Taking care of our mental health can make a huge difference in our lives. We all deserve the chance to feel well emotionally and to look for help if we need it. This site is dedicated to the many things we can do to mind our minds.

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Help & Resources

Doctors, nurses, counselors and social workers know that mental health is part of our overall wellness. Talking honestly with them is an important step in minding our minds. Support groups, community events and other resources can help too.

MindfulTips

Be proactive! Daily mind “workouts” help us manage stress and anxiety that can build throughout the day. Mind Your Mind with these daily tips that help us find balance when life seems to get off track.

OneVoice

A personal blog by Linda Quon, about her experiences with everyday mental health and wellness. Linda also interviews others in the Central Oregon community for a diverse perspective on how people mind their minds.

BrainScience

Learning how our brains work can help us understand our moods, thoughts, feelings, attitudes, beliefs and behaviors. There are many possible causes of depression, including our brain chemistry, family history, stressful life events, medications and other health problems.

NewsFeature

Lost touch: how a year without hugs affects our mental health (NPR)