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This election year is marked by unprecedented challenges. Beyond intense political discourse and concerns over election integrity is the ever-looming presence of the COVID-19 pandemic. It can’t be avoided. In the same way that the COVID-19 outbreak upended all aspects of our daily lives — from working in an office to going to school —

By |2020-10-27T10:28:16-08:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Pot Use in Pregnancy Linked With Kids’ Mental Health Issues

The children of mothers who used cannabis during pregnancy had a heightened risk of developing behavioral or mental health problems, a cross-sectional study found. Compared to unexposed children, kids who had an in utero exposure to marijuana were more likely to develop a range of adverse outcomes in childhood, including psychopathology, reduced cognition, and

By |2020-10-27T09:47:56-08:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

The Best Strategies for Parents to Boost Their Mental Health

You know that caring for your mental health is vital. But, as a parent, you’re also limited on time and energy — resources that have only shrunk since the pandemic started. And yet, with a bit of intention, you can absolutely tend to your mental health — even with a demanding career, little to no childcare,

By |2020-09-23T09:36:27-08:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

The Best ADHD Apps of 2020

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a disorder that is commonly associated with children, but more than 9 million American adults also live with the condition. Adult ADHD can cause problems with executive function. This means people with the condition may have a hard time initiating tasks, following through, remembering things, or managing complexity. Many people have

By |2020-09-23T09:27:52-08:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

7 Signs That Online Therapy Might Be Right for You

A no-nonsense resource guide. Health and wellness touch each of us differently. This is one person’s story. There wasn’t anything wrong, really, with my last therapist. He was smart as a whip, caring, and thoughtful. But after more than a year of working together, I had this nagging feeling that I wasn’t getting out

By |2020-09-15T08:11:54-08:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Emotional Intelligence Toolkit

Have you ever felt like stress, anxiety, depression, or anger was controlling you? Do you often act impulsively, doing or saying things you know you shouldn’t, only to regret it later? Or do you feel disconnected from your feelings and emotionally numb? These can all be signs that you need to work on building

By |2020-08-28T15:38:10-08:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

The Mental Health Trauma of the Black Maternal Mortality Crisis

Inequality is rampant throughout the health care system: Women of color are more likely to die of breast cancer, heart disease, and COVID-19, and more likely to report chronic, severe anxiety. There are many reasons—gaps in biomedical research, deliberate discrimination and racism, lack of resources, lack of empathy—all of which come to a head

By |2020-08-28T08:38:13-08:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

How to Make a Self-Care Checklist That Actually Works for You

Life doesn’t always proceed smoothly, to put it mildly. When challenges you face prove difficult to handle, it can tax your emotional health, especially if your overall well-being already has some room for improvement. When you feel physically and emotionally well, it’s often easier to navigate stressors in healthy and productive ways. That’s what

By |2020-08-21T12:59:19-08:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Mental Health During COVID-19: Signs Your Teen May Need More Support

The stress, fear and uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic can wear anyone down, but teens may have an especially tough time coping emotionally. Feeling depressed, hopeless, anxious, or angry during the COVID-19 pandemic may be signs they need more support during this difficult time. How your pediatrician can help Staying in touch with your pediatrician is more important than ever

By |2020-07-31T09:54:24-08:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments
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