Managing your mental health during the holidays

Managing your mental health during the holidays

CHICAGO (WLS) – Vacations can be stressful for all Americans, especially those concerned with their mental health. Large gatherings, parties, social events and the pandemic have created a need for everyone to navigate the holidays. -Start with a positive mindset and leave your luggage behind. – Detour around your triggers. – Slow down on emotional … Read more

Parenting with a mental illness can be made easier with the right support network

Parenting with a mental illness can be made easier with the right support network

The father of two, Duncan Large, knows what it’s like to be a parent with a mental illness. The 63-year-old, based in Melbourne, remembers a time in the mid-30s when things came to a head. “My marriage was about to disintegrate, my profession was in the middle of a recession, and I was really starting … Read more

New tool to guide nutrition counseling in schizophrenia patients

New tool to guide nutrition counseling in schizophrenia patients

A new tool designed by psychiatrists to help guide nutritional counseling in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorder (SSD) has been released. The worksheet and clinician guide were developed using results from a recent scoping review of the relationship between diet and mental health in patients with SSD, and a feedback process involving a focus group … Read more

COVID mortality risk factors: An unexpected finding

COVID mortality risk factors: An unexpected finding

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in the Medscapes Coronavirus Resource Center. Schizophrenia and severe mood and anxiety disorders are associated with a significantly lower risk of COVID-19, but are associated with a two to four-fold increased risk of death from the virus, new research shows. The study results held after checking … Read more

State legislators promote sweeping legislation to fund mental health and substance abuse programs

State legislators promote sweeping legislation to fund mental health and substance abuse programs

Combating Drug Abuse in Colorado Pettersen has worked throughout his career as a state legislator with bills and initiatives in support of behavioral health and substance abuse programs. For her, it’s personal. “Having had a mother who struggled with a substance abuse disorder pretty much my whole life and lived through it for 30 years … Read more

Britney Spears’ mother Lynne shares freedom of speech after the conservatory ends

Britney Spears’ mother Lynne shares freedom of speech after the conservatory ends

Britney Spears’ mother Lynne shares freedom of speech after conservatory ends | PEOPLE.com Go to content Top navigation Close this dialog window Explore PEOPLE.com Close this dialog window Share and more Close this dialog window See picture Britney Spears’ mother Lynne shares post on ‘Freedom’ after Britney’s Conservatory closes this link is to an external … Read more

Adele previews the anthem ‘Hold On’

Adele previews the anthem ‘Hold On’

Adele previews the anthem ‘Hold On’ | PEOPLE.com Go to content Top navigation Close this dialog window Explore PEOPLE.com Close this dialog window Share and more Close this dialog window See picture Adele previews the anthem ‘Hold On’ in the Nostalgic Amazon Holiday Commercial this link is to an external site that may meet the … Read more

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