Maintaining Your Mental Health
Our health is more than just the physical condition of our bodies – we also have to pay attention to our emotional and behavioral wellness, facets of our beings that can have great impact on how we feel overall and even have the power to define us if we let them. Do you feel happy or depressed? Anxious or at peace? Moreover, do you understand that these words describe how you are feeling, not who you are as a person?
We do understand that, and know that it can be a challenge to find the right help and support when you’re not feeling your best self, when diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, obsessive compulsive disorder or addiction set in, or if you struggle with gender identity. We have gathered insight from our experts into each of these areas, and can help you work through – or successfully sidestep – challenges to a healthy and happy mind.
Keeping you healthy in body and mind is our mission at Care New England. We’re on this journey together.
Did you know that one in five people will be affected by mental illness in their lifetime? Like physical health, good mental health is essential to every individual’s well-being. This May, during National Mental Health Awareness Month, we are taking the opportunity to focus on depression in women, as it is one of the most common mental health issues women face.
When someone has a stroke, almost two million brain cells die every minute until blood flow is restored. It is important to recognize the symptoms of stroke.
Did you know early behavioral symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can appear in children as young as 12 to 18 months of age? According to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), early diagnosis of and interventions for autism are more likely to have major long-term positive effects on symptoms and later skills.
It’s been reported that nearly 90,000 people die every year from alcohol-related deaths. This month, we take the opportunity to raise public awareness about the use of alcohol and how it may be affecting individuals, families, businesses, and communities.