The Effects of Bullying on a Child's Mental Health and What Parents Can Do to Help
One in five children report being bullied at school, while a recent study found 35% of students, grades 6-10, reported having been cyberbullied in the last year. Regardless of the type of bullying, the effects on a child's mental health can be far-reaching and long-lasting. Here's what you need to know.
Back to School Mental Health Tips
Back to school can be a time of excitement and anticipation, but it can also be a time of stress and anxiety. For students who are struggling with their mental health, the transition back to school can be especially challenging. Here are some mental health tips to help.
Integrated Healthcare: What Is It and How Can It Benefit Me?
Integrated healthcare is a model of care that brings together physical and behavioral health providers to deliver coordinated, patient-centered care. This approach recognizes that physical and behavioral health are interconnected, and that addressing both is essential for the best health outcomes. Find out more ...
Senior Mental Health: Concerns, Illness, and Resources
As we age, our mental health can become more fragile. We may experience changes in our mood, memory, and thinking. We may also be more vulnerable to mental health disorders, such as depression, anxiety, and dementia.
According to the CDC, around 20% of individuals aged 55 and older are affected by mental health conditions. Let's discuss some common mental health concerns, their contributing factors, preventative tips, and helpful resources.
LGBTQIA+ Teens: Diversity and Inclusion
LGBTQIA+ youth, age 13-18, struggle with the challenges of being different, while also wanting to be included. It is our duty, as an empathetic and inclusive society to try to educate ourselves about the LGBTQ+ community, and learn how to interact with them respectfully, especially when it comes to adolescents. Here is some advice from HCBH Clinical Therapy Intern, Annie Walk.
How to Support a Loved One Through a Difficult Time
Sometimes, in life, we experience difficult times that feel extraordinarily challenging and overwhelming. During these times, it is important to have a confidant to listen, love, and support you through it all. In turn, it is also important for you to be there for the people you love when they need you most.
If you have a loved one who is going through a tough time, you may be wondering how you can best support them. Here are some tips.
Benefits to Seeking Professional Help For Your Mental Health Concerns
Mental health is just as important as physical health, and it's important to seek professional help if you're struggling with a mental health concern. A mental health professional can provide you with the support and resources you need to manage your mental health and improve your overall well-being. Find out more benefits to seeking professional help for your mental health concerns.
Mental Health Awareness: Why It Matters and How You Can Help
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about mental health and mental illness. Raising awareness is important, as it helps to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health, educate people about mental illness, and increase access to mental health resources. Here's what you can do to help!
What is Social Anxiety?
Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is a serious condition that can interfere with a person's life. People with SAD may have trouble working, going to school, or making friends. They may also have trouble forming romantic relationships. Yet, it is the most common anxiety disorder, affecting an estimated 15% of adults in the United States. Let's learn more!
Mental Health vs. Mental Illness. What's the difference?
Mental health awareness has gone main stream, with several top stars; such as Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Serena Williams, Pete Davidson and more, generously lending their voice and personal experience with mental health challenges, to help raise awareness. This, and other factors have played an important role in reducing stigma and normalizing conversations about mental health. Now that the conversation has started, it is important to understand commonly used – and misused - mental health terms and why they matter.
Certified Mental Health Worker (CMHW): Your Gateway to a Fulfilling Mental Health Career in Wyoming with Only a Bachelor’s Degree