Summer Survival Tips for Parents

Summer Survival Tips for Parents

Summer Survival Tips for Parents

Let’s be honest. Being a parent is a full-time job no matter the season, but we’d all like to recapture some of the carefree feelings and relaxation of summertime. Our clinicians whole-heartedly agree. In fact, they encourage you to find…

Managing Employee Anxiety and Fear as Final COVID-19 Workplace Restrictions are Lifted

Managing Employee Anxiety and Fear as Final COVID-19 Workplace Restrictions are Lifted

Many organizations are attempting to create a “new normal” for employees after 16 months of remote work or strict in-person safety guidelines. As employers work to make wise decisions for their workforce, it’s important to recognize employees’ fear, discomfort and anxiety about this transition. Experts from the Pine Rest EAP offer advice and tips on successfully managing this change.

WZZM: Gordon Greer Addresses Importance of Men’s Mental Health

WZZM: Gordon Greer Addresses Importance of Men’s Mental Health
June 22, 2021 June is Men's Health Month! Pine Rest therapist Gordon Greer recently appeared on WZZM13's My West Michigan to talk about about men's mental health, why depression in men often goes undiagnosed or untreated, and where those who...

Rustic Market 50th Anniversary Featured on Maranda

Rustic Market 50th Anniversary Featured on Maranda
As the Rustic Market thrift store celebrates 50 years of being in business with its "50 Days of Deals" promotion this summer, Maranda and her crew came out to interview store manager Carrie VanDenBrink and learn more about the store's...

Sending your child to camp? Tips on how to manage your worries.

Sending your child to camp? Tips on how to manage your worries.
Sending kids off to summer camp is emotionally tough on parents, even if it’s not your first time. It’s normal to be concerned about your children’s physical and emotional well-being, but excessive worrying is unproductive and stressful. According to researchers,...

Family Dinners for the Rest of Us: Making Mealtimes Meaningful

Family Dinners for the Rest of Us: Making Mealtimes Meaningful
In a 24/7 world, connecting as a family is something we all know we should do but can’t seem to find the time to do. Between parents’ work schedules, sports, dance and homework, many of us live more like roommates...

WOTV Maranda: The Importance of Fathers with Dr. Ron DeVries

WOTV Maranda: The Importance of Fathers with Dr. Ron DeVries
June 15, 2021 Dr. Ron DeVries appeared on WOTV's Maranda to talk about the important role men play in their kids' lives and why taking good care of mental health is so important for fathers. "Research has shown that men...

WXYZ: COO Bob Nykamp Addresses State’s Psychiatric Bed Shortage

WXYZ: COO Bob Nykamp Addresses State’s Psychiatric Bed Shortage
June 14, 2021 Pine Rest Vice President and COO, Bob Nykamp, was recently interviewed by WXYZ Detroit for a story about Michigan's shortage of psychiatric beds which is affecting pediatric patients especially hard. The state is currently short more than...