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“Thanksgiving”: Learning Native Indigenous History

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Survivor of Suicide: Ally’s Story

CT STAY STRONG

CT STAY STRONG (Updated) for Young Adults

Transgender Awareness Week pic

It’s Transgender Awareness Week!

Intimate Partner Violence (IPV): How it Effects Children

Receiving & Accepting New Diagnoses 

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Voting on November 8th, General Election

restorative justice

Restorative Justice: “fighting for a circle, not a courtroom”

Sometimes we grieve what we lost through the diagnosis...we grieve the life we never had because of the condition(s) that we had to walk through.

Learning How To Live Again

sad

What Do We Do When We’re Sad?

I’m Autistic & Misdiagnosed with ADHD

Happy Halloween 2022

Hello From Maria!

New Job Update

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2022 Trauma & Recovery Conference: CT Women’s Consortium

National Pumpkin Day

What If I Runaway To Mars?

My Biggest Insecurity: My Lazy Eye

To You From Dez :)

Taking A Trip To Run Away From My Problems

Another Mountain Attempt

Sharing My Poem “Enough”

National Stop Bullying Day

Reasons I Hate Going Out In Public

World Mental Health Day

Getting Outside

Having A Panic Attack On A 9,000 FT Mountain

What It’s Like Having COVID When You Have Really Bad Anxiety

Welcome Dez!

The End of a Chapter

Nature Is Where You Feel Whole…

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Working In Education: How I Feel About Back To School

To The Friends I’ve Grown Apart From…

Bisexual Visibility Is Important Too!

My Favorite Shows To Binge-Watch

Alternatives To Suicide Group

Baking It Perfect: National Baker’s Day

TurningPointCT Flyers

National Singles Day 2022

National Coloring Day: It’s Actually Good For You!

positive thinking

Positive Thinking Makes A Difference

Encouragement Matters: You Can Do It!

Advice For High School & College Students!

Who Are Your Role Models?

Fairfield Candlelight Vigil For Overdose Awareness Day 2022

Ginger Cat Appreciation Day Post

Perfect is An Illusion

What Is 988 For?

Ginger Cat Appreciation Day

Recovery Month 2022

Making New Adult Friends

International Overdose Awareness Day 2022

Three Things You Need To Know

Burnout

We All Have Two Lives…

What Happens When I Chat 988?

National Black Cat Appreciation Day

Turning Point CT Reads Mean Comments

National Relaxation Day

Saying Goodbye To My First Pet

Pete Davidson in Trauma Therapy

National Middle Child Day

National Spoil Your Dog Day

My Favorite Quote!

I learned how to be a Recovery Coach

International Cat Day 2022

Never Apologize For How You Feel

5 Ways To Practice Self-Care

Make Sure You Stay Grounded

Our Go-To Coping Skills

What We Love About TurningPointCT.org

Hanging Out At A CT Cat Cafe For International Cat Day!

Happiness Happens, So Smile!

back to school

Back To School Self-Care

What Makes You Glad You’re Alive?

What Happens When You Call 988?

Dealing With Scary Anxiety Symptoms

Maternal Mental Health

A Friendly Reminder

Dealing With Burnout

Life Is Like A Camera

Sometimes What Didn’t Work Out…

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Let Go Of The Life You’ve Planned…

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

How My Dog Helps Me

My College Experience

Taking My Power Back

A Reminder

Positive Directions Picnic!

You Are Not Your Mistakes

Adventuring West: My Trip to Wyoming

Happiness Is…

One Day…

Stay Active In The Summer!

Getting Real About My Eating Disorder Recovery

The Overturning of Roe V Wade

Keep Going

you cannot change the people around you.

You Can’t Change The People Around You

A Part of Healing

Let This One Sink In…

Just A Quick Reminder…

Pride Month 2022

Finances

Cravings

Your Body Is A Summer Body

Healing Is…

Summer Self-Care Matters Too!

