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Halloween Thrills Can Be Good for Your Mental Health

Contrary to what some may think, according to Dr. Michele Nealon, Psy. D., President of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, the thrill of a Halloween fright might alleviate some stress. “There’s a psychological release from knowing that we can […]

Mental health workers, Kaiser Permanente reach tentative agreement to end 2-month strike

Kaiser Permanente and the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) announced that the two parties reached a tentative agreement, which would end a 10-week strike by therapists and other mental health care workers, mainly in northern California, who were demanding […]

Kids and Anxiety: What are we doing to help?

A national panel of health experts is recommending for the first time that children ages 8 and up be screened for anxiety — an issue that the pandemic has put a spotlight on. The CDC estimates that in 2020, nearly […]

What You Can Do to Manage Your Mental Health During an Economic Slowdown

Interest rates are climbing, inflation continues, food and fuel costs continue to surge — some of which is driven by geopolitical issues that are out of our control, and some of which is the doing of the Federal Reserve, in […]

Vacation Time: Time Off Can Positively Impact Your Mental Health

With as much time as we spend in the workplace, and the realization that depression and stress are real problems for many Americans, let’s talk about how we can get back to a healthier place, mentally. Did you know that […]

Bullying Prevention Month – How to Prevent Workplace Bullying

It’s not always easy to identify bullying behavior, because bullying happens in many different environments and among groups of all ages. Unfortunately, bullying is linked to many negative outcomes including impacts on mental health, substance use, and suicide. And bullying […]

Betty Ford Helped Pave the Road to Recovery

Did you know that Betty Ford, first lady of the United States from 1974 to 1977 as the wife of President Gerald Ford, helped pave the road to recovery for many? After revealing a longtime addiction to painkillers and alcohol […]

Google’s Futuristic Plan to End the Opioid Crisis

As the drug epidemic in the U.S. continues to devastate families and communities, Google has stepped in with a “tech-enabled” approach to the crisis. With software updated frequently based on patient accounts – which will then presumably lead to individualized […]

Making Mental Health Awareness a Priority in Business

The COVID-19 pandemic brought with it a slew of problems for people around the world, including a global crisis for mental health. Even before the pandemic hit in 2019, an estimated one in eight people globally were living with a […]

Why Eating Well Can Boost Your Overall Health

It’s no secret that healthy eating can improve your general well-being. Good nutrition can help set you on the path to a healthy weight and reduce your risk for chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer and more. For […]