Rather than gifting the classic socks and chocolate this holiday season, consider giving things that can help encourage self-care. Self-care is essential, especially after a demanding year.
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How Does Bullying Influence Mental Health in Teenagers?
Bullying can influence mental health, as well as physical health. We must teach kids to recognize bullying and how to stand up for each other.
How to Cope With Loss Over the Holidays
The holidays are typically a season full of spending time with those you love, family traditions, and creating memories; none of this is the same after you have lost someone you love.
The Holiday Blues: Stress, Anxiety, and Depression During the Holiday Season
The holidays are an exciting time, but it can be difficult when you have lost someone you love, can’t return home, face financial stresses, or feel isolated. These feelings are commonly referred to as “the holiday blues” and are more common than you may think.
Best Apps to Help Maintain Self-care and Mental Health
We sometimes wonder what our lives might be like without our digital devices. We give constant attention to what can feel like a waste of space and time, but is it actually helpful? With the many apps and products available on our phones, spending too much time in the wrong places can wreak havoc on our mental and physical health—if we let it.
The Importance of Self-Care for Your Mental Health
Mental health affects nearly every aspect of our lives, which makes it essential to be proactive about taking care of it. More than 50% of people will be diagnosed with a mental illness at some point.
How To Identify Signs of Suicide in Yourself & Others
September is one of the best months of the year. It provides many great opportunities to learn and expand your knowledge about mental health because it is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month in the United States.
5 Ways to Get Involved During Suicide Prevention Month
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), suicide is the second leading cause of death in 15-29-year-olds. Unfortunately, suicide is growing more prevalent in our society, so it is essential that we work together to raise awareness about suicide and mental health.
Understanding Barriers to Minority Mental Health Care
Roughly 1 out of every 5 people in the United States experiences mental health and lives with a mental illness. Getting treatment for those mental illnesses is essential for a high quality of life. Mental healthcare can improve happiness, productivity, and motivation for people suffering from a mental illness. It can even increase life expectancy.
Post COVID/Lockdown Depression - How To Recover
If you’re like the millions around the globe suffering from residual depression caused by COVID-19, you’re among the many. Depression is becoming one of the most common side effects from lockdown and social distancing practices throughout the world, which is largely associated with increased loneliness, a lack of regular activity, and isolation.
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