Navigating Social Occasions During the Holidays with Social Anxiety
Navigating social occasions during the holidays can be challenging for people with social anxiety. However, there are strategies that both guests and hosts can employ to make the experience more enjoyable for everyone. Here are some tips.
Managing Work Stress: Effective Strategies for a Healthier You
Work stress is a common problem, with 80% of people reporting that they feel stressed when at work. Stress is a natural response to pressure or challenges. It can be helpful in motivating us to meet deadlines or overcome obstacles. However, too much stress can have negative consequences for our physical and mental health. Here are some tips to help you learn to cope with stress and maintain your well-being.
Emotional Intelligence: Why It's Important for Mental Health and Tips to Achieve It
Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to understand and manage your own emotions, as well as recognize and influence the emotions of those around you. It is a key skill for success in all areas of life, from personal relationships to professional advancement. Find out the positive way that emotional intelligence affects your mental health and how you can achieve it.
Controlling Your Emotions When People Speak Negatively to You or About You
It's normal to feel negative emotions when people speak negatively to you or about you. However, it's important to control your reaction and avoid letting their words bring you down. Here's some tips to help you control your emotions in those difficult situations.
Today's Artists and Athletes: Raising Awareness About Mental Health
There has been a growing movement of artists and athletes who are speaking out about their own experiences with mental illness and raising awareness about the importance of mental health care.
These celebrities are using their platform to reach millions of people and help them understand that mental illness is a common and treatable condition.
Suicide: How to Identify If Someone Is At Risk and How To Help
Suicide is a serious problem in the United States. In fact, roughly 125 people die by suicide every day. So, in order for us to be able to help prevent suicide, it is important for us to know how to identify the signs of suicide risk and provide support to those who are struggling. Here's what you need to know.
Back to School Toolkit: Youth & Technology
Virtual spaces are everywhere and have become a constant presence, offering social connectedness and the ease of instant communication. But the online world of selfies and social media also brings with it challenging situations that can have a negative impact on youth mental health.
Mental Health America's 2023 toolkit, "Selfies, Social, And Screens: Navigating Virtual Spaces For Youth", provides information, tips, and resources for young people, caregivers, and school personnel on how to protect youth mental health in a digital world.