Mental health

Mental health counselors get big win in Albany | local business

Antoinette Steinbarth has been fighting for this for more than a decade. It included trips to Albany and numerous meetings with key stakeholders to gain their support. Then, in the most recent legislature in Albany, the time had finally come. The Buffalo Next team of News reports on Buffalo Niagara’s changing economy. Get the news …

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How to recession-proof your life amid economic uncertainty

NEW YORK (AP) – Gas, food and rent prices are skyrocketing. The Federal Reserve has hiked interest rates to the highest level since 2018. The US economy has contracted for two consecutive quarters. Economists are divided on whether a recession is imminent. What is clear is that the economic uncertainty will not go away anytime …

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How to protect your privacy when using mental health apps

Online therapy has become a booming industry over the past few years, but with this growth, questions have arisen as to how well this type of company protects the privacy of their patients. Most recently in June, Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Ron Wyden asked two leading online therapy companies, BetterHelp and Talkspace, to …

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Eating disorder sufferers with larger bodies are stigmatized and ‘dismissed’

Camille Lowe has always loved to dance, but she begins to cry as she recounts a fateful ballet lesson from her childhood. Core items: The experiences of people with eating disorders and larger bodies have led to new guidelines for medical professionals One expert says stigma contributes to eating disorders being “underrated and undertreated” in …

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The six most important nutrients to improve the longevity of your brain

We all wish for a long, fun and adventurous life with our loved ones. A study conducted in the USAfound that the average life expectancy of participants was 93 years. researchers in Germany found this number at 85 years. A 2021 Norwegian study found that the participants did not want to live beyond 91 years …

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The Day – Blackhawk hosts the Fallen Outdoors group for the annual US Veterans Fishing Trip

Niantic – A group of approximately 35 US veterans from all branches of the military gathered at the Black Hawk’s dock in Niantic for a special fishing trip organized by The Fallen Outdoors’ Team New England. “They approached us in the winter. We said of course we would,” said Captain Greg Dubrule, co-owner of Black …

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Vitamin D and Depression: Can Vitamin D Help?

Vitamin D plays a crucial role in everything from bone health to immunity. Can low levels of this supernutrient also affect mood and depressive symptoms? (Getty Images) “The link between vitamin D deficiency and depressive disorders is well established based on existing research,” says Dr. Angelos Halaris, Professor of Psychiatry at Loyola University School of …

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