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5 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

Follow our psychologist’s tips for a more peaceful holiday season.

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Finding Balance at the Holidays

Experts offer tips to temper big feelings and big appetites.

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Kids and Suicide

The pandemic exacerbated mental health issues, but experts are concerned with increasing rates of suicidal ideation in youth.

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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.

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Barriers to Care

5 reasons why historically marginalized groups face unique challenges when it comes to mental health treatment.

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Does Food Impact Our Mental Health?

Research shows food choice can slow cognitive decline and decrease anxiety and depression.

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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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