TIPS FOR COPING WITH HOLIDAY STRESS BY: MAYO CLINIC STAFF

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Coping | No Comments
TIPS FOR COPING WITH HOLIDAY STRESS BY: MAYO CLINIC STAFF

Stress and depression can ruin your holidays and hurt your health. Being realistic, planning ahead and seeking support can help ward off stress and depression. In this article the  Mayo Clinic staff delivers 10 tips for a healthy, less stressful  holiday season. This time of the year can be very overwhelming for most. However, it’s […]

Sam Quinones at Innovations in Recovery 2018 | Recovery Unscripted Podcast

Posted by on Nov 9, 2018 in Drug and Alcohol Use | No Comments
Sam Quinones at Innovations in Recovery 2018 | Recovery Unscripted Podcast

Journalist Sam Quinones is the best-selling author of Dreamland, and he speaks about the shifting cultural values that left American communities vulnerable to the opioid epidemic and how the addiction treatment field can address this crisis. Click here to watch full podcast          Source: Foundations Recovery Network

Maintaining Your Mental Health During Cancer Treatments

Posted by on Oct 9, 2018 in Coping, Vulnerability | No Comments
Maintaining Your Mental Health During Cancer Treatments

This article discusses how important it is for physicians to treat the “whole person” and not just the illness in cancer patients. Chronic diseases and certain mental health issues like depression, fatigue, and anxiety are almost always connected. “The mind, body, and spirit have a reciprocal relationship and each affect the other. What we believe […]

Four Common Mental Illnesses in the Elderly: Learn the Risk Factors and Symptoms to Watch For

Posted by on Sep 5, 2018 in Coping, Memory Loss | No Comments

September 10th  is when the world celebrates grandparents. Let us not forget our elderly population and their mental health. Research suggest that over 20% of adults over the age of 55 have had a mental health concern but only 2/3 have received any kind of treatment. This article indicates that “while mental illness in the […]

Eat Right to Think Right: Diet and Mental Health

Posted by on Aug 20, 2018 in Growth, Memory Loss | No Comments

Studies have shown that good nutrition is critical for mental health. An increase in mental health conditions has been linked to poor eating habits. Food is essential in the management and prevention of specific mental health conditions like depression, schizophrenia, ADHD, and Alzheimer’s. Your brain needs the proper amount of complex carbs, amino acids, vitamins, […]