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Do Black Men Talk About Mental Health?

I was extremely excited, not to mention honored when Dr. Cash invited me to be a guest contributor on PrivyOasis.com. The universe has a way of responding to the verbal and mental messages that you send out, which is exactly the case in this instance! Two days prior to being[…]

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The Unapologetic Women’s Movement of The Century

Over the last century, women have made great strides in gaining equality, being acknowledged for their contributions in the areas of human and women’s rights, political and economic developments as well as civic endeavors such as the prevention of domestic violence against women, child health initiatives all while transforming their[…]

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The Story of Dawn Montgomery-Greene

“Words can really hurt you when you internalize what you see written about you online”, I said to one of my fellow Mental health peers this past week. I am a Mental Health Advocate that lives with Bipolar Disorder and I share my journey online with my social media followers.[…]

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My Disability Made Me Violate Company Policy! Why Failing to Seek Professional Help for Mental Health Issues Could Cost You Your Job.

By Alia Derrick, Managing Attorney and Certified Mediator at Derrick Law Federal law prohibits employment discrimination (e.g., adverse actions such as termination, discipline, demotion, etc.) against qualified individuals with disabilities. The laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act[…]

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A Contagious Minute

Get ready! A brand new video series with Dr. Cash is coming soon! We all could use some motivation, inspiration, vision, and encouragement and that’s exactly what you are going to get. Here are the topics you can expect to hear about in this series: Faith Family Friends Finances Communication[…]

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Privy Oasis meets Dallas

We are so excited to announce the opening of our newest Privy Oasis location in Dallas, Texas! Our heart is to reach as many people as we can, sharing the message that there is hope! Come see us, and begin your journey into change. Lancaster (covering south Dallas) located inside[…]

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Megan Believed She Could, So She Did…

Read the beginning of Megan’s story here: http://privyoasis.com/blog/privy-spotlight-sonias-journey/ UPDATE: Megan was diagnosed at age 8 with Asperger’s syndrome, Dyspraxia and ADD. It was just this past year that she started wearing a hearing aid to help with her hearing loss. After several years of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy,[…]

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You are More Powerful Than You Think

Action = Transformation There are many great organizations and charities I love to support, and I so often wish there were more time and more money—I truly desire making a GIANT impact in this world. However, as I reflect a little further on this desire, I can’t help but realize[…]

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