Mental Health Archives

Tips to avoid holiday stress, work burnout

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As the days grow shorter and colder, the holiday season is fast approaching. An inevitable side effect of holiday joy is added stress, whether it is in the workplace or at home. Josselyne Herman-Saccio, a leader of The Landmark Forum and Advanced Course, said there are five telltale signs that someone has hit a “burnout… Read More →

Hormonal Happy Hours come to Valley

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A Valley Internal Medicine doctor has a unique way of reaching out to women of all ages about their health. These quarterly free events are called Hormonal Happy Hours and they are educational, enlightening, approachable and fun. September is Menopause Awareness Month. Dr. Angela DeRosa, D.O., M.B.A., C. P. E. will answer your questions about… Read More →

How to Cope with Depression from Disease

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Sometimes, not knowing the truth about something of immediate importance can create some of the most intense stress, says former chronic pain sufferer Janet Komanchuk. “The families of victims who’ve been missing for years or decades – identifying the body of their loved one, for example, can bring closure. For me, being diagnosed with fibromyalgia… Read More →

Got a Headache? You’re Not Alone

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Headaches are the number 3 reason women ages 18 to 44 go to emergency rooms, and the fifth-leading cause of emergency room visits among all Americans, according to a 2013 National Institutes of Health report, which calls headaches a major public health problem. “The key to preventing headaches is, of course, to figure out what’s… Read More →

6 Ways to Get Over a Breakup

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February 11, 2014 by in Connections | Mental Health

There’s a reason Neil Sedaka’s “Breaking Up is Hard to Do” became a pop classic – because it’s true! But breakups can also be a time to reflect and embark on a new chapter in your life, even close to Valentine’s Day, says Jay Ryan. “Many people have been through a romantic heartbreak, which can… Read More →

Let's talk about sex, hormones and your health

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Get the scoop on love and libido! Dr. Angela DeRosa, D.O., M.B.A., C. P. E. will answer your questions about health, hormones and menopause. Plus, learn more about a blood test for early breast cancer detection. Mix and mingle while enjoying wine and hors d’oeuvres. Goodies and giveaways courtesy of Fascinations and an appearance by… Read More →

Back to School: Helpful Tips for Parents

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Getting the new school year off to a good start can influence a child’s attitude, confidence and performance both socially and academically. The transition to school can be difficult for both children and parents. Even children who are eager to start school may need to make adjustments as they start the new year. The amount… Read More →

Health Resolutions To Make Before The New Year

Health Resolutions to Make Before the New Year

Each year, we spend New Year’s Day resolving to improve mind, body and spirit. However, in most cases, those resolutions are often broken, forgotten and shelved for yet another year before the holiday lights even come down. So, this year, why not get a head’s start on make better choices before the New Year arrives?… Read More →

DrugFreeAZ.org's Online Tools For Military Families: Military Family Tool Kit

DrugFreeAZ.org offers a Military Family Tool Kit.
October 25, 2012 by in Mental Health | Prevention

This Veteran’s Day, I would like to recognize and thank all of those who have served our great nation. For many of you, there have been deployments, extended times away from your families and the real risks of injury and/or illness. You and your families have sacrificed so much for our country. The lives of… Read More →

How To Deal With A Craving: Hit The Reset Button

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October 12, 2012 by in Mental Health | Shape

The way I see a craving is this: We are hit with an emotional trigger, causing us anxiety or some other discomfort we prefer to avoid. Due to habitual associations made over time with food, taste and pleasure, we shift right to autopilot, seeking answers elsewhere, outside of ourselves. That’s all it is, a habit… Read More →

Remedy Pilates And Massage To Host Grand Re-Opening Celebration

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October 4, 2012 by in Events | Mental Health | Shape

Remedy Pilates and Massage, a recently expanded wellness studio in Scottsdale focused on offering the community world-class Pilates exercise, group fitness programs and the latest in specialty massage, is pleased to announce its grand re-opening celebration, which will take place on Saturday, October 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The grand re-opening will feature… Read More →

The Medicine Abuse Project Aims To Prevent Prescription Meds Abuse

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October 4, 2012 by in Mental Health

Chelsea, Aaron, Ronnie, Kent, Joey, Courtney — this list of names unfortunately could go on and on. Each of these teens and young adults has been impacted by medicine abuse. Some have died, some have become addicted and some are in recovery. It’s a frightening fact that there are now more deaths from prescription drug… Read More →

You, Me, Everyone: Addiction Impacts More People Than You Know

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September 18, 2012 by in Mental Health

“I can’t believe my child is using drugs! What do I do?” This is the statement that can be heard from parents all across Arizona today. A mom, dad, brother or sister calling in panic as they see their loved one going from an “A” student, star football player or loving brother to a different… Read More →

Finding Your Magic Pill: Living A Healthy, Holistic Lifestyle

Living a Healthy, Holistic Lifestyle
September 12, 2012 by in Healthy Living | Mental Health

Are you still looking for that magic pill to change your life?  The answer to all your prayers? The magic diet, shake, supplement? That perfect workout that’s going to lift your butt, flatten your tummy, make your life perfect? If I told you I had it, would you trust me? If I could prescribe you… Read More →