Mental Health Legislation

Mental Health Legislation

On Halloween day in 1963, John F. Kennedy signed the Community Mental Health Act—the last piece of legislation he would sign before his assassination a few weeks later. While it is over 50 years old, this act is incredibly important as it deemed community-based care...
5 Ways to Take Care of Yourself in the New Year

5 Ways to Take Care of Yourself in the New Year

2022. A new year, full of new possibilities and resolutions. Starting in January is usually when I begin to make a list of goals that I want to accomplish by the end of the year. The problem with this is that the goals I have at the beginning still go unmet by...
How to Combat Loneliness

How to Combat Loneliness

Moving into my new apartment was an exciting experience. Not only could I now decorate how I wanted, but it also gave me a new sense of independence and as an introvert, time spent alone. That being said, with new independence also comes something else I wasn’t quite...
What is Light Therapy?

What is Light Therapy?

Winter is great for many reasons, such as the fresh snowfall, the holiday season and spending time with loved ones. However, winter can also be dreary, cold and usually has less sunlight. This can then cause something known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)....