Showing Stories tagged with: Mental Health
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January 10, 2022
Public attention shifted to COVID-19, but the opioid epidemic is ongoing.
December 21, 2021
Two years into a global pandemic, the many ways COVID-19 has affected our mental health is becoming clear.
December 1, 2021
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
April 30, 2021
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.
April 2, 2021
A pioneering approach to mental health treatment aims to improve access and preserve privacy.
February 23, 2021
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.
January 26, 2021
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.
December 18, 2020
Have you developed insomnia during the pandemic? You are not alone. Here is some expert guidance to help you take control and rest easy.
November 19, 2020
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.