04/22/19 7:30am By Arick Wierson Observer https://observer.com/2019/04/digital-cbt-rise-learn-to-live-big-health-mystrength/
Heidi Wylie was a beautiful, young 20-something. She had flowing long brown hair, a fit physique and a wholesome, Midwestern look. A recent college graduate, she was already a few years into her career as a choir and music director in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but there was one glaring problem with Wylie’s life—although she wanted to, she had never been on a date.Read More
May 8, 2019 in Smart Money By Madison Blancaflor Bankrate https://www.bankrate.com/personal-finance/smart-money/vacation-time-and-mental-health/
A recent Bankrate survey found that only 38 percent of Americans with paid vacation days plan on using all of them this year. According to Expedia’s annual Vacation Deprivation Study, Americans left 653.9 million vacation days unused in 2018. Those numbers are concerning considering the connection between time off and your mental health.Read More
Today, the NAMI Board of Directors has announced the resignation of its Chief Executive Officer, Mary Giliberti, as she departs to pursue more time with her family.
Apr. 15, 2019 By David Kingdon, M.D. and Douglas Turkington, M.D. NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/April-2019/CBT-for-Psychosis-Approaches-Families-Can-Use
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is gradually becoming recognized and available as a psychological approach to mental health problems. But what exactly is it? Well, CBT works with thoughts (cognitions) and behaviors to help with mental health problems. It’s becoming increasingly famous, particularly for teaching people what they can do to improve depression and anxiety. But it’s also being used to help with symptoms of psychosis, such as hearing voices Read More
April 1, 2019 By Rachel Aviv The New Yorker https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/04/08/the-challenge-of-going-off-psychiatric-drugs
Laura Delano recognized that she was “excellent at everything, but it didn’t mean anything,” her doctor wrote. She grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut, one of the wealthiest communities in the country. Her father is related to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and her mother was introduced to society at a débutante ball at the Waldorf-Astoria. In eighth grade, in 1996, Laura was the class president—she ran on a platform of planting daffodils Read More
Mar 27, 2019 3:36 pm ET By Michael Woyton, Patch Staff https://patch.com/new-york/whiteplains/westchester-receives-grant-communities-affected-opioids
WHITE PLAINS, NY — Westchester County has received a grant from the New York State Department of Labor to assist local communities that have been affected by the opioid epidemic. The grant money, which totals $346,205, was allocated to Westchester to help train the employees who treat those battling addiction and substance abuse.
Westchester County Executive George Latimer said that no community is immune to the opioid crisis, and Read More