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May Is Mental Health Awareness Month. Here Are Some Local Sources for Help If You Need It

The Sarasota and Manatee Counties chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness offers a variety of webinars, support groups and a community blog.

04/27/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What's the Best Way to Relieve Anxiety at Home?

Stress and anxiety are on the rise, but there's not always time for professional help. Here are some tips on how to find relief at home.

04/07/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Grants

Resilient Retreat Receives Grant from Love IV Lawrence Foundation

The funding will allow Resilient Retreat to provide more than 100 sessions of equine therapy to first responders, medical personnel and teachers in the community.

02/26/2021 By Staff

Self Care

Five Simple Ways to Ease Your Body and Mind

We've rounded up five products that encourage you to linger in a chill moment a little longer.

02/10/2021 By Heather Dunhill

Set Your Mind at Ease

Four Everyday Things You Can Do to De-Stress

Our collective stress and anxiety are taking a toll on our mental and physical wellbeing. Try these calming pursuits to help you cope.

01/01/2021 By Ilene Denton

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10/19/2020

Time to Unplug

Five Simple Ways to Reduce Stress Right Now

When you think you don’t have time for self-care, remember what Mr. Rogers said: “Feeling good about ourselves is essential in our being able to love others.”

10/07/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Q&A

America’s Former Surgeon General Discusses Loneliness, Isolation and Covid-19

Dr. Vivek Murthy is the author of a timely new book titled "Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World."

09/21/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

You Are Not Alone

Covid-19 Is Fueling America’s Loneliness Epidemic

The pandemic has left millions of Americans cut off from other people, and public health experts say the consequences could be dire.

09/15/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Mental Health

Local Experts to Participate in Mental Health Roundtable

The LWN Live With Nature Foundation's streaming event will focus on mental health and the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.

09/10/2020 By Staff

Mental Health

September Is Suicide Prevention Month

In August, the CDC released data that revealed that one in four young adults had considered suicide because of the pandemic. Local organizations are taking action.

09/08/2020 By Hannah Wallace

Mental Health

SMH Hospital Board Approves Funding for New Behavioral Health Pavilion

The $65 million pavilion is scheduled to be completed in October 2023.

08/18/2020 By Staff

Self-Care

Behavior Analyst Kabrena Williams on Self-Care for Special Needs Caregivers

“I’m here to hold you accountable for scheduling non-negotiable me time,” Williams says.

08/14/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Eat better, do better

Psychiatrist and Author Launches New Video Series on Nutrition and Brain Health

Dr. Uma Naidoo is the author of the new book This Is Your Brain on Food: An Indispensable Guide to the Surprising Foods That Fight Depression, PTSD, ADHD, Anxiety, OCD, and More.

07/31/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Breathe Easier

Four Easy Ways to Take a Mindfulness Break

Times are tough, to say the least. Here are a few easy ways to calm your worried mind.

06/16/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Grants

Centerstone Receives $4 Million Grant to Improve Community Health Care

The grant will enable Centerstone’s outpatient facility on Sixth Avenue West in Bradenton to become a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic.

06/02/2020 By Staff

Love in the time of COVID

Professor Offers Tips on Dealing With Relationship Conflict During the Pandemic

Dr. Joanna DeValia recently shared her program "Romantic Competence" through Lakewood Ranch's Brain Health Initiative.

05/21/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Mental Health

A Sarasota Social Worker Is Offering Free Virtual Therapy for Essential Workers

Jeffery Frank is one of several therapists who have started a new nonprofit that provides free or reduced-cost therapy sessions to essential workers nationwide.

05/19/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Mental Health

Department of Children and Families Receives $1.9 Million Emergency Grant

The funds will be used to address behavioral health disorders as a result of COVID-19.

05/18/2020 By Staff

Mental Health

Best Selling Author Ron Suskind Provides Hope for Those with Autism

Best selling author Ron Suskind will share his son Owen's journey with autism at the Inspiring Hope Dinner on Saturday, March 14.

03/12/2020 By Allison Forsyth