New “Pain in the Nation” Issue Brief Focuses on How Healthcare Systems Can Help Address and Prevent Deaths of Despair
The Pain in the Nation: Healthcare Systems Brief provides extensive recommendations that will enhance behav...
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For Christmas this year we want everyone to #BeWell!
#BeWell This Winter Solstice
Just because you have no control over the seasons, doesn't mean there isn't anything you can do to help the symptoms of SAD.
4 Holiday (Emotional) Hazards and How to Combat them with Self-Love
If the following happens to you this holiday, or something like it, here are some ways to navigate the situations with self-love.
Listen to Dr Waghray talk about depression and anxiety
Listen to Dr. Arpan Waghray talk with iHeart Radio about Providence St. Joseph Health and the Well Being Trust's prioritization of treating depression and anxiety.
4 Ways to Make it Through the Holidays After a Recent Loss
Every year many families find themselves struggling through the holidays following the loss of a loved one. If this happens to be your story this year, know that you’re not alone.
3 Ways to Practice Cultural Awareness During the Holidays
Whatever you celebrate this year, we want to say, happy holidays!
5 Ways to Make Kindness a Part of your Holiday Tradition
Holidays are a time to meditate on the good in our lives, the blessings, the people, and the best way to express that gratitude is by trying to be kind to each other and ourselves.
New Data Show Drug Overdose and Suicide Deaths Climbed at Alarming Rates in 2017
Nationally, deaths due to drug overdose and suicide increased last year according to data released today by the National Centers for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
5 Ways to Avoid Holiday Arguments
Just because we love our families and friends don’t mean we see eye to eye with them.
TACKLING MENTAL HEALTH THROUGH A CONNECTED NETWORK
Most emergency rooms are designed to treat physical traumas. But many are also poorly adapted to treat mental health traumas and crises — two issues that are on the rise in Tennessee.
SCHOOL NURSES: THE FIRST LINE OF TREATMENT FOR MENTAL HEALTH
The number of American children diagnosed with anxiety and/or depression has risen from 2.6 million in 2012 to nearly 15 million in 2018. Can school nurses help?
CAN YOU CHECK OUT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES AT YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY?
We think of libraries as a place to improve our minds through education and information. Now, some libraries are taking that a step further and offering mental health services, as well.
5 Things to Talk about at Thanksgiving Besides Politics
With the country so hotly at odds, if you’re worried that your family holiday 2018 might turn into a political combat zone, you’re not the only one.
WYOMING IS SEEING A DROP IN PATIENT HOSPITALIZATIONS
Behind the astonishing natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming hosts a dark secret: It ranks fourth-highest in the nation for suicides.
Statewide View: Tough days for those in pain -- Minnesota must improve its mental health parity
Access to mental health services is elusive for many, and deaths from drug and alcohol misuse and suicide have skyrocketed.
10 Common Myths About Bullying
There are also some myths that still surround the bullying problem that can get in the way of effecting change. Here are a few of the most common myths about bullying.
Time to Talk: The Importance of Sharing Your Story
For a long time, the stigma surrounding mental health silenced significant mental health stories, and isolated everyone who really needed to express their stories and everyone who needed to hear it.
5 Signs That You’ve Found Your Tribe
Some of us searched for a long time before we found our tribes, and some of us are searching still. But the search is worth it.
Who Is Your Person, Who Are Your People? Building a Network of Social Support for Your Mental Wellness
Sometimes it’s just so hard to find the energy and the courage to seek it out. So, let’s talk about finding emotional support, and building that network now, so you know just where to find it.
32 States Get Failing Grade on New Report Cards Scoring Statutes for Mental Health and Addiction Treatment 10 Years After Federal Parity Law