How to Make the Most of Mental Wellness Month

Many people can feel drained after the stressful holiday season, and it’s important to recalibrate after a few busy weeks. As we start off 2019 with Mental Wellness Month during January, it’s important to keep your mental health in mind, and try to set yourself on a good path for the rest of the year. Take a look at our infographic to find ways to get energized and center yourself.

Why NFL’s First In-House Mental Health Professional Is So Important

Tish Guerin, on staff for the Carolina Panthers, is leading the way as the first mental health professional to round out a National Football League team’s usual staff of general physicians, nutritionists, trainers, and other specialists. While other NFL teams have been known to outsource mental health specialists when needed, the shift of many major sports leagues and college athletics to in-house professionals is one necessary for the structure of athletic culture and life.

Mental Health 2018: A Look Back

As 2018 is coming to a close, it’s been an important year for mental health awareness and treatment. Today we’re looking back at the top mental health headlines that Greenbrook TMS has brought you in 2018.

Less Stress this Holiday Season

For many, “the most wonderful time of the year” is anything but. The holiday season can bring up memories of loved ones who have passed away or can create opportunities for complicated family dynamics to unfold. This time of year can be very stressful whether or not a person is struggling with their mental health. Here are 5 tips for making the most of this holiday season:

Suicide Rates Up 33%: What You Need to Know

New findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state that between 1999 and 2017, the suicide rate has increased 33%. Although suicide has become the 10th leading cause of death in the United States for all ages, funding for research and prevention has lagged far behind other diseases, according to an investigative report from USA Today. It is clear that there is much work to be done in order to help those that are suffering from depression and other mental illnesses. What can you do?

Bruce Springsteen's Journey through Depression

Rock music icon Bruce Springsteen recently spoke of his struggles with Depression during an interview with Esquire Magazine. His illustrious career, which includes winning 20 Grammy Awards, has also been marked by periods of intense struggle with his mental health.

Greenbrook TMS Now Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

As a leading provider of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) therapy in the United States for the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Greenbrook will begin to offer treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

Out of the Darkness Walk

Greenbrook TMS is proud to have been a sponsor of and particpant in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Out of the Darkness Walk on October 20th in Washington, D.C. Out of the Darknes Walks take place all over the United States in order to raise awareness of and support for suicide prevention.

National Depression Screening Day

Today is National Depression Screening Day. Check out our infographic to learn about the symptoms and risk factors for depression, and reach out for help if you recognize any of these symptoms in yourself or in a loved one.

Student Athletes Advocate for Mental Health

Congratulations to Greenbrook's summer intern, Olivia Lubarsky! Olivia, a gymnast at Towson University, started a mental health iniative for student athletes as a sophmore. Thanks to Olivia's work, Towson was selected as one of 15 universities for the We Are All a Little "Crazy" College Campus Tour. The #SameHere Sit Down College Campus Tour will bring the message of mental health awareness to 15 universities across the country.

Suicide Prevention

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, with National Suicide Prevention Week taking place from September 9th-15th. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, and is preventable through increased mental health awareness and mental health treatment. How can you help?

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