Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An estimated 1.3 million Americans attempted suicide in 2013 – a heartbreakingly large number.
Blog posts tagged “mental-health:”
We use all sorts of metaphors to describe how we’re feeling– but it’s rare that we actually talk about our mental health. May is National Mental Health Month, which helps raise awareness for mental health issues and encourages people to talk about living with mental health conditions.
The holidays are a fun, festive and family-oriented time of year, and many of us anticipate the holidays with excitement. But the holiday season can also bring with it stress, grief, or other mental health issues. When stress is at its peak, can be hard to stop and regroup.
As the 10th leading cause of death in the US, suicide impacts us more often than we may realize. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that more than 1 million Americans attempt suicide each year – a heartbreaking number. Early detection of suicidal behaviors can save lives.
If your child is off to college – and particularly if your youngest child is off to school or has moved out of the house – the back-to-school season can be especially challenging.
Too much stress in your life can lead to anxiety, depression, and other health concerns. Try these helpful tips from AtlantiCare Behavioral Health to reduce your stress level when you're feeling overwhelmed.
Feeling blue? Try these 6 easy mood boosters.
We all feel down or anxious at times. How do you know when those emotions might signify depression or an anxiety disorder?
As adults, we may take for granted our own self-esteem: the sense of worth we get from our jobs, from other activities, or from the gratifying relationships we have with friends, coworkers, and spouses and other family members. But for children, who are constantly learning about the world and their place in it, self-esteem might not come so naturally.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month. If you want to cut back on your alcohol consumption, these tips from the National institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism can help you limit your alcohol consumption.