Mental Health Archive

Self Advocacy

Hispanics See High Prevalence of Depression, Food Worries During COVID-19

30/07/2021 06:00am | 525 views

More than a quarter of U.S. adults who participated in an online survey given in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic were experiencing symptoms of current depression, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows, with the prevalence of mental distress highest among Hispanics.

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Behavioral Tendencies

Our mental health crashed in 2020. Recovery could take years

29/07/2021 06:00am | 550 views

James was first diagnosed with depression in 2017. Life was a struggle for much of his mid-20s, and hiding in bed provided the only source of comfort. It took three years of medication, therapy and strenuous lifestyle changes, but James began to recover as 2019 came to a close. "For the first time in a long time," he said, "I began to feel hopeful about the future." Then COVID-19 hit.

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Parenting

13 science-backed tips for optimizing you and your family's immune system

28/07/2021 06:00am | 520 views

With most schools back to seminormal operations across the country -- that is, in-person classes with standard COVID-19 precautions) -- families have to think about how to keep everyone safe at home and in their respective day-time environments.

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Behavioral Tendencies

Studies Show Hispanic Communities Are Struggling To Talk About Mental Health With Their Loved Ones

25/05/2021 06:00am | 417 views

By Christian Torres, Wichita Journalism Collaborative.

Mental health has been at the forefront of many discussions due to the pandemic and all the disruptions it has caused. But for some, the topic of mental health is one that tends to be pushed to the corner.

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Parenting

How to help your kids break out of their pandemic bubble and transition back to being with others

29/04/2021 06:00am | 538 views

Dominique A. Phillips, University of Miami and Jill Ehrenreich-May, University of Miami

As the U.S. enters a new stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, some children may be hesitant to resume in-person social interactions

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