At Sutter Health, we see tremendous value in viewing mental health and addiction care through a “human health” lens for many reasons, including the fact that they are so intertwined with our experiences as human beings.
A message from John Boyd, PsyD, Sutter Health's CEO of Mental Health Services, during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.
Mystery still surrounds COVID-19. It also has brought attention to matters important to the here and now, like the broader need for mental health support, especially in times of crisis.
The COVID-19 pandemic is challenging our mental health in ways we could have never predicted, and some people may feel they’re beginning to run on empty as far as ways to cope with all the change and loss. Rather than grieving for the way of life you may have lost with the pandemic, an integrative psychotherapist recommends finding ways to create a meaningful life in the here and now.
During these uncertain times, it’s easy to develop habits that can have negative and unintended consequences on our physical and mental health. Sutter Health's Kim S. Narvaez, LFMT, shares tips on how to set yourself up for success moving forward.
As the novel coronavirus pandemic ushers in uncertainty that may evoke anxiety, depression or other mental health concerns for today’s youth, what would a new vision for their mental health look like? New screening tools for early detection of severe depression and suicide risk, as well as a novel program called Youth Mental Health Reimagined may be part of the path forward.
How does one find solace in uncertainty? Focus on the 5 M’s.