As Mental Health Difficulties Continue Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Catholic Charities Encourages People To Reach Out For HelpAmid the COVID-19 pandemic, many mental health clinics and crisis resource centers are seeing an increase in the number of calls they're getting from people in need of support.
Mental Health Is One Of The Biggest Pandemic Issues In 2021With progress in efforts for Covid-19 vaccines and predictions for when the population will receive them, there seems to be a light at the end of the long, harrowing pandemic tunnel.
UMMS, State, Focus On Mental Health Aspect Of COVID-19 PandemicWith COVID-19 cases surging and a difficult winter expected, state and local officials as well as health care professionals are taking steps to raise awareness about getting help during a time of rising mental health concerns, particularly during the holiday season when the problem can become more acute.
ASK A DOC: How To Prioritize Your Mental Health This WinterMonitoring your emotions and knowing when to reach out for help is important for your mental health. Dr. Drew Pate talks to us about coping with depression, anxiety and the winter blues.
Suicides Doubled Among Black Communities In Maryland During COVID-19 Peak, Johns Hopkins Study FindsA new report released this week found suicides doubled among Black communities during COVID-19's first peak.
Keep Up the Holiday Cheer This SeasonDuring the holidays, it’s normal to feel stressed out by the demands of shopping, parties and even family gatherings.
Don't Want To Go Into A Doctor's Office For Mental Health Care During COVID Pandemic? Try Telehealth, Doctor SaysTelehealth visits have become increasingly popular during the pandemic, allowing people to go see a doctor without leaving their home.
What Are Omega-3 Fats? And How Can They Help Your Depression?Let’s face it, most Americans do not get enough omega-3 fats in their diet.
Help Your Child Have a Healthy Virtual Learning ExperienceCarroll Hospital pediatric hospitalist Preethi Thomas, M.D. says virtual learning requires planning and structure to ensure a healthy transition.
Former Baltimore Ravens WR Torrey Smith Helping Others Get Access To Mental Health ResourcesFormer Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith is all about giving back. He recently announced that he and his wife, Chanel, are helping reopen west Baltimore's Hilton Rec Center.
Young People's Anxiety Levels Nearly Doubled During First COVID-19 Lockdown, Study SaysThe study, released Tuesday, found that the number of people with anxiety jumped from 13% to 24% in young people between the ages of 27 and 29, and that number was higher than their parents.
Bring On The Holiday Cheer! Putting Up Holiday Decor Early Can Help Boost Your Mental HealthThe stress and anxiety caused by 2020 is no secret and people seem to be coping as best they can: many with the help of a little holiday decor.
How To Guard Against Seasonal Affective Disorder In The Pandemic's Winter MonthsSeasonal affective disorder could hit particularly hard this year, especially after months of social distancing and limited contact with family or large groups.
Program Uses Horses To Help Maryland National Guardsmen Reduce Stress Amid Coronavirus PandemicFor the first time, Maryland National Guardsmen who were mobilized for the state’s COVID-19 response now have access to an equine assist program aimed at easing stress brought on by the pandemic.
One-Fifth Of COVID-19 Patients To Get A Psychiatric Diagnosis Within 90 Days, Study SuggestsPeople who have had Covid-19 may have an increased risk of being diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder such as anxiety or depression, according to a new study.