Student-Athlete Earns Prestigious Fulbright Research Award

By Selene Kinder, Fresno State FRESNO STATE — Sydney Fox has made a competition out of taking her education as far as she can. An avid runner since childhood, her analysis concludes that talent only gets you so far — it’s hard work and dedication that get you to the next level. Have fun in … Read more

A psychotherapist shares the 3 exercises she uses every day to ‘stop obsessing about the future’

Stress is a natural response to uncertainty, and it’s normal to find yourself worrying about future events every now and then. But excessive thoughts about the future can be a sign of anticipatory anxiety—a fear of unpredictable future events, which is sometimes a symptom of anxiety disorders. This is something I often see in my … Read more

Week Off Social Media Boosts Mental Health: Study | Health News

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, May 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) — It’s no secret that too much social media can be bad for one’s mental health. Now, research suggests that taking even a brief break from TikTok, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter can ease symptoms of depression and anxiety. Staying off social media for … Read more

Gwinnett Sheriff’s Office task force helping people with mental health needs get assistance | News

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It’s Getting Tougher to Find Spanish-Language Mental Health Services in US | Health News

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) MONDAY, May 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Mental health has become a hot topic during the pandemic, but some groups have been burdened by having too few services available even before the challenges of these past two years. A new study found that while the Hispanic population in the … Read more

Staring at your image on Zoom can have consequences for your mental health

In the past few years, people across the world have spent more time on video chat programs like Zoom and FaceTime than ever before. These applications mimic in-person encounters by allowing users to see the people they are communicating with. But unlike in-person communications, these programs often also show users a video of themselves. Instead … Read more

Hundreds turn out for Arizona Palooza, a free event for mental health services | News

TUCSON (KVOA) – Arizona Palooza, the free event that brings mental health and substance abuse organizations together in one place was held Saturday at Reid Park. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The event aims to reduce stigma and promote an open dialogue about mental health. “So in 2017 we had our first event, and … Read more

SWI Mental Health & Disability Services awards grants to Jennie | Health and Fitness

Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital has been awarded three grants from the Southwest Iowa Mental Health & Disability Services Region to make improvements in its behavioral health services area. Hospital officials discussed plans during a press conference Thursday morning. Jennie, who has a 20-bed inpatient behavioral health unit, received a $100,000 Impact Grant to purchase new … Read more

Health column: Back to basics: Practical mental health information | Opinion

Since the start of the pandemic, more and more people are talking about mental health. More of us are starting to see it for what it is: one important component of our overall health and well-being, just like our physical health. But mental health conditions, resources and conversations can still feel complicated and out of … Read more

Mental Health Awareness Month | Editorial

EDITORIAL WITH PRESIDE AND GENERAL MANAGER DAN JOERRES. >> ON STAGE, COUNTRY MUSIC LEGEND NAOMI JUDD SEEMED CARE FREE WITH HER DAUGHTER BY YOUR SIDE, BUT FOLLOWING HER DEATH, WE WERE REMINDDE THAT OFFSTAGE, SHE WAS FIGHTING A BATTLE WITH A LONGTIME FOE — DEPRESSION. AND WE JUT FOUGHT THAT FIGHT AS HER FANS WATCHED, … Read more