How To Help Teens Cope with Missed Milestones

In 2020, nearly all states closed their schools for the upcoming academic year, forcing around 50.8  million children and teens to adapt to remote learning arrangements. While this was the safer option, it caused students of all ages to miss out on important milestones. Within weeks, students began to feel the psychological consequences of learning at home. Many even admitted that they missed going to … Continue reading How To Help Teens Cope with Missed Milestones

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

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

How to Honor Your Deceased Loved One

By Julia Broglie, Founder & CEO of BroglieBox7 min read As an entrepreneur who launched a company as a tribute to my late brother, I am often asked, how can I honor my loved one like you have?  I always cringe when I hear this question because everyone’s journey with grief is unique. While mine led me to create a company, it doesn’t mean that … Continue reading How to Honor Your Deceased Loved One

Defined: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA)

The BroglieBox Team3 min read Most health care professionals are familiar with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) works to protect the confidentiality and privacy of people receiving medical treatment. HIPAA’s primary purpose is to protect the privacy of people receiving health care services. The Privacy Rule, added to this legislation in 2000, set further standards to prevent inappropriate use or disclosure of protected health … Continue reading Defined: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA)

Defined: Suicide

Due the severe nature of the topic, BroglieBox LLC defers to the CDC definition and resources for this article. You can read the full article here.“Suicide is death caused by injuring oneself with the intent to die. A suicide attempt is when someone harms themselves with the intent to end their life, but they do not die as a result of their actions. Several factors … Continue reading Defined: Suicide

Defined: Types of Mental Health Professionals, Psychological Counseling, and Psychotherapy

By The BroglieBox Team5 min read Types of Professionals What is a Psychiatrist?A psychiatrist is a medical doctor (M.D. or D.O.) who specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating mental illness. They are trained to differentiate mental health problems from other underlying medical conditions that could present with psychiatric symptoms. They also monitor the effects of mental illness on other physical conditions. As a doctor, a … Continue reading Defined: Types of Mental Health Professionals, Psychological Counseling, and Psychotherapy

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

Black Mental Health Resources & Networks

By The BroglieBox Team5 min read Black Mental Health PodcastWith the stigma of therapy being a “white people thing’ coupled with the cost of therapy, black people are left to deal with mental health issues on their own. The black mental health podcast is here not as a replacement to therapy but as an alternative. Open Path Collective seeks to be a safe space for … Continue reading Black Mental Health Resources & Networks