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Learn how to foster gratitude in your life.  Often, we miss the good, getting caught up in our thoughts or getting to the next thing. By paying attention to the good in our lives, gratitude will naturally arise. Learn two ways to practice gratitude in your own life. 

Gratitude: An Important Practice Across the Lifespan

By Heather Haslem, M.S.

Heather Haslem is the senior project coordinator, workforce development for the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Step-by-Step Pasta Dinner 

Pasta is a budget friendly way to choose whole grains.

Barley and Lentil Soup

Haslem, H. 2023, Healthy LIVING while Aging! (2023-01), Extension | University of Nevada, Reno

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Resource Guide for Nevada Stakeholder Perceptions of Youth Educational and Mental Health Needs During the Pandemic
This Resource Guide to Support Youth and Families was developed to share community resources that are available through the University of Nevada, Reno and other state and community organizations.
Stark, C; Horrillo, S; Evans, W; Gallo, J; Norze, J; Sanchez, J; Demchak, M; Chvilicek, S; Bray, S 2021, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Special Report
Depression - Exploring Treatment Options
This fact sheet contains information on depression by age group and details on the treatment options and process.
Day, P. and Meyer, K. 2000, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, FS-00-34
Solicitud de Adaptación Personal
Solicitar adaptaciones para una discapacidad física o mental que limite sustancialmente una o más actividades importantes de la vida de un individuo.
Lessick, P. 2024, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Forms
Ag Wellness Podcast
The AgWellness podcast explores mental health in the farming and ranching community. Mental health is a growing concern in the farming and ranching community and through this podcast, we will share stories about the impact of mental health concerns, helpful resources, and informa...
Hadfield, J. and Dallin,J. 2024, Utah State University Extension

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