Effects of Alcohol on Mental Health

Author: Anabel Feauto Drink to celebrate? Drink when you feel blue? How about after work with your co-workers? Alcohol and mental health are closely connected. Alcohol can play a role in the development and progression of a mental health condition like depression or anxiety. It is not uncommon for people to have an addiction to […]

Financial Stress and Mental Health

If you find yourself worried about money, you are not alone. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), 72% of Americans feel stressed about money at least some of the time. There is a common connection between financial stress and mental health. There are many financial stressors that people can be impacted by. Stressor such […]

Loneliness Effects Mental Health

Author: Racheal Boyd Loneliness is the feeling of being alone, even in social situations. Everyone has experienced loneliness, however, it can sometimes become consuming. These feelings are often over whelming, depressing, and frustrating. Not only is loneliness a public health concern, it is a global human phenomenon. Humans are social beings. We require healthy social […]

What to Know About Seasonal Affective Disorder

Author: Racheal Mosimann When the seasons change, sometimes how we feel, think or handle life can change as well. The seasons changing affects everyone in their own way. There are some that thrive on the change in seasons and some that hardly notice. This can cause the changing seasons to be overwhelming and difficult to […]

The Holiday Blues and Mental Health

Author: Racheal Mosimann When one is thinking about the holiday season, they often think about lights, gifts, good food and so much more. For most, the holidays have fond memories with friends and family. It’s a time of hope and happiness that is unlike any other time of the year. With the hustle and bustle […]


Author: Racheal Mosimann Gratitude is the quality of being thankful. When people think of November, they often think of being grateful. Not only is Thanksgiving in November, but November is National Gratitude month. The importance of gratitude goes beyond having a positive attitude. Gratefulness can improve your dopamine, oxytocin and serotonin levels. All of these […]

Ending Mental Health Stigma

Author: Racheal Mosimann Mental Illness Awareness Week is from October 2nd-9th, 2022. This week serves as a reminder that people who struggle with mental illness are just as capable, deserving and important as those without. It is important to shine a light on mental illness and mental health to promote education and understanding as it […]

National Suicide Prevention Month: Losing Someone to Suicide

Author: Racheal Mosimann September is National Suicide Prevention month. Because of this, it is important to open conversations about suicide and the effects. Like other types of loss, losing someone to suicide can be one of the most challenging events to go through. Suicide is not only the loss of a life. It is the […]

Coping with the Mental Impact of Traumatic Events

Author: Racheal Mosimann We all have experienced some type of traumatic event in our lives. Whether or not someone struggles with mental illness, trauma is very difficult to endure. There are many ways a person can experience trauma and there are various ways people react to trauma. It is common for different people to have […]

Why BIPOC Mental Health Month Matters

Author: Racheal Mosimann July is BIPOC mental health awareness month. Originally founded by Bebe Moore Campbell in 2008, this month is to bring awareness to the mental health of those a part of the black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) community. To understand the importance and benefits of this month, it is essential to […]