holidays

RVBH will offer 'Hope for the Holidays' with a mental health training course

RVBH will offer ‘Hope for the Holidays’ with a mental health training course

RiverValley Behavioral Health seeks to help tackle mental health issues with its “Hope for the Holidays” campaign starting in December. The campaign will provide free Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training in Daviess, Henderson, Ohio, Union and Webster counties through January to help ‘ease depression and mental health crises’ during the period. festivals. Dr. Wanda …

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No time or time to say no?  Changing our approach to holidays

No time or time to say no? Changing our approach to holidays

Have you recently caught yourself thinking about the upcoming vacation with a mixture of anticipation and dread? Certainly, the prospect of spending time with loved ones, enjoying good food and exchanging gifts is appealing. But for most of us, traveling, shopping, decorating, and cooking while juggling childcare, and our regular jobs and obligations can feel …

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If you’re struggling this holiday season, you’re not alone. Here’s how you can help your struggling loved ones, and here’s what to do to prepare for a tough holiday.

How to Make Sure a Loved One Is Okay During the Holidays (and Take Care of Yourself)

If you’re struggling this holiday season, you’re not alone. Here’s how you can help loved ones in trouble, and here’s what to do to prepare for a tough vacation. Hannah Ruhof Difficult news locally and across the country this week dampened a generally cheery start to the holiday season. If you’re spending time with loved …

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How People Living With IBS Can Cope With The Holidays

How People Living With IBS Can Cope With The Holidays

Traveling to see family while on vacation can be a heartbreaking experience for approximately 15% of people living with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Stress – from families not adjusting to or understanding the individual’s dietary needs or stress resulting from family conflict – increases their anxiety and worsens symptoms. Stress can amplify pain and even …

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Talking about 988 and mental health during the holidays: Kyle Thompson (Opinion)

Talking about 988 and mental health during the holidays: Kyle Thompson (Opinion)

Guest columnist Kyle Thompson is a political assistant at the Center for Community Solutions. As 2022 draws to a close, we find ourselves caught up in the routine of annual shopping sprees and anticipated gatherings with our loved ones. On its surface, the holiday season presents itself as a time of joy and celebration. However, …

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