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Let’s Not Forget Water, Folks

Water–indispensable. It makes up 71% of the earth’s surface and 55-75% of the human body, depending on age. In addition to the necessity of clean water for consumption and cleaning, water’s role in keeping the whole human body healthy extends even farther. We can also use it for play and exercise, each of which has Read more…

Green Matters: A Look at Nature’s Role in Mental Health

There is no question that the relationship between humans and nature presents a withstanding duality. While nature’s elements , such as agents of disease and natural disasters, are the cause of many ailments and fatalities, humans are dependent upon physiological exchange with nature for food, clean water, air, and a myriad of other health benefits. Read more…

How Close is Too Close?: This Is Not About Social Distancing

No matter where or how folks are existing during COVID-19, there is no question that potentially triggering challenges may arise. The collective is thinking about having enough, getting needs met, the future, and the indefinite uncertainties around these things. With so much unknown and out of individuals’ control, what is certain is that today many Read more…

STDs: Physical, Psychological, and Social

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), while physical in nature, incorporate a breadth of social and psychological contributing factors and consequences. In recent years, sexually transmitted diseases in the United States are more common than ever with reported cases reaching a record high at 2,457,188 cases in 2018 (2019). No one who is sexually active is exempt Read more…

What We Know and Room to Grow: Sexual Violence in the U.S.

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, TPN.Health is sharing the some of the realities around sexual violence in the United States. According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), sexual violence includes rape, sexual assault, incest, sexual harassment, unwanted sexual touch or contact, masturbating in public spaces, exposing sexual body parts and sharing Read more…

From Saying “No” to Asking “How?”: Changing Priorities in COVID-19

TPN.Health member Angela James, LPC, like many behavioral health professionals, wears several hats. In addition to consulting and practicing privately, she serves as Assistant Director of the Accessibility Center at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Years of experience working in disability services in higher education and a social justice lens inform Angela’s passion for Read more…