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Taking Care of You & Your Family’s Mental Wellbeing At Home

Taking Care of You & Your Family’s Mental Wellbeing At Home

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. These unprecedented times have changed many of our daily routines. Children are learning virtually and away from the classroom; college students are back home; and many adults are balancing … Read More

Virtual Recovery Meetings for Ongoing Support

Virtual Recovery Meetings for Ongoing Support

Due to the social distancing we are practicing to slow the spread of COVID-19, most 12-Step recovery groups are not meeting in person. You can still get help. Many programs have regularly scheduled virtual meetings that are increasing in number each day. Behavioral Health Systems knows how hard recovery can be, so we’ve provided information … Read More

Managing Anxiety & Stress During COVID-19

Managing Anxiety & Stress During COVID-19

Mental Health & Coping During COVID-19 Managing Anxiety & Stress The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. Everyone … Read More

CORONAVIRUS 2019-nCoV

CORONAVIRUS 2019-nCoV

What you need to know about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)   What is coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)? Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China. Can … Read More

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Tips for Fighting Holiday Depression

As the holidays approach and another year comes to an end, many enter a period of reflection. Reflection can offer an opportunity to revel in the events of the year, or it can cause us to be consumed with self-doubt and regret. Fortunately, the challenges that come with managing depression during the holidays are not … Read More

International Survivors of Suicide Day - November 23

International Survivors of Suicide Day – November 23

In the aftermath of a loved one’s suicide, you might feel like you can’t go on or that you’ll never enjoy life again. In truth, you might always wonder why it happened — and reminders might trigger painful feelings even years later. Eventually, however, the raw intensity of your grief will fade. The tragedy of … Read More

World Mental Health Day 2019: Focus on Suicide Prevention

World Mental Health Day 2019: Focus on Suicide Prevention

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), every 40 seconds, someone loses their life to suicide. Join us in raising awareness of suicide, the impact it has on people around the world and the role each of us can play to help prevent it. One of the major causes of suicide is mental illness, which … Read More

Mental Illness Awareness Week: October 6 -12

Mental Illness Awareness Week: October 6 -12

What’s the difference between mental health and mental illness? Sometimes the answer is clear, but often the distinction between mental health and mental illness isn’t so obvious. For example, if you’re afraid of giving a speech in public, does it mean you have a mental health condition or a run-of-the-mill case of nerves? Or, when … Read More

Suicide Prevention in the Workplace

Suicide Prevention in the Workplace

Over 40,000 people die by suicide each year in the United States, resulting in the 10th leading cause of death. Suicide is complicated and tragic, but is often preventable. Knowing the warning signs for suicide and how to get help can save lives. While the subject can be difficult to approach, it is important that … Read More

The Connection Between Helping Others and Your Health

The Connection Between Helping Others and Your Health

Do you recall the last time you helped someone by performing an act of kindness? Remember the feeling of joy it gave you and the extra pep in your step? Evidence shows that helping others is beneficial to your mental and physical health. Putting other people’s needs before our own can reduce stress and improve … Read More

Understanding Diversity in the Workplace

Understanding Diversity in the Workplace

Culture & Self-Cultural Awareness Culture includes people with common origins, customs and styles of living, who share a sense of identity and language. Their common experiences shape their values, goals, expectations, beliefs, perceptions and behavior. You identify with a culture that represents your experience, but so does everyone you come in contact with. Workplace Diversity … Read More