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Healing From Past Trauma: Leaving Toxicity Behind

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Share Your Treatment Story

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October Themes ’23

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Queers & Peers: A Virtual Peer Support Group for LGBTQ+ High Schoolers in Connecticut

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Autumn Equinox 2023: Finding Balance

Moving Out Update!

Hispanic Heritage Month 2023

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Want to Upload Your Content?


Workshop: Navigating Mental Health Crises w/ Psychosis (9/20/23)


The Accountability Adults Need to Take: Reading Past a Façade

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Marsha P. Johnson: The Queen/Legend

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Breath Body Mind Workshop

your story matters

Young People in Recovery, Your Story Matters

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September Themes ’23


Redefining the Success and Crafting Healthy, Impactful Lasting Goals


International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

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TurningPointCT is Airing On 107.7 FM

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Prioritizing Self-Care


Moths: Cultural Symbolism

August Themes

August Themes ’23

Moving Into A New Chapter

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After Domestic Violence: Relationships & Breaking Cycles


7 Ways to Overcome Caring About What Others Think


Life After Graduation

minority mental health

National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month: The System

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Renewed Hobbies

acts of kindness

10 Simple Acts of Kindness You Can Do Today

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July Themes ’23


From Plate to Mind: How Sharing a Meal Can Boost Your Mental Health


Neurodiversity & Autistic Pride Day


Unleashing Your Potential: How Focusing on Solutions, Not Problems, Transforms Your Communication

trans issues

Trans Issues: Birth Certificate Rant

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June Themes ’23

inner critic

Overcome Your Inner Critic: The Ultimate Guide to Silencing Voices of Doubt and Unlocking Your Full Potential

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Mental Health, Goals, and an Adventurous Little Finch

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Free Research Study on Talk Therapy

spending time

The Power of Spending Time on What You Value & How

The Mask I Wear: PTSD and Autism


Sacrificing for a Happier Relationship: How to Make Sacrifices That Count

Domestic Violence

Recovering from Domestic Violence: The Journey

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Job Opportunity at YAH

forgiving yourself

Forgiving Yourself: The Path of Letting Go


Mental Health and Relationships: Balancing Love and Emotions

Meet our newest team member

Meet Our Newest Team Member!


Your Goal Refresher: Steps to Reach Goals and Increase Daily Action for May!

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Unlocking the Secret to Increase Happiness: 5 Activities You Need to Try Today

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I’m Riding My Bike Across the Country


5 Tips to Eliminate Distractions and Increase Focus During The Creative Process


What Changing Seasons Can Teach You About Healing From Unseen Pain & Trauma


Autism Awareness: A Guide for People, by an Autistic Person


Defeat Procrastination: Design Your Own Personalized Creative Workflow 


3 Questions to Help Free Yourself From Work Related Stress and Burnout

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Self-Harm Alternatives


3 Exercises to Understand Your Joy

Burnout & Depression

Fighting Burnout & Depression in College

4 Steps to Freedom: Overcoming Feeling Trapped, Bad Habits & Intrusive Thoughts

Women's herstory month

Women’s Herstory Month: How to Celebrate


Accepting my Adoption


Navigating Happiness with Mental Health

Birth Support, Education & Beyond: Support for Pregnant and Parenting Young Adults

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NAMI: Free Young Adult CT Events!


Random Acts of Kindness Day: How You Can Spread Kindness


It’s Okay To Be Single


A Love Letter to Those Who Think They Can’t Be Loved with Mental Health

peer support specialist

Now Hiring: Peer Support Specialist


CT Hearing Voices Network Support Groups

Teen Dating Violence Awareness

body image

My Body Image Journey

Farewell Post: Doing It Scared

January: National Mentoring Month


Share Your Voice!

Now Hiring: Peer Support Specialist


Grieving my Uterus: Transgender Journey

Being More Productive

National Human Trafficking Prevention Month: What You Need to Know


A Full Pardon: From Convict to Coach


The Environmental Crisis and Mental Health

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National Spaghetti Day!

CEUs Continuing Education

CEUs (Free); Holistic Approach to Recovery

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Celebrating Yule with a Twist!

Feeling Grateful and Giving Back

My Personal Training Journey 2022


It’s You, Not the Place: Recovery

Alternatives to Suicide (Alt2Su) Support Group

Coping & self-caring

‘Tis the Season; Coping & Self-Caring


When Healthcare Providers Need Healthcare


Dog Mama x2

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Social Anxiety and Shame During the Holiday

Life as a Game, Flash Poetry & More

National Pie Day

“Thanksgiving”: Learning Native Indigenous History

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Survivor of Suicide: Ally’s Story


CT STAY STRONG for Young Adults

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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


What Do We Do When We’re Sad?

