MHCC News

Outdoor Activities Boost Mental Health

“Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy. Sunshine on my eyes makes me cry.” Although John Denver wrote and sang these lyrics decades ago, they still hold true. Soaking in the sunshine and spending times outdoors may impact our mood. There are plenty of outdoor activities to pursue, especially if you live in an area Read More >

Recovering from a Dual Diagnosis

Treating addiction involves much more than just addressing people’s alcohol or drug consumption. When addicts are provided with the right treatment, it may assist them in recovering from addiction and maintain balance in every sphere of their lives. Many addicts suffer from both substance abuse and mental health disorders. When a person has both conditions, Read More >

Minority Mental Health Awareness

Mental health conditions don’t discriminate. People of all ages, sexual orientations, and income levels may struggle with their mental health. This is true when it comes to mental health and ethnicity. Certain cultural backgrounds do not make people more or less likely to develop mental health problems. Certain backgrounds do not determine whether treatments will Read More >

PTSD: Causes and Treatments

A man wakes up screaming and sweating in the middle of the night. He’s distraught that he keeps having nightmares about his wartime combat, but his wife reassures him that they’re just dreams and nothing can hurt him. How many times have we seen that scenario in a movie or a television show? A lot, Read More >

7 Ways for Women to Nurture Their Health

The 20th National Women’s Health Week has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean the focus on your mental and physical health should end as well. Women face a lot of pressure and stress in today’s culture. We have responsibilities at home, at work, and in the community and sometimes it feels like we are Read More >

7 Ways Men Can Focus On Their Health

Were you aware that June 10th to 16th is the National week for Men’s Health? Whether you knew this or not, it is important that you know of some ways that you or the men in your life can improve their health. There are some great ways to start improving your health right away. If Read More >

Tips on Maintaining Brain Health

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Here are some tips on maintaining brain health. As you age, there are many things you need to pay attention to, with your brain being one of them. Unfortunately, there are many things that can affect your brain in negative ways. These things include smoking, alcohol abuse, and Read More >

Cures for the Summertime Blues

There ARE Some Cures for the Summertime Blues So many people associate winter with sadness and depression, but did you know that people can be depressed during the summer as well? Depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and other mental health conditions are not confined to one part of the year. They’re year-round conditions, but they’re also Read More >

A Holistic Approach to Mental Health Recovery

No matter what your mental illness or mental health challenges look like, help is available and recovery is possible if you take the right approach long term. Use these resources to get inspired and educated to take the first step towards a future you can look forward to. Evidence-Based Treatment The first step to any Read More >

Balance Your Mental Health at Work with Chair Yoga

Did you know that if you use a wheelchair or have other mobility issues, you can still participate in many physical activities? You can. One of these activities is chair yoga. As the name says, chair yoga is practicing yoga while seated in a chair. Chair yoga’s poses may be poses used in non-chair yoga, Read More >

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