Mental Health

8 Promising Professions for Those Interested in Healthcare

by staff

Healthcare is one of those fields that never stops evolving. As an aspiring healthcare professional, you can explore many career options according to your interests and capabilities. But it is important to do proper research to know about the latest industry practices, so you can prepare yourself accordingly.
Depending on your healthcare career choice, you can choose different career paths.

Carmel’s Notes: A former caregiver’s reflections and looking forward

by Carmel Christine

It’s been twelve years since the lightening bolt of change pierced through the effervescent life of my one and only. It is still too heartbreaking to recount, that night, those times, but it changed everything and everyone around him and us and my future hopes. Thankful his life was spared, that was the hardest part of watching his mind taken over. But the best part was watching it unfold to the saved, strengthened and reshaped mind it is, and he is now, both mentally and physically. Now, sharp, keen, determined and skillful in his profession.

Mental Health Awareness Month Spotlight: Former MLB Legend & Minister, Darryl Strawberry

by Steven Sanchez

Former Major League Baseball legend and World Series champion of the New York Mets and New York Yankees, Darryl Strawberry, has a new position he plays now and that’s being an ordained minister. He came to CrossCity Church in Fresno on April 23 and 24 to do a service for those in attendance with the message of how God turned his mess into a message.

4 Benefits of Mental Health Counseling

by Staff

Mental health is a complex topic. Unlike physical ailments, the process to remedy mental health issues is not linear. A counselor has to work diligently to track down the source of the problem, understand the client's circumstances, and administer help accordingly. However, at the same time, mental health counseling enables clients to deal with an array of situations.

Seven Tips to Improve Your Mental Health

by Staff

Spring is arriving and as the weather has started to warm up, we are opening our windows to let in some fresh air. Many of us have started to prepare our homes for the spring and as we declutter our physical spaces, it is equally necessary to remember to let go of the mental clutter as well. It is a good time to let our minds catch a breath of fresh air as well.

Panic Attack By Dennis Palumbo: Review/Giveaway/Interview

by Sharon Tucker

What a pleasure to learn that a new Daniel Rinaldi thriller is out. It’s good to be with Dr. Rinaldi, the quiet, steady therapist who helps us reconnect to our better, more sane selves when life gets out of hand. He counsels survivors of violence and I know I would feel comfortable seeking his help at such a time. It’s also good to go back to visit Pittsburgh, a part of the country I don’t know at all except through these novels. Their setting is rich with the Steel City’s history and atmosphere and with the complexities Rinaldi’s patients, associates, police officers, attorneys, and all those who befriend, tolerate, and actively work for or against the good doctor.

Mental Health Advocate Kelsie Igasan

by Steven Sanchez

The Covid-19 lockdown has been one heck of a roller coaster ride for most Americans. The ones who are most definitely feeling the effects of this quarantine are the mentally ill. Mental health issues are rising among adults during the pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. The facts are disheartening. From June 24 to 30, the CDC reports that U.S. adults reported mental health conditions in higher numbers due to COVID-19; out of more than 5,000 respondents who were contacted in late June, 25.5% of adults between the ages of 18-24 reported having “seriously considered suicide” due to the pandemic.

People Use CBD to Combat Health Ailments, Research Reveals

by staff

Research reveals that many people dealing with daily stress, financial worries, anxiety, or depression are using CBD products to help. These are the most common ailments that made people become CBD users. Sales of CBD products in the U.S. reached $170 million in 2016 and is expected to grow at a 55% annual growth rate. In the next five years, the industry is expected to reach $1 billion.



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