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Emotions and Quicksand: Lessons from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy on Sitting with Difficult Feelings

Emotions and Quicksand: Lessons from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy on Sitting with Difficult Feelings

Sitting with difficult emotions can be challenging. Check out Behavioral Health Partners’ December blog post for tips on how to sit with these emotions and let them pass.

Cannabis Use: What You Need to Know

Cannabis Use: What You Need to Know

Cannabis use is a growing interest among the medical community and patients. There are many different opinions and information regarding cannabis use available. Check out BHP’s November blog post to learn more on this topic.

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.