Posted on October 27, 2022 - One in five adults experience mental illness in the United States with one in 20 experiencing mental illness that interferes with daily life and function. Moreover, 1 in 15 adults experience both a substance use disorder and mental illness together. Over 12 million adults had serious thoughts of suicide in 2020. The U.S. government is trying to address the gap in mental health care: it recently approved nearly $35 million to strengthen and expand community mental health services programs for children and young adults and in July implemented a 9-8-8 Suicide and Crisis Line to provide compassionate, accessible help. But, ensuring mental health matters as much as physical health begins at home.
Posted on October 25, 2022 - Remember the ice bucket challenge? A drug developed with money from the 2014 viral social media challenge is now on the market.
Posted on October 20, 2022 - Lots of us have collections. Maybe you bring home a new refrigerator magnet from every vacation destination you visit. Perhaps you love jewelry and have a statement necklace for every occasion. Maybe rare baseball cards are carefully stored and organized in a box in your basement. But compulsive hoarding is different from an out-of-control collection or two.
Posted on October 18, 2022 - 91% of parents say that their family is less stressed when they eat together.
Posted on October 13, 2022 - “It’s not how old you are, it’s how you are old.” — Jules Renard Conversation topics center on the weather or latest ailments. Getting up elicits grunts and groans. Birthday cards poke fun about impending death. Dinner after 6 p.m. seems tiring. Face it: you are getting older.