Self-Care Tips for Healthcare Workers

During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare services have never been more important. While there have been plenty of discussions about the need to maintain essential health services, too little focus has been placed on the toll that this puts on healthcare providers. In this article, we’re going to cover a few ways that healthcare workers can manage their wellbeing during these difficult times. Here are a … Continue reading Self-Care Tips for Healthcare Workers

Coping With Grief During The Holidays

Kristin Meekhof, LMSW 4 minute read. If you speak to anyone who suffered a loss this year, chances are they will tell you they feel lost. They may also tell you they wish they could quash the holidays all together rather than trying to adapt to these trying times. And since grief is an isolating experience, creating meaningful connections is especially important this year. Although, … Continue reading Coping With Grief During The Holidays

I’m fa-la-la-losin’ it! 3 Tips to Survive the Holidays

Fa-la-la-losin’ it?3 Tips to Deal with Holiday Stress So, tis the season! We’re going to talk about three ways to deal with holiday season stress. By the way, can anyone just FEEL the frustration in this photo? I know it’s not just me. Just seeing this tangled mess and I get annoyed. LOL Home Alone just got real. Usually, when people ask us how it’s … Continue reading I’m fa-la-la-losin’ it! 3 Tips to Survive the Holidays

Addiction and Suicide

By: Mike Muldoon 5 minute read The mental strain associated with both addiction and suicide puts people struggling with substance use disorders at a high risk for suicide when compared to non-substance users. Dual Diagnosis Addiction and suicide are often linked with an additional mental health issue, which is referred to as a dual diagnosis. Addiction used to be (and sometimes still is) thought of … Continue reading Addiction and Suicide

SUICIDE PREVENTION RESOURCES

Emergency Resources 911 Crisis Services National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Network800-273-TALK (8255) (24/7)Online chat: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/ (24/7) Crisis Text LineText HOME to 741-741 (24/7) The Trevor Project – 866-488-7386 (24/7)TrevorSpace – an online international Black Mental Health Resources & NetworksTrevorText – Text START to 678-678. (Mon-Fri 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. EST/12 p.m. to 7 p.m. PST)TrevorCHAT (instant messaging, available seven days a week 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. … Continue reading SUICIDE PREVENTION RESOURCES

The Hidden Crisis in Men’s Mental Health

By Matt Zerker10 min read Just over a year ago, I was suicidal and could not get out of bed. In January 2018, I lost one of my closest friends Christian very suddenly to a pulmonary embolism (the sudden blockage of a major blood vessel in the lung, usually by a blood clot) and it turned my world upside down. Christian was a rock for … Continue reading The Hidden Crisis in Men’s Mental Health

A School Psychologist’s Advice For Students On How To Cope During This ‘New Normal’

By Rahul Kumar9 min read As the pandemic prolongs, many are understandably feeling anxious, worried, and stressed. At BroglieBox, we are speaking to different mental health professionals that are providing support for individuals during this time and sharing tips on how to take care of your mental health.  Access to mental health has become a significant topic amid the pandemic, especially for college students. The … Continue reading A School Psychologist’s Advice For Students On How To Cope During This ‘New Normal’

Taking Time to Relax and Recharge, Especially if You’ve Had to Cancel Plans

By The BroglieBox Team5 min read Ever since quarantine started, plans have changed, events have been cancelled and vacations have been postponed. If you’re someone who has especially struggled with your mental health these past few months, you need remember to take time for yourself to de-stress. Taking a day off or stepping away from work for some self-care activities help us stay healthy, happy, and resilient. It’s essential … Continue reading Taking Time to Relax and Recharge, Especially if You’ve Had to Cancel Plans

10 High Schoolers Share Their Favorite Self-Care Activities

By Elle Rotter6 min read September is National Self-Care Awareness Month and here at BroglieBox, we’re celebrating the small moments dedicated to taking care of ourselves. Recently, psychiatrist Dr. Jessi Gold did a takeover on our Instagram account, where she discussed a variety of self-care activities. Stay tuned for upcoming takeovers from mental health experts on @thebrogliebox Instagram! Right now, amid the seemingly never-ending pandemic, … Continue reading 10 High Schoolers Share Their Favorite Self-Care Activities

Families Can Support Kids’ Mental Health Whether They’re Learning Remotely or at School – Here’s How

By Dr. Erika Bockneck, Ph.D.9 min read The choice between in-person learning, where available, and remote learning is a fraught one for parents. Children experience joy and connection when they learn alongside other kids, but they risk being exposed to the coronavirus. Remote learning at home can protect kids from COVID-19, but does it set back their social-emotional development? It may feel like a stark … Continue reading Families Can Support Kids’ Mental Health Whether They’re Learning Remotely or at School – Here’s How