Technology Innovations in Mental Health

phoneThe use of technology today has far surpassed just daily phone calls and text messages; we now use our phones to track daily life activities and can even use them to better our mental health. Technology can be extremely beneficial in many different ways and is constantly expanding. For instance, mental health apps, blogs, podcasts and online assessments have been developed ...

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Journaling for Your Mental Health

journalMaybe you kept a journal when you were younger. You would write down your deepest, darkest secrets, or just what happened that day, and for some reason after journaling you would feel better. There’s a reason that so many people find journaling to be relaxing. Research has found that journaling can boost your mood, enhance your sense of well-being, reduce symptoms of depression, ...

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Check-in to Check-up

docYou feel good, so you believe that all is well.  Since you believe that all is well, you think that making an appointment to visit your primary care doctor, dentist, therapist, eye doctor or other specialist is not necessary.  It is important to consider that things aren’t always what they seem.  There are multiple benefits to routinely seeing your health care providers.  The ...

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LGBT Pride Month

qBeginning June 1st, join us in celebrating LGBT Pride Month in honor of the 1969 Stonewall uprising in Greenwich Village. The Stonewall riots were prompted by a raid that took place at Stonewall Inn in Manhattan, New York. These riots were in protest of the raid and called for the establishment of places that gay and lesbians could go and be open about their sexuality. The Stonewall uprising was an important ...

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Yoga and Your Mental Health

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June 21st is International Day of Yoga. Most people know what yoga is and have even attempted to go to a yoga class or two. It can seem like a series of impossible moves in which you bend your body this way and that. However, research has shown that not only is yoga a great way to exercise, it ...

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PTSD Awareness Month

qAccording the American Psychiatric Association, Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event such as a natural disaster, a serious accident, a terrorist act, war/combat, rape or other violent personal assault.

Individuals of all ages can have PTSD and about 8 out of every 100 people (or 8% of ...

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Suicide Prevention

10913notalone-retinaSuicide is a difficult topic to read about, or even think about, but it is important to have discussions surrounding suicide to raise awareness of its impact and what we as people can do to help prevent suicide. I am sure that you, or someone you know, has been affected by suicide in some way and, unfortunately, suicide is not 100% preventable, but ...

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Mental Health Awareness Month

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May is mental health awareness month! This May, join us as we challenge ourselves in the #4Mind4Body Challenge to focus both on our physical and mental wellbeing. The #4Mind4Body Challenge was created by Mental Health America to help individuals focus on their overall health. Each day of the week, during the month of May, will have a special theme to guide you in ...

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