Acknowledging emotional problems is the first step to getting help. But for teenagers it can be especially hard to do.Tips for starting the conversation.
LETTERS: How to boost mental health awareness: Talk
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which gives us a chance to promote mental health awareness in our community. But how do we do that? Who do we talk to? What do we say?These are not easy questions.I think we start by acknowledging the presence of mental health issues, and we talk about these issues...
Advice on talking about mental health problems
It's time to change and stop hiding mental health and start opening up and talking. Here is some advice on how you can talk to friends and family.
How to talk about mental health in a way that’s actually helpful
Follow these dos and don’ts to keep it all about the love—with zero screeching halts to the conversation.
Mental health specialist shares tips on talking to kids about tragedies
When tragedy strikes, parents and teachers struggle with what, and how much to tell their children. The Daily News contacted Tanya Martin, a licensed social worker and mental health specialist
Why We Need to Be Talking About New Zealand Musicians’ Mental Health
New research reveals Kiwis working in the music industry are more than twice as likely to have suicidal thoughts than the general population.
REAL TALK: What Black People Really Think About Mental Health [VIDEO]
What do we really think about mental health and mental health counseling? You’d be surprised…or not. It seems like we’ve come a long way, but we’ve also stood still. Below i…
You're tidy, not 'OCD': Let's talk about how we talk about mental health
With Bell's annual Let's Talk Day — focused on encouraging people to talk about mental health — here again, it's a good opportunity to look at the language we use when we're doing that, says Sam MacKinnon.
Symptoms of Alzheimer's, Mental Health...
When her mother developed dementia, Alex Witchel's father tried to deny it and she tried to fix it. They both failed. Read how learning to cope with dementia is an ongoing process.
Family Physicians Voice Questions at Town Hall Meeting
AAFP leaders took members' questions on topics ranging from board certification to midlevel provider training during the 2019 AAFP Leadership Conference Town Hall meeting on April 26.
Many women experience perinatal mental health issues, so why does nobody talk about it?
Many women suffer from perinatal anxiety, and too many of them either aren't diagnosed, or don't receive the appropriate treatment.
10 Ways To Take Care Of Your Mental Health
1. Put yourself first from time to time. I’m not saying you should abandon your children in a deserted warehouse while you go off on a Mediterranean cruise. I’m just saying that sometimes it’s OK to take yourself out for coffee or go for a run – whatever it is that you like – even …
How To Prioritize Mental Health At Your Business
With World Mental Health Day in October, these 6 business leaders discuss how to review your workplace policies and culture to give mental health the attention it deserves.
Mental health: What's normal, what's not
Mental health vs. mental illness — Find out how mental illnesses are diagnosed and defined.
How Art Can Be Good For Your Mental Health
Here's an obvious observation: Doing art -- whether music, painting, writing, dance, whatever -- can contribute immeasurably to psychological well-being....
Why Is Exercise Good For Mental Health?
We all know that exercise is good for mental health, but why? What factors involved in physical activity, sports and/or exercise are good for our minds?
Tips and resources to promote good mental health
Next week is Mental Health Wellness Week, an opportunity to consider ways to promote, manage and improve your overall well-being. Mental health plays an important role in how we think, feel, act and relate to others, including our emotional and psychological well-being. It also impacts how we deal with stress and make choices that influence other aspects of our lives. Because of this, it’s important to…