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Oct
22
2015

Untreated Mental Illness Devastating to Individuals & Society By Robert Sheehan, MACMHB

Posted by Keswick, Renee        12 Comments

In this environment of fiscal scarcity, it is easy to underestimate the value our behavioral health care system provides and miss the importance of investing in services for those with behavioral health issues (mental illness and substance use disorders) and intellectual and developmental disabilities. [Read More...]

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Jun
24
2015

Integrating Physical and Mental Health Care - by Mike Vizena, MACMHB

Posted by Keswick, Renee        9 Comments

We often hear about mental health and physical health as if they were unrelated, two different ways of being healthy. But in recent years the correlation between the two has become more obvious and recognition of ways that each impacts the other is more prevalent. [Read More...]






Feb
25
2015

Eating Disorder Awareness Month an Opportunity to Educate on Mental Illness

Posted by Keswick, Renee        9 Comments

Eating disorders are serious and complex mental illnesses that do not discriminate and affect men and women alike. Since February is National Eating Disorders Awareness Month it serves as an opportunity to bring light to these potentially life-threatening mental illnesses. [Read More...]






Feb
13
2015

Who has Time to go to a GYM? - By Dr. Anthony Ellis, GHS Staff Psychiatrist

Posted by Keswick, Renee        8 Comments

Many of us make New Year’s resolutions to “work out more”, “get fit”, or “lose weight.” Unfortunately surveys show that 4 out 5 people will have fallen off the fitness wagon by the end of January.The problem with the gym is time. It takes 30 minutes to get there and back, 45 minutes to an hour to work out, and 15 minutes to shower, dress, and pack up your things and get home. The few who can muster the fortitude to do this before work never see their family in the AM, and the people who do it after work arrive home at 7PM. In this economy, who has $50 a month to pay to a gym, and then find you really can’t fit it in consistently? [Read More...]

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