Improve Your Mental Health by Being Thankful. Here’s How

Thanksgiving gives us some time to get away from work to unwind with our loved ones while we stuff ourselves with turkey, mashed potatoes, biscuits, and whatever else is on our table. It is also a time for us to reflect on everything that happened in the past year and show our gratitude. You may currently be struggling physically, mentally, socially, or financially and think your life is a failure. Still, if you can relate to anything in those first two sentences, you already have many things to be thankful for. Many people in the United States and worldwide do not have a family to spend time with, a delicious meal to eat, or even a place to sleep. Others may be working throughout the holidays or may be unemployed.

Looking at life in this regard will help you realize how fortunate you are. Looking on the bright side will make you more confident, optimistic, and happier, improving your mental health.

Trends in BH: How they’re shaping the future of PC

The impact of COVID-19 altered the way behavioral healthcare operates and sets objectives. Many Americans were out of work, uninsured, and/or dealing with a new or existing behavioral health disorder, such as depression, anxiety, or substance abuse. The demand for mental health services did not match the resources available, causing those issues to worsen throughout the pandemic.

Substance Abuse: 7 Tips Towards Sobriety

If you are one of those individuals who have an alcohol addiction or developed one due to COVID-19, don’t worry; there is still hope for recovery. In honor of National Recovery Month, here are 7 tips for getting and staying sober.

Technology & the Future of Behavioral Healthcare

Before the pandemic, it was reported that nearly 1 in every 5 adults (18.9%) in the U.S. experience some type of mental health disorder. Between COVID-19, stress over finances, and isolation, 2020 exacerbated that number. The growing need for mental health services became a large-scale issue, which prompted healthcare providers to adopt different types of technology to support behavioral health patients.