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College Ready? Here Are Some Tips on How to Communicate About Your Food Allergies!

by Caroline Moassessi, FAACT’s Director of Community Engagement The adventure begins. You, the Class of 2020, made history as you finished your senior year digitally during a global pandemic. Made of grit,

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Emery G.

Mental Health Awareness Month: The Effects of PTSD & Food Allergies

by Emery Gewirtz, M.A., FAACT Director of Behavioral Health May is Mental Health Awareness Month AND Food Allergy Awareness Month. While it is a coincidence that these two important issues share a month of awareness,

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Quarantine

Quarantining with Food Allergies

Life with food allergies got even more complicated when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. We have a few tips on staying safe. Shopping: Brands you know and trust may be hard to find in your local store. Check online for

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Compassion Blog

Compassion in a Time of Chaos: There is No Right Response

by Emery Gewirtz, M.A., FAACT’s Director of Behavioral Health This season is temporary, and so are these feelings. Still, while they may be temporary, and will not last forever, some days it may feel like they will.

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Lost Memories

The Lost Memories of Students in Transition: Where Do We Go from Here?

by Emery Gewirtz, M.A., FAACT's Director of Behavioral Health Amidst the coronavirus chaos, there is one forgotten group whose lives were taken out from under them. With little fanfare and no applause, these kids went

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COVID-19

FAACT's Resource Page on COVID-19

Updated 5/31/20 Given the global spread of novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, we appreciate that these are uncertain and stressful times. The safety and health of all individuals is always the highest priority

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Tamara Hubbard Blog

Tips for Locating an Allergy-Informed Counseling Provider

by Tamara Hubbard, MA, LCPC You realize your anxiety levels are rising to a level that impacts your daily life, and nothing you're doing seems to be helping. An anaphylactic reaction occurs, and now you can't stop

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Emergency Strikes

If Emergency Strikes, Will You Be Prepared?

We stared at the TV watching the ominous red blob inch closer and closer to our area. There was no doubt a major storm was headed our way. The weatherman encouraged everyone to take cover and prepare for a long evening

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Nutless Life

Ask, Read, and Label! Three Ways to Increase Safety this Holiday Season!

by: The Team of Nutless Life “Does this amazing looking dish contain...?” isn’t exactly this year’s top icebreaker question to ask at every holiday function for people with food allergies. However, it is the

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