Depression in the Pandemic Workplace: What Can We Do?

Depression in the Pandemic Workplace: What Can We Do?

Depression in the Pandemic Workplace: What Can We Do?

By Bob VandePol, MSW The pandemic and all the ensuing uncertainty and disruption in our lives, communities and globally has fueled a surge of individuals reporting depression symptoms. Some surveys report as many as three times more than in a…

Mindfulness: The Ultimate Grounding

Mindfulness: The Ultimate Grounding

Living on autopilot is a type of disassociation, we miss out on the life we could be experiencing without even realizing it. Mindfulness helps restore the balance and feel fully alive.

October 10 is World Mental Health Day

October 10 is World Mental Health Day

October 10 is World Mental Health Day. According to the World Health Organization, close to 1 billion people worldwide live with with a mental health disorder, yet mental health continues to be one of the most overlooked areas of public…

Mental Illness Stigma Keeps People From Seeking Help

Mental Illness Stigma Keeps People From Seeking Help
October 4-10, 2020 is National Mental Illness Awareness Week. Half of all lifetime cases of mental illness in the U.S. begin by age 14 and 75% by age 24. Yet, the average delay between onset of symptoms and intervention is...

Preparing Your “Care Package”: Celebrating the Holidays During COVID-19

Preparing Your “Care Package”: Celebrating the Holidays During COVID-19

The holidays have always had the ability to bring joy as well as compound stress, grief, depression and anxiety. This year, COVID-19 risks and restrictions promise to add a unique set of challenges to the mix. A cursory web search…

The Different Faces of Depression

The Different Faces of Depression

October is Depression Awareness Month With over 300 million experiencing depression worldwide, it is one of the most common mental health conditions that exists. Depression affects people of all ages, ethnicity, race, gender and income levels. Yet depression can look…