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What to Do When You’re Home bound.  Activity Ideas for Seniors

By |2020-03-24T18:40:36+00:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Education, Mental Health, Public Health|

For seniors who are home bound, it is important to stay engaged and active in order to avoid depression, isolation and boredom, which can sometimes lead to other physical ailments such as insomnia, weight loss, body aches, and fatigue.  There are things you can do to help avoid this from happening. Check out some great ideas [...]

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2020 Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking Cessation

By |2020-02-24T20:27:42+00:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: Mental Health, Public Health|

Smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease, disability, and death in the United States. In 1990, the Surgeon General issued a report on The Health Benefits of Smoking Cessation calling for the need to provide quit-smoking resources to millions of U.S. smokers. The new 2020 report upholds the same critical message and includes all the [...]

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Suicide Awareness

By |2019-10-17T20:24:55+00:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health, Public Health|

Did you know that every 40 seconds, someone loses their life to suicide? In the United States alone, approximately 123 people die every day by suicide. In 2017, suicide was the tenth leading cause of death overall in the United States, claiming the lives of over 47,000 people. This affects individuals of all ages but is [...]

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Maintaining Mental Wellness During the Holidays

By |2018-12-13T15:33:18+00:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health|

Most of the time when we think of the holiday season, we think of joy and good tidings. However for many, the holidays can bring stress, anxiety, or reminders of a lost loved one. When searching for tips to stay healthy during the holiday season, you might find hundreds of tips for healthy eating. But what [...]

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