You Live Most of Your Life Inside Your Head…

One Thing I’ve Learned About Life…

Social Media and Its Effects On Mental Health

You Have A Great Life In Front of You

Supporting Your LGBTQIA+ Friends During Pride Month

Men’s Health Week

Financial Hardships

Things That Will Help Bring You Peace

Harm Reduction: A Peer Perspective

PTSD Awareness Month: PTSD and Me

She Survived

Prom After the Pandemic

Self-Love

National Hug Your Cat Day

Mental Health Books To Check Out

shoutout to everybody out there making progress.

Shoutout To Everyone Making Progress

How I Feel About My 25th Birthday

Pride Month Feels A Little Different This Year

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You Are Enough

The Problem Seems To Have Resolved Itself

generational curses

Generational Trauma

Friendships

Provincetown Made Me Feel Safe

Celebrating AAPIH Month As Someone Who’s A Quarter Filipino

Better Sleep Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

How I’ve Been Practicing Social Self-Care

How Reading Has Helped Me With My Mental Health

The Increase in Teenage Mental Illness Needs to be Talked About

Self-Care Practices You Should Be Practicing

One Day You’re Going To Meet The Happiest Version Of Yourself…

Therell Shares His Poem “Outcast”

Women’s Health Week: Why It’s Important To Take Care of Your Physical Health

Prevention: What I Wish I Had as a Recovering Addict.

Trauma and Women’s Health

Things That Are Actually Self-Care But Seem Rude

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: My Everyday Battle

My Asian American And Pacific Islander Heritage

May The 4th Be With You

Adventuring Alone

Always Remember…

the truth is...healing doesn't mean the damage never existed

Healing Doesn’t Mean The Damage Never Existed

i'm proud of you

I’m Proud of You

Stress Awareness Month

You Deserve To Be Happy

IEP Meetings

National Humor Month: How Humor Helps Your Mental Health

Impractical Jokers: One of My Favorite Shows

You Don’t Always Need A Plan…

therell poetry

Therell Shares His Poem “Remember Me”

Autism: Music, Art & Equine Therapy

My Sexual Assault Story

UConn Avery Point Fresh Check Day 2022

My Poetry Saved Me

Some Days Are Really, Really Hard

Move At The Pace of Nature

Slow Down, You’re Doing Fine…

Capital Community College Fresh Check Day 2022

Things That Have Helped Me In My Eating Disorder Recovery

7 Year Anniversary of Being Vegan

Take A Second To Realize How Far You’ve Come…

Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2022

Autism Awareness: Inclusion Matters!

therapist.

Being A Young Licensed Professional Counselor

sunset on the thames river.

You Are Not Your Past…

Will Smith vs Chris Rock

Appreciate Where You Are In Your Journey…

Puppy Update

tree tops.

Where Do You Feel Completely Free?

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Finding Peace

waterfall.

Better Days Are Coming

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Mainstream Sellout

Getting Out In Nature Is My Self-Care

balloons that write 25.

Thoughts On My Upcoming 25th Birthday

Therell is sad.

Things That Uplift Me When I’m Feeling Down

ignoring my responsibilities.

Ignoring My Responsibilities

Learning To Put Myself First

Your Expectations Of Me…

Living With Seasonal Depression

When I Flip Out Over Nothing

International Day Of Happiness

What Makes You Happy?

Social Anxiety

brain injury scan.

Brain Injury Awareness Month

Turning Red Is Full Of Important Life Lessons

Rock Your Socks Off For World Down Syndrome Day!

girl looking concerned.

When Someone Tells You Your Mental Illness Is Your Fault

How Trauma Has Changed My Life

Things That Did Not Help My Mental Health

Resolves We Should All Have This Year

My Thoughts on Trauma

Trip to Vermont For My Mental Health

working from home.

Working From Home Podcast

Self-Harming Shouldn’t Be Treated Like A Joke

Benefits of Peer Support

Unhealthy Coping Mechanism: Smoking

Life Is Too Short To Worry About The Stupid Things…

Self-Care Plan: How To Create Your Own!

