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Forgotten At Our Own Peril: The Opioid Crisis

Public attention shifted to COVID-19, but the opioid epidemic is ongoing.

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The Science of Happiness: How to Overcome Pandemic Grief

Two years into a global pandemic, the many ways COVID-19 has affected our mental health is becoming clear.

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Two Years Into the Pandemic, Teens Logging on for Help

Physicians across the UVM Health Network are using video visits and telehealth appointments to meet the growing need for adolescent mental health care

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How to Handle the Holidays

A time of togetherness after a long period of isolation may be downright anxiety-provoking. Expert guidance provides tips and tricks to prepare.

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First With Kids: What You Need to Know About Teen Suicide

Suicide is a leading cause of death for 15 to 24-year-olds. Lewis First, MD, Chief of Pediatrics at the University of Vermont Children's Hospital, provides advice to parents when dealing with this difficult subject.

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Surprising Signs of Depression: 4 Early Clues to Watch For

An increase in alcohol or drug use, thoughts of self-harm or suicide: These are the obvious indicators of depression. But psychiatrist Robert Althoff, MD, Ph.D., says more subtle signs of depression may sneak up on you.

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Stress Tested: How to Cope After a Very Long Year

In this Q+A, Aron Steward, Ph.D., Chief of Psychology at the UVM Health Network – Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital shares her tips for understanding and improving your mental health after this very challenging year. 

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Hey Man, These Small Changes Have a Big Impact on Your Health

Most health issues are largely preventable, but studies show many men don’t access health care regularly. In honor of Men’s Health Month, we asked an expert for simple advice for guys hoping to live a healthier lifestyle.

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6 Snack Foods and 3 Easy Recipes to Reduce Your Stress

UVM Medical Center nutrition experts Stephanie Gall, DCN, RD, CD and Leah Pryor give stress-fighting snacks and recipes to fuel you with helpful antioxidants, protein and anti-inflammatories.

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10 Tips to Becoming More Resilient

If there’s a silver lining to the last year, it’s that we figured out how to cope with an enormous amount of stress. The lessons we’ve learned will help us overcome future challenges, say the experts.

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Sidelining the Stigma

A pioneering approach to mental health treatment aims to improve access and preserve privacy.

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A Sad Connection: Depression and Heart Disease

Studies show a link between depression and heart disease, with each condition raising the risk of the other. As we navigate an uncertain future due to COVID, understanding the correlation could help save your life, or the life of someone you love.

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Ready for a Mental Reboot?

The global pandemic has thrown many of us off of our routines, increased our stress and kick-started some unhealthy habits. The length of time it has lasted, and the reduced access to familiar ways to cope and recharge — exercise, visiting friends and family — has made a bad situation even worse.

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COVID-19 Disrupted Everything, Including Sleep

Have you developed insomnia during the pandemic? You are not alone. Here is some expert guidance to help you take control and rest easy.

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Fight Your Grief by Finding Gratitude

We’re embarking on a complicated holiday season where we’re urged to stay home and physically distance. This is hard, but our expert shares the science of gratitude, along with three exercises that can help you feel more positive and less stressed.

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