‘Chaotic transition’: With mental health services diminished, Bozeman Health, Gallatin County try to fill gaps | Health

The Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital’s emergency room is seeing an influx of people seeking mental health care. The hospital has seen an increase – whether people are checking in voluntarily or being brought in by law enforcement – for the past four to six months, said Diane Patterson, the health care system’s chief nursing officer. … Read more

Most Americans feel short mental health breaks boost their well-being, survey finds

article People walk under blooming cherry trees along the Tidal Basin on April 5, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer / Getty Images) WASHINGTON – Mental health has been the focal point for many since the pandemic began. With stress and anxiety seemingly at an all-time high for many related to everyday life, a new … Read more

New Louisville festival raising awareness about mental health

Louisville’s first-ever MindFEST event will be held during Mental Health Awareness Month.Mayor Greg Fischer, community advocates, and the event’s organizers made the announcement on Tuesday. “If you’re struggling with issues like grief, depression and anxiety, you can bet you’re not alone with these battles, “Fischer said. “Those feelings too, might I emphasize, are totally normal.” … Read more

Vida Health Announces Medical Prescribing Services for Physical and Mental Health Business

SAN FRANCISCO – (BUSINESS WIRE) – May 10, 2022– Vida Health announced its expansion into new medical prescribing services for treating physical and mental health conditions together, solidifying its position as a leader in comprehensive cardiometabolic virtual care. Medical prescribing capabilities will enhance the care interventions Vida providers can use to help members with higher-severity … Read more

82% Of Employed Gen Zers Want Mental Health Days, Study Finds.

Credit: getty Traditionally, employee benefits have meant 401K plans, health / life insurance, paid time off, etc., then the “cool companies” added perks like on-site day care, break rooms with ping pong tables and flextime. A recent TalentLMS and BambooHR survey found that a whopping 82% of employed Gen Z employees want mental health days … Read more

Student Mental Health, Already Fragile, Continues in “Wrong Direction” Due To Pandemic

Recent studies tracking the mental health of high school and college students fully underscore concerns regarding the emotional toll the pandemic has taken on these cohorts. However, while the unprecedented challenges students have had to face due to the global health crisis – including a pivot to online classes, severely disrupted academic terms and concerns … Read more

10 Ways To Improve Your Mental Health At Work

Mental health at work has become a top priority. getty The pandemic, inflation, political unrest and numerous other stressors have made mental health at work a top priority. In Mind Share Partners’ 2021 Mental Health at Work Report, the authors found that mental health concerns, not surprisingly, increased over the prior two years. In the … Read more

This ex-Super Bowl champ has a mental health app for Black millennials

In 2016, Ryan Mundy was sitting in a room full of venture capitalists fielding start-up pitches when a thought occurred to him: None of the ideas he’d heard were geared toward solving the biggest issues in his own life. Mundy, a Super Bowl champion in 2009 with the Pittsburgh Steelers, was struggling to find a … Read more

Relax and renew: Holston Valley opens lavender room for employee mental health | News

KINGSPORT – A hospital can bring about high emotions, overwhelming circumstances and daily stress for its health care workers. But Ballad Health is aiming to create a space for its frontline nurses and team members to escape all that. On Friday, Holston Valley Medical Center, along with Ballad’s Bristol Regional Medical Center and Johnson City … Read more

NH mental health experts discuss challenges among the AAPI community

May is Asian American-Pacific Islander Heritage Month. It’s also Mental Health Awareness Month, and with that in mind, New Hampshire mental health experts are weighing in on specific challenges people in the AAPI community may face.According to the 2020 US Census, 3.4% of New Hampshire’s population is Asian, while 0.1 % of Granite Staters are … Read more