College Planning & Mental Health

Pursuing higher education can be stressful for any college-bound student, but it can be more challenging for those with mental illness. According to a 2020 report by the CDC, people between 18 and 24 are more likely to experience anxiety and depression compared to other adult age groups making it more important to pick theContinue reading “College Planning & Mental Health”

5 Things you should know about stress

I was browsing the National Institute of Mental health website and stumbled across the below publication. I thought it does a good job of summarizing facts about stress. If you are interested in more information I have attached the link at the bottom of the article of where this information was found at, if youContinue reading “5 Things you should know about stress”

The trucking industry: It needs our support

Every day in the United States of America truck drivers move over $700.4 billion worth of goods. The trucking industry is a very critical component to keep the U.S. economy moving. There are over 55,000 pharmacies in the United States, within just a few days, those pharmacies would quickly run out of medicine if thereContinue reading “The trucking industry: It needs our support”

Lacee a Mental Health Advocate

When I was struggling to get better mentally after a life altering experience one of the things that helped to heal me was listening to other people talk about their past struggles and how they overcame their situation or what they learned from it. Often after hearing someone else’s story I was able to applyContinue reading “Lacee a Mental Health Advocate”

QPR: What is it for?

This week I had the opportunity to take a class on QPR. QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer. QPR is an emergency mental health intervention for suicidal persons which was created by Paul Quinnett back in 1995, the intent is to identify and interrupt the crisis and direct that person to the proper care.Continue reading “QPR: What is it for?”