The Supreme Court affirms the basic human need for belonging

The Supreme Court affirms the basic human need for belonging

Belongingness is a fundamental human need that we benefit from individually as well as at the community and societal levels. Belonging means we are an accepted and wanted member of a group, whether it's an organized club or a loose collection of peers. Today the Supreme Court ruled that states cannot ban same sex marriages, providing an affirmation that our love counts, that we belong.

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Suicide Grief: Three ways to give and receive support for your loss

Suicide Grief: Three ways to give and receive support for your loss

Grief of any kind is often painful and life altering, however grieving the loss of a loved one who has died by suicide is unique in many ways.  Having lost my father and brother to suicide, I was asked to write a guest article for International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day to help dispel myths and increase understanding and compassion for people who have experienced a suicide loss.

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