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Let’s Talk Oakland is promoting Spring Cleanse with a shredding event on March 25, 2017, 8am – noon at Oakland Borough Hall parking lot. Thank you to the Oakland Community of Commerce, the Borough of Oakland and FileBank for sponsoring this event. Studies on the amount of clutter we keep […]

Spring Cleanse


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On October 11th Oakland is going Inside Out! The schools are joining in, Oakland Rec is joining in, Borough Hall is Joining in, Businesses are joining in. Why don’t you join it too? Wear your shirt inside out to promote awareness, rid the stigma and take a stand! Oakland Let’s […]

Oakland is Going Inside Out


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Mike Tyson and Tiger Woods The Mental Health of Oakland Can Learn A Lot By Mike Guadagnino III Everyone is born with an innate ability to achieve and reach a level of personal, professional and spiritual success. We all have even a greater capacity to exceed those levels and become […]

Mike Tyson and Tiger Woods




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The Link Between Drug Addiction and Mental Illness Addiction is common in people with mental health problems. Alcohol or drugs are often used to self-medicate the symptoms of depression or anxiety. Unfortunately, substance abuse causes side effects and in the long run worsens the very symptoms they initially numbed or […]

The Link Between Drug Addiction and Mental Illness


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The benefits of sports psychology have been well known to many professional athletes and teams, and that trend continues in soccer- especially with teams in Europe where many would say the fans could also benefit from some psychological guidance. Sports psychology has grown into a major niche industry, and it’s […]

Soccer Psychology



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LetsTalkOakland has taken the pledge on ChangeDirection.org to promote awareness and understanding of the 5 signs by coordinating with residents, schools, volunteer organizations and businesses of Oakland, NJ. ChangeDirection shares the same values and concerns of LetsTalkOakland in “creating a culture in which mental health optimization is valued and achievable”. […]

We Took the Pledge


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One of the greatest benefits of living in Oakland is ready access to parks, woods, the Ramapo River, and the feeling of freedom that comes with an abundance of open space. Recent research has confirmed what many have already known, that exposure to nature and “green settings” can improve ones […]

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