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

Here’s How A Psychiatrist is Providing Care To Young People During The Pandemic

By Rahul Kumar6 min read Right now, amid the seemingly never-ending pandemic, many are understandably anxious, worried, and stressed. At BroglieBox, we are speaking to different mental health professionals that are providing support for individuals during this time, and understanding how care has adapted as a result of the pandemic. Generation Z was already experiencing a mental health crisis during this pandemic, as seen by … Continue reading Here’s How A Psychiatrist is Providing Care To Young People During The Pandemic

5 Ways to Get Support Without Having to Talk on the Phone

By Dr. Aliza Werner-Seidler and Dr. Sophie H Li 10 min read Access to mental health support has never been more important, as Melburnians are hit with a stage 4 lockdown and much of the rest of Australia braces for a potential second wave of COVID-19. This year, many mental health professionals have moved to providing telehealth services via phone and video calls. But what options … Continue reading 5 Ways to Get Support Without Having to Talk on the Phone

How a Psychiatrist is Personally Coping with the Realities of 2020

By Rahul Kumar8 min read There is not a “right” way to cope with the pandemic right now. This coronavirus has taken countless lives and sickened way more since March 2020. As you deal with intense emotions — whether that is fear, uncertainty, anxiety, and/or stress, know that you are not alone in experiencing these struggles. At BroglieBox, we are speaking to various mental health … Continue reading How a Psychiatrist is Personally Coping with the Realities of 2020

3 Tips for Taking a Mental Health Day

By Linzy Farmerie-Mogielski, Content Editor of BroglieBox8 min read Whether we think we are good at separating the personal and professional, we need to acknowledge the fact that we spend up to, and sometimes over, 40 hours/week of our waking life at work. That is a LOT of time that deeply matters and impacts our health. Period. A major part of taking ownership of your … Continue reading 3 Tips for Taking a Mental Health Day

A Day in the Life of a Psychiatrist During the COVID-19

By Rahul Kumar12 min read During this difficult time of a global pandemic and what seems like never-ending social distancing, know that you are not alone in experiencing mental health struggles. We are speaking to a variety of mental health professionals who are supporting individuals during this tough time and how care has changed as a result of this crisis. BroglieBox Peer Writer, Rahul Kumar, … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Psychiatrist During the COVID-19

Navigating the Loss of a Loved One Amidst a Pandemic

By Stefanie Shimansky15 min read A simply put, but not simply experienced fact: There is no one “right” way to grieve. Similarly, there is no one “right” thing to say to someone who is grieving. Everyone grieves differently. And every person grieves every loss differently. In my 30 years of life, I’ve lost a lot. When I was 14, my perfectly healthy 18-year-old sister died … Continue reading Navigating the Loss of a Loved One Amidst a Pandemic

5 Ways To Boost your Mood Creatively During Quarantine

By Taylor Yingshi Wang4 min read Art has existed since mankind knew how to pick up sticks. In fact, recent evidence suggests that those first humans etched carvings into cave walls to psychologically prepare themselves for the arduous hunting journeys ahead. In more modern times, artist Adrian Hill coined the term ‘art therapy’ in 1942 as he realized the cathartic effects of painting while recovering … Continue reading 5 Ways To Boost your Mood Creatively During Quarantine

Creative Ways to Celebrate Mothers Day (and other occasions) During a Pandemic

By The BroglieBox Team 4 min read In a time of social distancing, holidays like Mother’s Day can pose many challenges. We asked some of our contributing writers and peers how they are planning to celebrate this year and to share an encouraging thought with families… What creative ways are you celebrating Mother’s Day this year?  I am going to say a social distancing hello … Continue reading Creative Ways to Celebrate Mothers Day (and other occasions) During a Pandemic