Healing Is Rough Sometimes

Kids Are Talking: Mental Health in the Mirror

My Race Isn’t For You To Decide

One Of The Most Important Quotes I’ve Ever Heard…

Walk Away From Anything That Gives You Bad Vibes…

Being Mixed But White-Presenting

When You’re Just Trying To Have A Good Day

Crazy Plant Lady: A Day In The Leaf

Eating Disorders

How Life Feels Is More Important Than How It Looks

Recovery Travels: Austin, Texas

Getting Unwanted Advice

Things I Keep In The House To Make Sure I Eat

Paid Opportunity For Young Adults!

Music Therapy

Combating My Depression With Starbucks

eating disorder awareness week

Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2022

When You Stop Chasing The Wrong Things…

Strength-Based Approach to Substance Use Prevention, Youth Panel with Dr. Ijeoma Opara

kailey working at night.

You Might Be Mentally Ill If…

Avatar: The Last Airbender – Uncle Iroh’s Best Advice

girl laying in bed.

When I Tell My Depression We Have To Get Up

Black History Month: Growing Up Black In A White Town

Anxiety Stuff

serena butterfly effect

Women Empowerment Interview Series: Kailey from TurningPointCT

sensational

When You Don’t Feel Depressed For The First Time In Weeks

discrimination

Experiences of Racism

Asking My Anxiety The Real Questions

Anxiety: I Am Scared of Everything

Being A New Dog Owner

Adulting

When You Try To Open Up About Your Mental Health But You Get Shut Down

Spiritual Abuse Awareness Month Pt. 2

When Someone Tells Me I Don’t Have Anxiety

Annoying Anxiety

Anxiety and Forgetfulness

Mental Health Stigmas – TurningPointCT with Kids Are Talking

Getting Overstimulated In Public

Taking On Too Much Responsibility

What I Want More Of This Year

Calming Sound of Running Stream

Isabela And Her Struggle With Being Perfect

Things I Wish People Knew About Mental Health

The Stress of Having A New Puppy

Things We Wish People Knew About Mental Health

Don’t Be Ridiculous

Living With Tourette Syndrome

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How Traveling Changed My Life Forever

Living With Health Anxiety

Becoming An Auntie

Why Mirabel Madrigal Is My New Role Model

Ron Swanson Quotes To Live By

Why Good Time Management Skills Matter

I Wish I Could Be Chill

hell

Spiritual Abuse Awareness Month Pt. 1

When Someone Tries To Give Me Unsolicited Advice About My Mental Health

High Functioning Anxiety

It’s Not Your Job To Fix Other People’s Problems

My Newfound Fear of The Cold

12 More Times “BoJack Horseman” Got Real About Mental Health

I Have Anxiety

Machine Gun Kelly Songs That Helped Me Through One Of The Worst Depressions Of My Life

FREE Apps To Help Young People With Mental Wellness

I Gotta Put Me First

Grieving Celebrity Deaths

When Someone Says “But You Didn’t Seem Anxious!”

Ally’s #10YearChallenge

Cleaning My Stupid House After My Stupid Depressive Episode

Don’t Live The Same Year 75 Times…

Kailey’s #TenYearChallenge: From Insecure to Confident

12 Times The Netflix Show “BoJack Horseman” Got Real About Mental Health

We Need Snow Days, Not Remote Learning Days

Ally’s Back to Blogging

Encanto’s Luisa Pays Homage To Older Sisters

vision board podcast

Vision Boards

Panicking For Seemingly No Reason

Twenty One Pilots Lyrics That Just Speak To My Soul

Interesting Reaction TikTok

2022: Off To A Rough Start

In 2022, You’re Better Off…

Don’t Be Someone’s Sometimes

2021 Reflections From The TurningPointCT Team

Things I Learned in 2021

My Holidays and COVID

How COVID Has Changed Our Holidays Yet Again

Being A December Baby

2021 Winter Holidays & New Years Podcast

Self-Care During & After The Holidays

When Someone Tells Me “Just Choose Happiness!!”

