Monday January 11, 2021
Voolume 34 N Number 10 January 2021
On Edge: 2020s Impact on Mental Health “It’’ss come to feel like quicksand out there… q There’’ss only so much the Th human psyche can take.”…9
“O One of the best things y u can do for yourself is yo r reach out and talk to someone.”…11
“II don don’tt want to cry right n w,, but we’ve been now through a lot.”…12 “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understandinng.” “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.
“ felt like, ‘I’m dying and “I I am going to die by myself.’”…14
Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr
““E Everything seems to be a battle”…“I feel like I h have no control over anything.”…24
Is Kings’ g ’ Dream off Peace Still a Possibiliity?.........4 y
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CO LLEC TI O N SCH ED U LE January 2021 SU MO 28 3 4 10 11 17 H 24 25 31
TU 29 5 12 19 26
WE 30 6 13 20 27
TH 31 7 14 21 28
FR H 8 15 22 28
SA 2 9 16 23 30
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