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Coping with ‘Empty Nest Syndrome’

Coping with ‘Empty Nest Syndrome’

The term ‘empty-nest syndrome’ describes some of the struggles that some parent’s experience after their children have left the home. This could be feelings of loss, depression, loneliness, identity crisis, or other emotional distress. Check out BHP’s October blog post for tips on coping with empty nest syndrome. 

Returning to Work after Becoming a Parent: A Vulnerable Time

Returning to Work after Becoming a Parent: A Vulnerable Time

One of the biggest challenges in an individual’s life is becoming a parent. As a new parent, you have more to do, less sleep, less time for healthy coping, all while trying to psychologically and emotionally adjust to your new identity as a parent. It is also a time of increased risk for the development of postpartum mood and anxiety disorders. Check out the Behavioral Health Partners’ September blog post to learn more about the signs of postpartum depression.

Physician Suicide Awareness

Physician Suicide Awareness

September 17 is National Physician Suicide Awareness Day. The purpose of the day is to dedicate time to commemorate colleagues lost to suicide and to raise awareness about the issue. Overall, physicians have a higher rate of suicide than the general public and the highest rate among all professions.

Exercise for Improved Mental Health

Exercise for Improved Mental Health

Starting an exercise routine is not only good for your physical health, it can also have a significant impact on your mental health.

Diversity in the Workplace: The Impact of Microaggressions on Employee Mental Health

Diversity in the Workplace: The Impact of Microaggressions on Employee Mental Health

Healthcare organizations often benefit from improved patient care and better financial outcomes when employing a multicultural workforce, yet challenges can still present themselves. At times, employees can become the target of microaggressions. To learn more about microagressions in the workplace, check out Behavioral Health Partner’s June blog post. Behavioral Health Partners is brought to you by Well-U, offering eligible individuals mental health services for stress, anxiety, and depression.