Our online resources span many different topics. Read this article from May 7, 2018, about How Physical Activity Can Improve Mental Health, on Sage Day.
Mental Health Tip
Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center staff and supporters share their mental health self-care tips for feeling more peaceful, or changing perspective ...
Physical Activity Guidelines
Regular physical activity can produce long term health benefits by reducing your risk of many health conditions, such as heart disease and diabetes. It can a...
How to manage your mental health
Prolonged psychological stress is the enemy of our mental health, and physical movement is our best weapon to respond. Leon Taylor is a former competitive d...
Why is Physical Activity Important?
Physical activity is essential to prevent and reduce risks of many diseases and improve physical and mental health. It can even help you live longer—research from the American Journal of Preventative Medicine indicates that regular exercise can add up to five years to your life.
What is mental health recovery?
This short animation explains what SRN mean by recovery and the work we are doing to achieve our vision of 'A Scotland where mental health recovery is a reality…
Mental Health Over Coffee
The definition of gaslighting is to manipulate (someone) by psychological means into questioning their own sanity. this usually happens in cases of emotional...
Volunteering Is the Best Kept Secret for Mental Health
I noticed how much volunteering was helping with my anxiety and stress, and there’s science to back it up SHARE Advertisement There are horse barns in New York City. A lot of people don't realize this, but I'm lucky enough to have uncovered this secret through volunteering at a therapeutic riding program for children with disabilities. A couple of Sundays a month, I get up early, drink my coffee on the train to Forest Hills, and spend a few hours helping kids with…
What We're Reading: VA Reforms; Physical Activity Guidelines; Outpatient Mental Health
A law overhauling how the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) allows patients to seek outside care is falling behind in implementation; new government guidelines about physical activity say adults need a minimum of 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity physical activity, or at least 22 minutes a day; more judges around the country are mandating outpatient psychiatric interventions, including therapy and medication, instead of hospitalizations.
How to be an advocate for mental health and wellness
How do you stand up for mental wellness for yourself and for others? We should think about how we talk about mental health, how we look out for our own menta...
How Police Officers Are Battling Mental Health Stigma
More than a dozen local and state police officers, dispatchers and other members of public safety gathered in a first of its kind training in California, cen...
10 myths about parenthood and mental health
Be open about how you’re feeling with your GP, partner, friends and/or family; it’s so important not to hide your emotions if you are feeling low or struggling Related Articles 10 myths about parenthood and mental health We debunk myths about perinatal mental health and encourage parents to talk about how they're feeling There are so many myths and misconceptions around mental health issues, such as…
Mental Health, How to Help?
Greg and Ed answer a question regarding mental health. A woman is asking for help with her sister. Her sister has been struggling with addiction and depressi...
Guide to Residential Mental Health and Addiction Assessment and Treatment
Guide to Residential Mental Health & Addiction Assessment & Treatment If you or a loved one is suffering from mental illness or addiction, contact us for information on our residential programs for adults and adolescents One in four individuals are living with a mental illness, according to the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Mental Health Findings 1 conducted by the Substance Abuse and…
Mental Health Awareness & Maintenance Tips
Finals and the holiday season are here and the end of the year is near-- which means some of us maybe feeling a bit more stressed and overwhelmed. Here are some perspectives, insights and wellness tips about mental health from Rio Salado Counselor Amberly Lebeck Brown to consider-- all year long In the scope of health and wellness, the focus is often on physical well-being while…
FitCity 10: Promoting Physical Activity Through Design
The American Institute of Architects New York Chapter, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, is pleased to announce the tenth annual FitCity conference. The program will bring together architects, planners, designers, developers, gover...
How Physical Activity Improves the Brain
The brain controls everything. EVERYTHING. And we simple do not do enough to promote and maximize our brain health and performance. As the foundation of all ...
10 Reasons Why Play is Important for Mental Health
Photo by A Health Blog (Flickr) You may have noticed that May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Just as it's important for adults to practice self-care and tend to their mental health, it's important for parents to help foster the same skills in children. Mental health should be taken as seriously as physical health. But what you may not realize is that play is vital to your child's mental health. Not only does it have health benefits, but a lack of play can…
These 3 groups are at ‘high risk’ of mental health issues in Canada. Here’s why
More than one in four Canadians are at “high risk” of mental health issues, but it’s millennials, women and those with a low-income who are the most susceptible, a new Ipsos report is warning.
What is Recovery ? Mental Health Europe
What is recovery? How to define it? Is there a specific definition of recovery? For the past few months, we have met and discussed with mental health profess...