mental health

I'm Listening: Dr. Michael Lindsay Sees an Increase in Childhood Anxiety During COVID and Social Unrest

Dr. Michael Lindsey joins us this year on our special 2-hour I’m Listening broadcast to offer his insight into child and adolescent mental health in the age of COVID and social unrest.
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I'm Listening: Self-Checking Your Mental Health Status

We’re taking some time out of our day to do some humble housecleaning. Our thoughts can have incredible power over our bodies, and it’s worth setting aside some space to truly come to terms with ideas and mindsets that can affect our moods.
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Logic Breaks Down '1-800' Lyrics and the Importance of Human Connection

Breaking down the lyrics “I never had a home, ain’t nobody callin’ my phone. Where you been? Where you at? What’s on your mind?” rapper Logic explains, “nobody is saying that to this person.”
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Study: 78 Minutes of Music a Day Improves Mental Health

The study examined the listening habits of 7,500 people and how they affected their physical and mental well-being. Music is tied to emotion and researchers say they were able to quantify it with this study.
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Study Shows Playing a Musical Instrument Is Good for Your Mental Health

It could be the creative outlet, it could be the stress relief, most likely it’s just because making music is a whole lot of fun! A new study, meant to explore how learning an instrument can affect a person’s mood, has produced some positive results.
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6 Tips to Boost Your Child's Mental Health During COVID-19

Educating kids about COVID-19 without scaring them into nightmares can be tricky, but parents need to have serious conversations with their children to keep them safe and calm. Here are tips to boost your child’s mental health.
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11 Podcasts That Focus on Mental Wellbeing and Self-Care

These podcasts will help give you those moments throughout the day to think about your mental health and work on having a moment of pause to reflect on yourself.
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New Collection of Mobile Apps Helps With COVID-19 Anxiety, Depression: Study

Northwestern said a new study, published May 20 in JAMA Psychiatry, states the collection of mobile apps called Intellicare offer special content to help people reduce the stress and anxiety of dealing with the pandemic.
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Remote Counseling Sees Spike In Demand

A growing part of the medical industry has seen an increase in demand because of COVID-19. Therapists say more people are seeking out remote mental health counseling as they deal with uncertainty related to the virus. Read more.
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Prescriptions for Anti-Anxiety Medicines Spike Amid Coronavirus: Report

More people across the United States are taking anti-anxiety medications as the coronavirus continues to spread. A new report says prescriptions for these medicines are spiking amid the coronavirus.
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