Showing Stories tagged with: Mental Health
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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.
October 2, 2020
Seeking out the support of friends and family during your postpartum period is so important. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has created additional challenges for families with new babies. Here are some resources that are available to you at this time.
September 28, 2020
While available evidence indicates that most children are not at higher risk for COVID-19, there are plenty of challenges facing parents and families during the pandemic. Read UVM Medical Center's tips for supporting your child during this time.
September 28, 2020
Parents have been asking what it takes to ensure they do a good job parenting their children - especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lewis First, MD, Chief of Pediatrics at The University of Vermont Children's Hospital, provides advices on how to build resiliency in your child.
June 15, 2020
During Pride Month, it's important to be aware that our LGBTQ+ community has faced increased mental health and safety risks due to COVID-19 isolation. Learn what you should know.
April 23, 2020
Shira R. Louria, PsyD, a psychologist at UVM Medical Center, shares the lessons she learned living through several wars and applies this unique insight to help us face this global health crisis. Learn how to process our reactions and cultivate hope.
April 6, 2020
COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of our lives. We should give ourselves the patience and understanding to acknowledge how truly difficult this time is for both our physical and mental health.
March 30, 2020
Anxiety is natural response to threats that are looming or beyond our control. Here are some strategies that may help you stay healthy and connected in the midst of this pandemic. Tips for coping with anxiety.
January 28, 2020
Northern New England Poison Center Vermont educator Gayle Finkelstein sits down with Dr. Thomas Delaney and Dr. Rebecca Bell to talk about trends in self-poisoning among Vermont youth.
November 26, 2019
The holidays are often among the most joyous and dreaded times of year. We vacillate between savoring food and company versus binging on food and waiting for company to leave. Togetherness and loneliness, appreciating loved ones and missing those not present—if you find yourself seeking some balance amongst such extremes, cultivating gratitude may be worth