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Myths about mental health issues

Oct 10, 2018 7:00:00 AM / by Tamara Castellano posted in Member Resources, Brain Health, Healthy Living, Mental Health


According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), only 17 percent of adults in the U.S. are in “optimal mental health.”  In fact, it is estimated that one in five people deal with some kind of mental health issue—anxiety, depression, PTSD, etc—that impacts our daily life.

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The addiction of likes

Oct 9, 2018 8:29:19 AM / by Tamara Castellano posted in Member Resources, Mental Health, Social Media, Addiction


No one can argue that social media—Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc—has changed the way we interact.  And now enter the iGen (short for iGeneration), the post-millennials who will be born never knowing a world without an iPhone or Facebook.  (Note: I still remember my first phone, affectionately called ‘The Brick’ which I carried to and from my car like a purse.)

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