Mental health care does not only involve going to therapy or getting treatments. It also involves incorporating intentional, healthy, and mindful habits and practices into our everyday lives. While these habits and practices could involve meditation or yoga, which is often what comes to mind when people picture “mindfulness”, mindfulness can involve anything that helps ground you and feel at peace. In our blog posts, you can find tips and resources on incorporating mindfulness activities into your daily routine.

Also, we know how isolating and lonely struggling with depression, anxiety, and any other mental health condition, can be. With these blog posts, we sometimes have the hard conversations that are important to talk about. Because even if you can’t or don’t feel comfortable talking about them with friends, family, or a provider, we can still give you insights and actionable steps here.

We hope these blog posts help you manage and navigate your mental health in safe and productive way. If you ever need any additional support, we are always ready to connect and help you find not just relief, but joy. You deserve to feel better.

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Iodine Completes First Mental Health Integration of Apple CareKit-Developed App

Iodine is teaming up with Mindful Health Solutions, a network of psychiatric service providers in Northern California, to make the Apple CareKit app, Start, a part of depression treatment at TMS clinics. Iodine and Their New Apple CareKit App, Start San Francisco-based startup Iodine is touting its depression-focused mobile app, Start. This is the first app developed with […]

Meet the First Apple CareKit App for Mental Health Treatment

Start, the new Apple CareKit app, helps people suffering from depression identify effective medication treatments significantly faster than existing methods. This app marks the first clinical integration in the mental health sector. Global Problem, Tough Remedy Start is designed to help improve the management and treatment of depression. Worldwide over 350 million people suffer from depression, but […]

Understanding Millennial Stress and Depression

Millennials often get a bad rap in the media for being “entitled,” “lazy,” and “narcissistic.” While these young adults do enjoy advantages such as greater connectivity, like every generation they face unique and difficult challenges–among theirs are a cultural of unrelenting overachievement, stagnating wages, and huge personal debt. These factors can cause serious stress, and […]

Depression and Grief: Know the Difference and Get Help

by Stephanie Dodaro “I’ll never forget where I was when I got the call that my ex-boyfriend had died.” Mary Orozco said. “I was on the 42nd Street subway station platform in Manhattan, waiting for the A train. When my friend spoke the awful words, I crumpled up under a staircase and started sobbing, people […]

Tips for Handling Financial Issues and Taxes While Depressed

Dealing with financial issues and taxes can be difficult for all of us, but they can be especially challenging when you’re experiencing depression. It can be hard to take care of your basic needs when you feel down or hopeless, let alone interact with other people, get or hold a job, or manage your money. […]

Don’t Let SAD Get You Down

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Taking Care of Your Heart and Mind on Valentine’s Day

When Valentine’s Day hearts and cupids start going up in store windows, and we begin hearing about peoples’ plans for romantic celebrations, it’s hard not to give at least some consideration to your own relationships or how far you may seem to be from having normal relationships. If you’re suffering from depression, the holiday hoopla can […]

Making New Year’s Resolutions That Actually Stick

by Stephanie Dodaro We have a love-hate relationship with New Year’s resolutions. After the excesses of the holiday season, many of us feel compelled to eat healthier, exercise, and seek out various other ways to improve our lives. The act of making resolutions helps you feel in immediate control of your destiny, giving you confidence […]

Empty Nesters and Depression: What to Do When Your Grief Won’t End

By Stephanie Dodaro Every year, millions of young adults leave home for the first time: to get jobs, attend college, join the military, or get married. For parents or guardians left in the proverbial nest, this can be a joyful time, but also an emotional and potentially difficult one. It is common to experience a […]
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