Journaling, or the act of writing a thoughtful reflection about your life, can transport you from vague discomfort to connectedness in a matter of minutes.
Dr. Ali Carter, host of Independence Now’s “Facing COVID Now” series, shares valuable insights on the importance and evolution of self-care for individuals with disabilities.
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Independence Now recognizes the unique struggles that racial and ethnic minority communities face regarding mental illness in the United States.
In honor of Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, Independence Now has contacted several Consumers to gather stories about their experiences getting mental health support, especially during COVID.
In recognition of World Blood Donor Day, Independence Now staffer and frequent blood donor, Denise Sosbe, shares why it’s more important than ever to give blood.
Independence Now’s Administrative Coordinator, Denise Robinson, lives with a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) which limits her ability to participate in some forms of exercise. So she’s developed her own daily self-help routine to maintain her physical and mental well-being in a safe and healthy way.
Independence Now created this guide to help individuals with disabilities find accessible behavioral and mental health services in Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties.
“I started the practice of meditation during the pandemic…it helps me be present when I am feeling anxious or overwhelmed.”
Adaptive Tennis US is a nonprofit organization that provides professional tennis coaching and training to individuals with physical, emotional, and cognitive disabilities.