From engaging in yoga and reading a book to watching a beloved TV program or heading to the beach, however you choose to take time for yourself, doing so is incredibly important. Self-care is essential to maintaining a healthier and happier life. It involves...
Experts say practicing self-care has proven benefits, such as effective stress management, reducing the likelihood of illnesses, and bolstering your energy levels.
Social workers and teachers need cultural competencies to help end the school-to-prison pipeline for students of color, says Shawntelle L. Fisher, MSW, MDiv, LCSW.
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has raised the alarm over a loneliness epidemic in the United States, calling it a public health crisis. He declared that loneliness increases the risk of early death to levels comparable to daily smoking.
Long-term effects of ADHD can take a toll on a client’s personal life. Mindfulness has been shown to be an effective tool to help treat ADHD symptoms.
Stress and Depression in Ohio Social Workers during the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Buffering Role of Social Connectedness
A study found that among social workers with a positive COVID-19 diagnosis, 70 percent experienced moderate/high levels of stress, and 37 percent met the criteria for clinical depressive symptoms.
When we experience the nagging, exhausted, spark-less feelings about our work, it is imperative that we consider the impact not only on ourselves, but our clients, communities, and our profession.
Given that an estimated 84 percent of advice given on TikTok is misleading, it is essential that anyone sharing mental health-related advice has the proper credentials.