October 8, 2018

World Mental Health Organization aims to raise mental health awareness

Submitted by Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton The international mental health community is gearing up for its yearly, planned moment in the spotlight. The World Health Organization observes World […]
April 10, 2020

Apps for mental health and introspection

The National Alliance on Mental Illness has a number of apps to help anyone with a smartphone and a desire to improve their mental health through practice and introspection.
April 17, 2020

Get up and move to improve mental health

We are probably feeling a bit cramped right now with all the limits we hear about saying we can’t do things, so try looking at what we can do.
May 14, 2020

Different ways of coping with COVID-19

Our purpose in all of this is to stay safe. Stay safe physically and emotionally. Those are the goals. After that, go ahead and pick up a new hobby, or stay home and do nothing; or find a balance between the two.
May 22, 2020

Trying to understand each other during COVID-19

When we feel irritated, frustrated or annoyed with other people, trying to understand them and their thoughts will certainly help reduce those feelings. Almost every time we feel one of these three feelings, it is because we do not understand something about where others are coming from.
May 22, 2020

Space can be a good thing

While many of us long for the kind of human contact we knew in the recent past, we can still experience too much closeness at times with the people we love. I know this seems confusing, and that’s because it is! But it’s also okay.
October 23, 2020

Overcoming coronavirus stress

In recent months, CPN Behavioral Health Department Psychologist Shannon Beach has noticed a shift in anxiety focused first on the virus and sickness to its consequences now, such as quarantine, uncertainty, life management and more.