Mind/Body Health: How Heart Health is Connected to Mental Health

Mind/Body Health: How Heart Health is Connected to Mental Health

Mind/Body Health: How Heart Health is Connected to Mental Health

You might think heart disease is linked only with physical activities — a lack of exercise, poor diet, smoking and excessive drinking. While these habits do heighten the risk of high blood pressure, heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular problems,…

Pine Rest’s Mother & Baby Program Turns Seven

Pine Rest’s Mother & Baby Program Turns Seven

WWMT reporter Rachel Glaser interviewed with Mother & Baby Program Nurse Practitioner Robi Thomas and past patient Carrie Miles about her perinatal mood and anxiety disorder. WWMT produces a weekly news segment called State of Mind focused on mental health issues in the region.

9 Tips for Supporting Someone After a Loved One Dies

9 Tips for Supporting Someone After a Loved One Dies
By Bob VandePol, MSW Supporting someone after a loved one dies provides a daunting challenge. Those you reach out to will never forget your response. Neither will you. The following suggestions have proven helpful: 1. Listening is the most effective...

When Teens Need More Than Outpatient Therapy

When Teens Need More Than Outpatient Therapy

With our Adolescent PHP program, teens receive expert, intensive and structured daily care a teen would experience in the hospital while they are still able to return home each evening.

How Psychologists Can Help with Weight Management

How Psychologists Can Help with Weight Management

Many people struggle with weight control. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 33 percent of U.S. adults are overweight and an additional 36 percent are obese. Approximately one in six children in the U.S. is obese. People…

How to Practice Gratitude and Increase Your Happiness

How to Practice Gratitude and Increase Your Happiness
Perhaps you’ve heard that being more grateful can help you have a more positive mood. In fact, recent research has shown that grateful people tend to be happier, healthier and more fulfilled. Being grateful helps us deal with stress and...