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Health, Illness & Injury

Living with Health Challenges

Whether it's an unexpected diagnosis, mental health concerns, or an ongoing disability, dealing with health challenges can be scary and isolating. Here you'll find others who understand what you're going through.

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How to Find Meaning In Our Challenges VIDEO – Option B

Writer and psychologist Andrew Solomon encourages us to forge meaning from our struggles and build a new identity that incorporates even the worst events in our lives.

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Divorce & Family Challenges

RESOLVE Support Groups

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Groups that offer information and emotional support to people dealing with infertility.

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How to be there for loved ones during challenges — Option B

When a family member or friend is coping with loss, dealing with a health issue, or going through other difficult challenges—small gestures of support can go a long way. Here, you’ll find expert advice on what to say and do to support loved ones when they need you the most.

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Divorce & Family Challenges

“She just sat there and listened—and that meant a lot.”

By Leticia Velilla
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Divorce & Family Challenges

"Grief has overstayed his visit. I am done living in the dirt."

By Stephanie Sarazin
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Divorce & Family Challenges

Redefining Father’s Day after my husband’s arrest

By Kristen Boulard
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Divorce & Family Challenges

“I was left with a choice: be the real me or die.”

By Ashley Rea
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Divorce & Family Challenges

Living After Infertility Resolution

A community where people experiencing infertility can discuss the family building and treatment paths they've chosen.

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Divorce & Family Challenges

Getting Through Family Crises

Divorce, struggling to have children, family rejection-challenges like these can be disorienting and devastating. Here you can connect with others who are going through the same thing.

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Divorce & Family Challenges

Finding a Resolution for Infertility

A community where people dealing with infertility can discuss family building and treatment options.

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National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI helps people affected by mental illness navigate daily challenges by connecting them to relevant information and peer support groups.

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Building Resilient Families with Tamara Afifi – Option B

For more than two decades, Tamara Afifi, professor of interpersonal health communication at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has studied how families communicate with one another in stressful situations. Divorce or extreme financial hardship can be damaging for families, but there are ways to overcome these challenges—and even treat adversity as an opportunity for growth.

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Support for LGBTQ people facing family and community rejection

Find stories about dealing with discrimination and expert advice that can help you or your loved ones navigate these challenges.

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Resilience-building resources

We need resilience to get through life’s challenges. Use these tools and resources to build your own resilience and help others build resilience, too.

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Care for the Caregivers in Your Life – Option B

Experts from Hidden Heroes, a program that raises awareness about the challenges facing military caregiving families, share four steps you can take to help a caregiver recharge and feel supported.

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The Surprising Science of Happiness VIDEO – Option B

Dan Gilbert, author of “Stumbling on Happiness” and social psychologist challenges the idea that we’ll be miserable if we don’t get what we want. Gilbert describes how our “psychological immune system” can help us find happiness—synthetic or natural—when things don’t go as planned.

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Help your loved ones plan for significant days – Option B

Significant days like a birthday, holiday, or the anniversary of a marriage or a loved one’s passing can be stressful for people dealing with challenges like grief, divorce, or illness. You can help them make a plan for how to spend the day.

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#OptionBThere for the holidays: support others having a hard time

One of the best gifts you can give this holiday season is to be there for friends and loved ones who are separated from family, coping with loss, or going through other difficult challenges. Small gestures of love and support—from heartfelt cards to thoughtful conversations—go a long way.

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The Power of Believing that You Can Improve VIDEO – Option B

Developmental psychologist Carol Dweck explains how kids who embrace effort and difficulty learn to take on challenges. They use a growth mindset—the idea that we can grow our brain’s capacity to learn and to solve problems. Learn about this influential field of psychology, and the power of believing that you can improve.

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Supporting your mental health & the emotional well-being of loved ones

If you’re struggling with mental health challenges like depression, loneliness, or anxiety—or you know someone who is—find resources to help you cope from Option B, because we all deserve to treat our mental health with the same care and compassion we do our physical health.

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Send an #OptionBThere Card

Standard greeting cards won't do when a friend or loved one is facing a difficult Mother’s Day—whether that's due to loss, infertility, or family challenges. Our friends at Hello!Lucky created this special line of cards to help people share love and support when Mother’s Day doesn’t feel very happy.

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How to Succeed After Incarceration VIDEO – Option B

Lawyer Christopher Poulos describes how his past in prison has barred him from many opportunities. But he made a decision to follow positive direction, accept help, and live a life of recovery. Now, he’s a practicing lawyer and advocates for a combined approach to prison reform and dealing with addiction. He gives tips and advice for how to overcome life’s challenges and what he’s learned through his journey.

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Health, Illness & Injury

The New Year is a time for hope, even after tragedy

By Gabby Giffords & Mark Kelly
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Health, Illness & Injury

Finding new appreciation for Mother's Day after illness

By Jennifer Holmstoen Lee
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