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Reducing stigma around suicide

September 2, 2019

Whether we get our news from TV, radio or online, there is no denying that the onslaught of depressing topics can leave us with feelings of despair. It can seem like bad things are happening...


Relaxation techniques to embrace during summer

July 30, 2019

Summer is a time of year that’s synonymous with relaxation. The warm air and glowing sun helps people relax and take some time away from work to smell the roses. Or so it may seem....


Effects of stress on your body

July 17, 2019

Stress affects people of all ages from all walks of life. Though work is a primary source of stress for many people, a recent survey from the American Psychological Association found that stress is more...



Correlation between migraines, depression and anxiety

June 14, 2019

Migraines are extremely widespread in the United States, and much more debilitating than people realize. There are about 39 million people who struggle daily with this neurological disease, which makes it the third most prevalent...


Manage stress with mindfulness

May 27, 2019

“I’m so stressed out!” Likely, someone has said this to you — or you’ve said it yourself. These days the word “stress” has a negative connotation. But what if it isn’t the actual stress that’s...



Igniting your sense of purpose

May 21, 2019

Living in alignment with a sense of purpose gives our lives a solid foundation and allows for true meaning and joy to emerge. One of the pillars of wellness is pursuing a sense of purpose,...


Facts about testicular cancer

May 20, 2019

Testicular cancer is not common, but it does affect about one out of every 250 males at some point in their lifetimes, according to the American Cancer Society. The average age at the time of...


Choosing the right ketamine clinic

May 17, 2019

Too many people, too often, avoid seeking treatment for their mental health issues due to the negative stigma associated with them. Having an aversion to taking pills, and talking about difficult or compromising subjects with...



Gear up for cycling with a bike fitting at Barton Health

May 13, 2019

With temperatures warming up, this is the perfect opportunity to get your bicycle ready for the season, and anyone who enjoys riding should have their bike fitted. At Barton Health, bike fitting is geared toward...


Tips for improving resilience in children

May 7, 2019

What is resilience? The term originated from engineers and is related to materials that are able to bend, stretch or compress and then return to their original shape after being stressed. In regards to human...


Geriatric psychiatry provides support through aging

May 7, 2019

Many positive changes come with aging. Financial independence, freedom to pursue hobbies and more time to spend with loved ones are some such benefits. But as men and women age, they also must give consideration...


How certain nutrients affect your body

April 22, 2019

The effects of proper nutrition on the body are profound. When paired with routine exercise, a diet that’s rich in nutrients can lay the foundation for a long, healthy life. Many people are aware that...



5 tips for happier, healthier holiday season

December 13, 2017

The Holiday Season is an especially wonderful time of year. We look forward to holiday get togethers, to holiday meals, to good cheer and yes, treats. But we don’t look forward to holiday pounds. Many...


Finding the words to talk about suicide

September 7, 2017

Each year, more people die from suicide than war, homicide, and natural disasters combined. The good news is that suicide can be prevented if the signs are detected and the right actions are taken. Healthy...