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December 7, 2021 

Nonpharmacological Treatments For Generalized Anxiety DisordersPsych Congress Network ~ Amongst evidence‑based psychotherapy approaches, we have cognitive behavioral therapy, we have mindfulness‑based therapy. What it boils down to there is what resources you have available in the community and which therapist accepts the insurance.

Concurrent Use Of Cannabis May Reduce Efficacy Of Immune Checkpoint InhibitorsClinical Advisor ~ With an increasing number of states legalizing medicinal and/or recreational marijuana and related products, more and more people with cancer are using these products.

How To Cope With ADHD And PerfectionismPsychology Today ~ Do you set unrealistic goals for yourself, fret about disappointing others, and compare yourself negatively to those around you? If so, you are probably like many other people with ADHD who struggle with perfectionism.

Could Viagra Help Prevent Alzheimer's?WebMD ~ Viagra, a drug long used to treat erectile dysfunction, may double as a potential weapon against Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

Cannabis Not So Great For Catching Z'sMedPage Today ~ Contrary to popular belief, cannabis might be detrimental to a good night's sleep, according to a cross-sectional analysis using National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data.

What To Do If You Have A Panic Attack In PublicPatient ~ A panic attack can be a scary experience at any time, but particularly if you have one in public. Panic attacks can come on unexpectedly, even if you've been having fun so far.

Journaling Is Scientifically Linked To Happiness—Here Are 5 Easy Tips To Start Writing MoreReal Simple ~ Journaling thoughts and feelings, both positive and negative, can actually change your brain chemistry to increase feelings of peace and happiness, which tell your brain to stop releasing stress hormones and to start producing calming hormones.

PECS Cards: Benefits For Children With Autism- Autism Parenting Magazine ~ Parents of autistic children, from my personal experience, are some of the most adventurous and creative people in the world. One reason for that is they parent some of the most gifted and unpredictable people in the world.

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The Lyons Township Mental Health Commission is one of approximately sixty-six community mental health boards in Illinois.  Boards are generally organized on a county basis except in suburban Cook County where there are a limited number of mental health boards in suburban townships.  In addition to Lyons Township, these include Berwyn Township, Cicero Township, Hanover Township, Proviso Township and Riverside Township. 

To find contact information for these or other mental health boards in Illinois, please link to the website of the Association of Community Mental Health Authorities of Illinois by clicking here. Then click “Membership Lists” to access the appropriate page.

To learn more about the Township of Lyons and the services it offers, please visit their web site at www.LyonsTownshipIL.gov