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

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

The Major Impacts of Sleep Deprivation

By Hilary Adams, PhD8 min read Take a moment to calculate how many hours of sleep you got each night this week. Are you sleeping eight to nine hours per night? If not, you are probably in “sleep debt,” and that can have negative effects on physical and mental health.  It’s not just you; research shows that teens and young adults across the country are … Continue reading The Major Impacts of Sleep Deprivation

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

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Resources and Actions of an Ally #BlackLivesMatter

By Kristina Ashley Williams 10 min read Non-Racist means you aim not to participate in racist actions. Anti-Racist means you understand what racist actions are, use your voice to name it, and put words into action. Allies are Anti-racist, actively educate themselves, speak up, check on their friends who are impacted, have uncomfortable conversations with friends, families and co-workers, don’t post pix of dogs and frivolous topics during … Continue reading Resources and Actions of an Ally #BlackLivesMatter

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

Anti-Racism Resources

By The BroglieBox Team 8 min read A resource for white people and non-black POC to deepen anti-racism and #BLM work. To take immediate action to fight for Breonna Taylor, please visit FightForBreonna.org. Raise anti-racist children: BOOKS Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners: books for children and young adults 31 Children’s books to support conversations on race, racism and resistance PODCASTS Parenting Forward podcast episode ‘Five … Continue reading Anti-Racism Resources

10 BIPOC Friendly Mental Health Focused Instagram Accounts to Follow

By Linzy Farmerie-Mogielski, Content Editor of BroglieBox3 min read 1. @healhaus – A Wellness Concept & Café, Daily Yoga + Meditation Classes, Workshops + Private Sessions, Corporate Wellness 2. @askdrjess – Board-Certified Psychiatrist in New York City 3. @ethelsclub – A social and wellness club designed to celebrate people of color, online and IRL. 4. @inclusivetherapists – THERAPY THAT CELEBRATES YOU, Directory for all: identities, … Continue reading 10 BIPOC Friendly Mental Health Focused Instagram Accounts to Follow

Diversify Your Feed… Now.

By Linzy Farmerie-Mogielski, Content Editor of BroglieBox5 Min Read If all of the content you are scrolling through all looks the same right now, there is a chance it’s time to diversify your feed. So grab your phone, open up instagram, and check out these people and organizations asap. @ihartericka – Erika Hart, Sex Educator and Social/Gender Justice Disruptor @evyan.whitney – Ev’Yan Whitney, Host of … Continue reading Diversify Your Feed… Now.

Preventing Teen Prescription Misuse

By The SingleCare Team 15 min read Parents are always looking for hidden dangers in their teens’ lives, but parental radar can easily miss prescription drug misuse. Prescriptions are accessible and widely distributed. Having a prescription bottle doesn’t usually arouse suspicion the way illegal drug accessories would, so it’s easier to keep prescription misuse hidden. And because prescriptions have therapeutic and treatment value in health … Continue reading Preventing Teen Prescription Misuse