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STAFF PICKS

Looking for additional resources to help you on your journey to transformative healing?

The Onyx team has provided a list of some of our staff’s favorite Mental Health-based resources, including their favorite books, motivational videos, self-help documents, and outdoor activities.

 If you are in need of additional assistance, you can find a list of organizations and local emergency services to ensure that everyone is safe and supported at all times. We offer information for women’s shelters, food banks, and local hospitals within DC, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. You can also book a session

with us through the Contact page.

VIDEOS

MOCKTAILS

MOCKTAILS

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2 (2 liter) bottles ginger ale, chilled

1 (46 fluid ounce) can pineapple juice, chilled

1 (64 fluid ounce) bottle white grape juice, chilled

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1 individual packet Mojito-flavored dry beverage mix (such as Crystal Light®)

8 cups cold water

1 cucumber, peeled and sliced

3 cups ice cubes

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2 large strawberries, hulled

¼ cup white sugar

¾ cup chilled lemon-lime soda

1 tablespoon lemon juice

4 cubes ice

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RECIPES

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RECIPES

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¼ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

2 tablespoons mirin (sweetened Asian wine)

1 teaspoon grated ginger root

2 crushed garlic cloves

1 tablespoon cornstarch

2 tablespoons oil, preferably sesame oil

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut in 1-inch pieces

6 large green onions, cut in 1-inch pieces

2 cups fresh or frozen pepper strips

1 (20 ounce) can chunk pineapple in juice

¼ cup sliced almonds (Optional)

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Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 lemon, juiced

1 teaspoon lemon pepper

¼ teaspoon paprika

¼ teaspoon garlic powder

12 ounces uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

1 lemon, sliced

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Ingredients

6 plum tomatoes, chopped

4 green onions, chopped

½ large cucumber, peeled and chopped

1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped

½ cup water

2 tablespoons vinegar

2 tablespoons olive oil

salt and pepper to taste

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100g sundried tomatoes in oil, drained and finely chopped

small handful of basil, finely chopped, plus a few whole basil leaves

small handful of dill, finely chopped, plus a few dill fronds to serve

2 tbsp capers, drained and rinsed

garlic cloves, crushed

lemon, zested and sliced

150g butter, softened

600g side of salmon, descaled and pin bones removed

3 tbsp pitted black olives

100g griddled artichoke hearts, drained and roughly chopped

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Ingredients

red onion, cut into wedges

new potatoes, thinly sliced

canned or jarred artichokes, halved

100g cherry tomatoes

spring onions, halved lengthways

2 pork sausages, cut into chunks

1 tsp fennel seeds

1 small lemon, cut into wedges

½ tbsp olive oil

400g can flageolet or butter beans, drained and rinsed

150ml low-salt vegetable stock

2 tbsp fresh pesto

crusty bread, to serve (optional)

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BOOKS

BOOKS

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PLACES YOUR SHOULD VISIT

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ORGINAZATIONS

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RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE, online.rainn.org y rainn.org/es) in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.

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THE BIRTH INJURY JUSTICE CENTER

 at childbirthinjuries.com was founded in 2003 by a team of legal professionals with firsthand experience in taking action against the horrible consequences of medical negligence. We are devoted to educating families who have a child diagnosed with a birth injury or may be showing signs of a birth injury.

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BWJP is the national legal resource for gender-based violence. Our projects provide some of the nation’s leading specialized policy and practice initiatives on improving survivor safety.  

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