How Climate Change Affects Mental Health

How Climate Change Affects Mental Health

Climate change is impacting all aspects of health to the extent that some are declaring a health emergency. This declaration makes clear the implications of environmental changes on physical and mental health, with effects that are both direct and indirect. In 2016...
Mental Health in Conflict Situations

Mental Health in Conflict Situations

Mental disorders are on the rise in the world on the whole, but according to World Health Organization (WHO) estimates, about one person in five living in a conflict situation is affected by some form of mental disorder. The afflicting disorders can range from mild...
4 Ways to Love Someone With an Addiction

4 Ways to Love Someone With an Addiction

Watching a loved one succumb to an addiction is frightening and frustrating, whether the disease comes on quickly or happens gradually. It’s hard to know how to help when a friend or family member is struggling with a compulsion to drink or use drugs. While...

Mental Health in the Hospitality Industry

After the shocking death of Anthony Bourdain this past summer, the restaurant and hospitality industry has been taking a hard look at their overall mental health and how they better equip those within the industry to open up about their mental well-being. Restaurants...
Signs of Mental Illness in Children

Signs of Mental Illness in Children

Most parents have the best interests of their children at heart. If fever spikes or an unexplained rash appears, you rush to the pediatrics’ office. Visible wounds are relatively easy to notice, but it’s different for mental illnesses. About one in five...