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Can Addiction Happen Among Healthcare Workers?

Can Addiction Happen Among Healthcare Workers?

Did you know that doctors and nurses account for some of the highest rates of addiction in the workforce? Healthcare workers may develop substance addiction when they use drugs or alcohol to cope with work-related stress. There are a few key reasons for this phenomenon: high levels of stress and high accessibility to drugs. The … Read more

How Do You Help a Loved Onee with Mental Health Needs?

How Do You Help a Loved Onee With Mental Health Needs?

People with substance addiction tend to develop co-occurring mental health problems because both conditions share many root causes and affect similar areas of the brain. The interconnectivity between these two conditions has been seen more acutely during the pandemic. In any case, full recovery requires that both addiction and mental health issues be treated simultaneously. … Read more

Dangers of Toxic Relationships and Mental Health

Dangers of Toxic Relationships and Mental Health

Toxic relationships can have a damaging impact on people’s emotional and mental health, though these health hazards are often quite hidden. Culture at large has made a movement toward positive things like healthy foods, fitness opportunities, and creating your own dream job. The next step should be to spread awareness and tips on how to … Read more

How Do You Improve Mental Health With Nutrition?

How Do You Improve Mental Health With Nutrition?

A well-balanced and nutrient-rich diet can sustain both your body and mind. The benefits of good nutrition intake do not stop with physical aspects but also help with improved concentration, prolonged attention span, and good decision-making. They can also help you reduce stress and cope with depression symptoms. The “food for the mood” adage has … Read more

Bullying and Mental Health Issues

Bullying and Mental Health Issues

Bullying can happen among all age groups in every social setting from school to work to the internet. It can have many forms, including physical, verbal, social, and even virtual manifestations. Verbal bullying may happen by teasing and threatening, while social bullying can involve spreading rumors and encouraging others to exclude the victim. Because of … Read more

Recognizing Mental Health Problems in Children

Recognizing Mental Health Problems in Children

Mental health problems among children are real, especially after the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic. Not many parents seek professional diagnosis or treatment, though. Untreated mental health issues may disrupt a child’s academic achievement and social life in school. They also tend to have a higher risk for substance use disorder when approaching adolescence. Parents are in … Read more

Racial Trauma and Mental Health

Racial Trauma and Mental Health

In the past few years, racial conflicts and traumatic events have led to an increase in mental health problems among black people, indigenous people, and people of color (collectively known as BIPOC) in the United States. Race-based trauma is a particular form of trauma because it comes from the daily manifestations of systemic racism and … Read more

Bullying and Mental Health Among Youth

Bullying and Mental Health Among Youth

Parents and educators have long been concerned about how bullying may negatively affect the mental health and general wellbeing of youth. These effects include low self-esteem, low sense of security, anxiety, social withdrawal, and depression. All these negative emotions affect not only youth who are being bullied, but also bystanders of bullying behaviors. Bullying is … Read more