I’m Autistic & Misdiagnosed with ADHD

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

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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!

Ginger Cat Appreciation Day Post

Ginger Cat Appreciation Day

Recovery Month 2022

Making New Adult Friends

International Overdose Awareness Day 2022

National Black Cat Appreciation Day

National Relaxation Day

Saying Goodbye To My First Pet

Pete Davidson in Trauma Therapy

National Middle Child Day

National Spoil Your Dog Day

I learned how to be a Recovery Coach

International Cat Day 2022

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

Happiness Happens, So Smile!

back to school

Back To School Self-Care

Dealing With Scary Anxiety Symptoms

Dealing With Burnout

Sometimes What Didn’t Work Out…

Let Go Of The Life You’ve Planned…

How My Dog Helps Me

My College Experience

Taking My Power Back

A Reminder

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

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You Can’t Change The People Around You

A Part of Healing

Just A Quick Reminder…


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

Mental Health Books To Check Out

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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

Provincetown Made Me Feel Safe

Celebrating AAPIH Month As Someone Who’s A Quarter Filipino

Better Sleep 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…

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

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…

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!

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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


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

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

Turning Red Is Full Of Important Life Lessons

Rock Your Socks Off For World Down Syndrome Day!

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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

Self-Harming Shouldn’t Be Treated Like A Joke

Unhealthy Coping Mechanism: Smoking

Self-Care Plan: How To Create Your Own!

My Race Isn’t For You To Decide

Being Mixed But White-Presenting

Crazy Plant Lady: A Day In The Leaf

How Life Feels Is More Important Than How It Looks

Recovery Travels: Austin, Texas

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…

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

Black History Month: Growing Up Black In A White Town


Experiences of Racism

Anxiety: I Am Scared of Everything


Spiritual Abuse Awareness Month Pt. 2

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

Don’t Be Ridiculous

Living With Tourette Syndrome


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


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

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

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

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

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

Hard Truths I’ve Learned During My Healing

Positive Self-Love Affirmations

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

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…

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

My Depression Vs. My Anxiety

Reminding Yourself That You Are Enough

Things I Hate Hearing as Someone Who’s Transgender


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

Who Makes You Happy?

Make A Pizza With Me!


Welcome To The Transicle Stand

When In Doubt, Paint Your Nails

Release Yourself

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

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

Every Day, A Million Miracles Begin At Sunrise

Easy Ways To Practice Self-Care

Taking Some Time To Decompress With Music

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…

2021 Winter Holiday Card Contest

Youth Event Planning Opportunity – YouthRecoveryCT

Bullying Isn’t Cool


Meet Our Social Media Assistant!

Your Existence Is Not A Burden…

Reflections – Surviving Crippling Depression

Why Having A Good Therapist Is Important

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

dominique with her siblings

It’s Okay To Ask For Help!

How To Help A Friend Who’s Struggling

Recovery Story Series: Michael S.

My Struggle With Anorexia and Disordered Eating

International Overdose Awareness Day Events in Connecticut

The Turning Point CT Team Shares Their Favorite Quotes

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!

Finding the Right Mental Health Care Team

How To Make A Positivity Jar

How To Make Your Own Positivity Jar!


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

What is High Functioning Anxiety?

Register For Our Virtual Book Club!

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


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Q&A with Kailey About Growing Through The Pandemic

First Pride Month

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

growing through it text

Spring 2021 Issue of “The TurningPointCT Collection”


How are You practicing Self Care?

Online and Virtual Opportunities

Have You Seen Our Newsletter Yet?

Stay Strong, High School Seniors!

New Year, Same Me

End of Year Reflections

Peer Drop-In Holiday Hours



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

Fall 2020 TurningPointCT Internship

Fall 2020 TurningPointCT Internship Application

Student Supports During Covid-19

Student Supports During COVID-19

Just for Today


Coping with side effects

Unexpected Changes In Life

Confidence and Self Esteem in Social Situations.

Working 2 jobs, finding the balance, and what comes along with it!

Unpaid Internship Opportunity!

Warmlines- Give us a call!

Celebrating Small Victories

The Beginning

Changes in School & Work Because of COVID-19

Current Favorite Shows on Netflix?

SMART Recovery During COVID-19

Coping with COVID-19!

What makes you feel alive?

Where to Listen to the TurningPointCT Podcast

Where to listen to the TurningPointCT Podcast

New Year, New Decade

What is Your Favorite Holiday?

What keeps you going?

alternatives to self-harm

Rest in Peace Jonathan

Fun Stuff to do in the Fall!


A New Chapter

Wednesday Words Wisdom

i love being bipolar!

Meme Monday!

you are valid!

Dance: A Healing Mechanism

In Love (V2).


2019 Annual Run in the Pub Fundraiser to benefit!