Despite being a high-risk group for depression, a lot of older adults find it hard to ask for help from their loved ones. This is especially troubling, as the older adult age group is seeing rising suicide rates. The reason why so many older adults succumb to depression is that many still believe the stigma […]

Consistently performing healthy behaviors to start your day can create an overall calmer morning and improve mental health. Establishing routines filled with healthy habits can help you move more efficiently while using less mental energy, which decreases stress and anxiety. If you don’t already have a clear morning routine set into place, try following this […]

Is it stress? Is it anxiety? Is it both? Anxiety generally is internal, meaning it’s your reaction to stress. Usually it involves a persistent feeling of uneasiness or dread that doesn’t go away, and that interferes with how you live your life. It is constant, even if there is no immediate threat. Stress generally is a […]

COVID-19 has changed our world. These changes can be challenging for many and in some cases can impact overallfunctioning at home, school, or both for children and teens.  Below are some questions to ask yourself about how well students in your class are adjusting to these new changes. If you selected at least one of […]

Who is ready for a new year? Bring on 2021!  Here are some important things to keep in mind in order to stay safe on New Year’s Eve  Know what binge drinking is: a pattern of drinking alcohol that brings blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to 0.08 percent. For a typical adult, this pattern corresponds to consuming […]