COVID-19 and Mental Health

How To Maintain Proper Mental Health  During A Season of Isolation & Lockdown By Ariana Lobo As Americans, we are no longer strangers to mental illness. In fact, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience a mental health disorder every year. Even more alarming, 1 in 6 U.S. …

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How to manage anxiety: A few basic tips

May is national Mental Health Awareness Month, and all month long, we’ll be publishing a special series of tips, ideas, new research, and fresh thoughts on how we can break down the stigma around treating mental illness and embrace a brighter, happier future.  An estimated 40 million Americans live with an anxiety disorder. Yet, according to …

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What It Really Takes to be a Nurse

By Melissa Callahan, Corporate Director of Nursing May 6-12 marks National Nurses Week, a week-long celebration of the contributions nurses make to healthcare. At Retreat Behavioral Health, our leading nursing team is a critical component of our medical operation, and the way we provide care for our patients. Here, our Corporate Director of Nursing shares …

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