Having A Split Holiday

My First Christmas Away From My Childhood Home

Unrealistic Christmas List TikTok

Recovery Story Series: Kailey

My Journey With Writing Songs

How I Went From Inmate to Business Owner

Quotes About Grief

Social Anxiety TikTok

Quotes About Change

A Little Consideration, A Little Thought…

Kailey Shares What She Struggled With In High School

Staples High School Teen Awareness Group – Things They Wish Parents Knew

Staples High School Teen Awareness Group – Advice For Incoming Freshmen

Hard Truths I’ve Learned During My Healing

Positive Self-Love Affirmations

Social Media and Diet Culture

Do not confuse my bad days as a sign of weakness…

The Stress of Being A Young, Anxious Pet Owner

Practicing Gratitude Everyday

Emotional Pain: An Experience

What Self Care Means to Me

Recovery Story Series: Ally

TurningPointCT Team Shares What They’re Thankful For This Thanksgiving

Why Thanksgiving is My Favorite Holiday

Cara’s Adoption Story

Funny Anxiety TikTok

Thanksgiving: Not My Favorite

Why Dating Yourself Matters

Inclusive Mental & Behavioral Health Resources

Seasonal Depression

Never Stop Being A Good Person…

Seasonal Depression

Trans Lifeline

Going To College… Again.

TurningPointMoment: Kailey’s Oregon Trip

Quotes I Really Needed To Hear When I Was Struggling

social anxiety

My Experience With Social Anxiety

Why Teaching Kindness Matters

Interview With Robyn About Life With ADHD

My Depression Vs. My Anxiety

Reminding Yourself That You Are Enough

Things I Hate Hearing as Someone Who’s Transgender

Forgiveness

Nadia’s Adoption Story

College Prep: My Experience so Far

The Experience of Pregnancy and Completing College With An Infant

Becoming ‘The Older Sister’ At 15

The Struggle Before Getting To My New Major

If you get tired…

My Brother, My Rock

Why Saying No Is Okay

Kids Are Talking – Get Involved!

Avoiding Something Is Easy

When Seasonal Depression Hits

Take A Hike With Project Coordinator Kailey

The First Time I Got Misgendered

4 Years

Practicing Self-Love On A Bad Day

Recovery Story Series: Dominique

Who Makes You Happy?

Make A Pizza With Me!

Wanderlust

Welcome To The Transicle Stand

When In Doubt, Paint Your Nails

Release Yourself

Interview With Music Artist Felly

Coming Out As Pansexual

Things I’m Tired of Hearing As Someone With Mental Illnesses

And The Baker’s Gonna Bake, Bake, Bake!

Mental Health Stigmas: A Pressing Issue

Recovery Story Series: Marco

Looking Back On My High School Years

A Strong Person And A Waterfall Always Carve Their Own Path

Happy National Coming Out Day!

Elevate Health and Wellness Virtual Teen Support Group

There are far better things ahead…

I’m The Proud Sister of A Transgender Teen

How To Make A Mental Health Crisis Box

Ella’s Distraction Tool

Break The Stigma

Mental Health Books

Talking To Your Inner Child

Every Day, A Million Miracles Begin At Sunrise

And That’s On Recovery

Easy Ways To Practice Self-Care

Taking Some Time To Decompress With Music

Pep Talk

Unhealed Trauma

life with adhd

My Life With ADHD

Funny Mental Health TikTok

Taking A Walk To Decompress

Things I’ve Learned On My Recovery Journey Part 1

Whatever You’re Struggling With Will Pass

It’s Okay To…

Music As A Coping Skill

Take A Moment To Breathe…

Calming Walk With TurningPointCT

2021 Winter Holiday Card Contest

Youth Event Planning Opportunity – YouthRecoveryCT

Bullying Isn’t Cool

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Meet Our Social Media Assistant!

Your Existence Is Not A Burden…

Calming Sounds Of The Water

Reflections – Surviving Crippling Depression

TurningPointCT.org Walkthrough

Why Having A Good Therapist Is Important

Back To School Podcast

How COVID-19 Has Affected My Life As A High School Student

My Trip To Oregon

TurningPointCT Hosts CCAR Recovery Coach Academy

Face Masks For Self-Care

“If It Costs You Your Peace, It’s Too Expensive”

How My Brothers Saved Me

Why I Chose To Be Sober

nature benefits

Mental Health Benefits of Nature

Take A Break With TurningPointCT

Meet Our New Project Assistant!

kailey with dog in bed

Benefits of Pets On My Recovery Journey

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month Podcast

dominique with her siblings

It’s Okay To Ask For Help!

