Showing Stories tagged with: Mental Health
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January 13, 2023
Kids and Suicide
The pandemic exacerbated mental health issues, but experts are concerned with increasing rates of suicidal ideation in youth.
November 30, 2022
5 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress
Follow our psychologist’s tips for a more peaceful holiday season.
November 9, 2022
Finding Balance at the Holidays
Experts offer tips to temper big feelings and big appetites.
August 30, 2022
Mental Health Care is Health Care
In 2020, even before COVID-19 increased many people’s anxiety and depression, nearly one third of University of Vermont Medical Center primary care patients reported mental health or substance use concerns.
July 15, 2022
Barriers to Care
5 reasons why historically marginalized groups face unique challenges when it comes to mental health treatment.
April 6, 2022
Does Food Impact Our Mental Health?
Research shows food choice can slow cognitive decline and decrease anxiety and depression.
January 10, 2022
Forgotten At Our Own Peril: The Opioid Crisis
Public attention shifted to COVID-19, but the opioid epidemic is ongoing.
December 21, 2021
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.
December 1, 2021
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
November 18, 2021
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.
November 12, 2021
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.
September 24, 2021
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.
July 30, 2021
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.
June 10, 2021
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.
May 6, 2021
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.