Mental Wellness

The Mental Health Benefits of Giving Back to Your Community

Give a little back this winter while doing good for both your community and your mental health. Volunteering and giving back to your community is a great way to maintain and even improve mental health, not to mention it will also have you feeling great afterward! Giving back and helping your community will not…

Movember isn’t just about prostate cancer

While Prostate Cancer gets a lot of attention when talking about the Movember Movement, cancer is only half the equation. The Movember movement is also about Mental Health and Suicide Prevention for Men as well, given that men are 75% of suicides in America. The Number One Problem Is A Lack of Open Conversations….

Home Care Month: How Home Care Can Improve Mental Health

November is Home Care Month. During this time, it is a good idea to remember just how much home care can improve mental health. It is an excellent and effective way to provide support to loved ones who are going through mental and emotional challenges in their sunset years. Across the United States, there…

Bullying Prevention: Adults get bullied too

Bullying is not just a symptom of schools or playgrounds, it can happen to adults too. Whether they’re supervisors or coworkers, adult bullies are hard to spot, harder to get rid of and take a lot of effort to solve the problem. It might look like teasing, joking about your appearance, sabotaging your work,…

Recovery Month: Fight Opioid Addiction through education & awareness

Each September, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) asks the nation to observe National Recovery Month increase awareness and understanding of mental illness and addictions, as well as celebrate people in recovery from these conditions. As a part of Recovery Month, we want to talk about the best ways to deal…

Recovery Month: Breaking the cycle: How mental health affect opioid addiction risk and how opioid addiction impacts mental health

Each September, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) asks the nation to observe National Recovery Month increase awareness and understanding of mental illness and addictions, as well as celebrate people in recovery from these conditions. This month, we’re focusing on increasing awareness and understanding of the opioid crisis. Being prescribed painkillers…

Tips To Reclaim Your Balance

There are a lot of things that go on within a given day. From work to home life and everything in between, it is easy to devote more time in one direction than another, but when the system loses its balance we suffer. A good work-life balance is essential to a happy and healthy…

Coping with a Skin Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

It is important to notice markings on our skin like moles and perform self-checks regularly in addition to making annual appointments with a dermatologist for professional skin screenings. Taking these preventative measures ensures that should a skin cancer develop we are able to catch it quickly, treat it, and move on with our daily…