How To Help A Friend Who’s Struggling

Recovery Story Series: Michael S.

Ally Reflects On Overdose Awareness Day 2021

Reaction to “The Wisdom of Trauma” Documentary

My Struggle With Anorexia and Disordered Eating

International Overdose Awareness Day Events in Connecticut

The Turning Point CT Team Shares Their Favorite Quotes

Reflecting On Simone Biles Pulling Out Of The Olympics For Mental Health

Celebrate Recovery – Young Adult Block Party

LIVE WEBINAR PANEL: Mental Health & Substance Use Recovery Stories

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Join Our Discord!

How Photography Has Helped Me In My Recovery

Vote for the Youth Business Initiative to win the State Farm Neighborhood Assist $250,000 Grant in Norwalk, CT!

Overdose Awareness Month

Finding the Right Mental Health Care Team

Moving In With A Significant Other

How To Make A Positivity Jar

How To Make Your Own Positivity Jar!

JOB OPENINGS AT TURNINGPOINTCT.ORG

Reflecting On The 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic

journaling for mental health

Journaling for Mental Health

Kids in Crisis

Kids in Crisis

Dissociation: Common Trauma Response

Marijuana Legalization in Connecticut

How Music Has Helped Me In My Recovery

Vacation – Worth The Stress

What is Sensory Overload?

Summer Leadership Program | Make The Road CT

Remembering Amy

Fairfield Cares Youth Coalition Debunk Myths about Substance Use: Peer to Peer Prevention

We Went Live on FB: What’s new with Fall 2020 Intern Serena & TurningPointCT

What is High Functioning Anxiety?

Register For Our Virtual Book Club!

Check out the second issue of “The TurningPointCT Collection”!

Gaslighting

portrait of kailey

Q&A with Kailey About Growing Through The Pandemic

First Pride Month

Connect with Ally: Free Peer Support

Emotional Wound Care Guide

What is Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

The Long Journey to My New Major

National Mental Health Action Day

My First Panic Attack

Struggling During The Pandemic

How Mental Illness Is Portrayed In The Media

“Learning to Cope When Things Get Tough”

TurningPointCT Virtual Book Club

sweet potato serotonin boost

Growing a Sweet Potato Plant: Easy Serotonin Boost!

taking an afternoon break

#TurningPointMoment: Taking an Afternoon Break

cold weather self care

Cold Weather Self-Care

Hunt for Happiness week

Hunt for Happiness Week

Alex reflecting on transitioning to normal

Transitioning to Normal When Things Aren’t Normal

favorite things while sad

A Few of My Favorite Things When I’m Feeling Sad

study break tips

Study Break Tips

activities to do when stressed

Calming Activities For When You’re Feeling Stressed

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The Benefits of Being Outside

turning point ct generalized anixety podcast

Generalized Anxiety

turning point ct join rise be podcast

Spotlight Feature: Join Rise Be

growing through it text

Spring 2021 Issue of “The TurningPointCT Collection”

COVID Vaccine

CRACKING THE “BUSY WORK” CODE: A WEST HARTFORD HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT INVESTIGATES

FREE “Write On!” Class! Applications due by 2/26!

Come and Hang at the 2/9 Teen Social

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CT STAY STRONG

How are You practicing Self Care?

Online and Virtual Opportunities

Have You Seen Our Newsletter Yet?

Stay Strong, High School Seniors!

Holidays with COVID

New Year, Same Me

End of Year Reflections

Job Opening: Social Media Assistant

Peer Drop-In Holiday Hours

THE FALL 2O2O SEMESTER: A COLLEGE STUDENT’S STORY OF RESILIENCE

SEASONAL DEPRESSION SELF-CARE GUIDE (AND INCIDENTAL PLANT CARE GUIDE)

John’s Story of Coming to Terms with OCD During the Holidays

Taking a few Steps Back

body image struggles podcast

Body Image Struggles