by people experiencing disabilities in the US.

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