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A child with ADHD may thrive during the sunny days of summer but struggle with mood and behavior during the dark, short days of winter. If this scenario sounds familiar, it’s time to consider whether your child suffers from seasonal affective disorder, or SAD.
Online healthcare has made it possible for more people to get a mental health diagnosis, especially those who are confined to the home or embarrassed about seeing a doctor in person about such issues. Online assessments may ease that burden by streamlining the process so more people get the help they need.
Managers want the best out of every employee. Sometimes, though, life gets in the way of productivity and efficiency – and, sometimes, it gets in the way of happiness. People who suffer from depression deserve support and understanding. It isn’t difficult to show all employees that you care about them and their mental health.
If you have struggled with alcohol or drugs, the hope is always that you can spare your children the same fate. Research has found, though, that there is a strong connection between DNA and the likelihood of developing an addiction. If you are an addict, your child is genetically predisposed to become one too, but a dance with drugs and alcohol is not inevitable.
Many people with mental health disorders like anxiety or depression need to be on long-term medication to keep their condition in check and prevent the highs, lows, and stresses of these afflictions from interfering with their daily life, even when they're in holistic rehab.
Students are on their own in college. It’s their job to make smart and safe decisions for themselves, but the newfound freedom of college is often too exciting to ignore. With the absence of curfews and parental rules comes liberating opportunities to test out many things – especially drugs and alcohol. Unfortunately, for many students, substance abuse follows.
Certain hashtags have become buzzwords in the sober community, with #SoberLite, #SoberCurious, and #SoberCali gaining popularity on social media for the positive spin that celebrities put on semi-sobriety. But cutting down on intoxicants, whether alcohol or drugs or both, is not true sobriety – it’s a dangerous dance.
Mothers don’t always know what they want on Mother’s Day – other than, perhaps, a break from the tedium of daily life – but if you have an earth-loving mama in your life, this a great time to gift her with something sustainable. You’ll make her happy and be a little kinder to the planet when you wrap up one of these indulgences.
Single-use face masks have begun to pose a serious environmental threat. If you’re not living and breathing through a reusable, washable mask, you are probably wearing a single-use face mask, but disposing of them only adds to waste. The recyclable EcoBreathe mask is affordable, convenient, safe for users, and so much better for the environment.
As we age, and the body produces less collagen, dry skin and wrinkles are the result. Enter the latest must-have product in the never-ending search for the fountain of youth: collagen supplements. Enter the latest argument about what "environmentally friendly" really means.
Reusing medical devices labeled as single-use sounds sketchy. Especially in the time of COVID, when the sharing of anything seems like a sure route to disaster. But it has an important role in lowering medical costs and reducing the carbon footprint of healthcare.
Holiday season 2020 will look a little different than usual. You may be doing a lot of your gift-giving by mail and watching the women in your life open their gifts via videoconference. The kind of gifts you give may satisfy constant needs rather than frivolous wants. No matter where you are or how you plan to celebrate, it’s still possible to track down sustainable, eco-friendly presents for the women on your gift list.