Entries by eSkyCity

Minority Mental Health Month

In this tech-savvy world and through all the medical advancements the world has to offer, there are continued disparities in the mental health world. There are reports, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, that state racial and ethnic minority groups in the U.S are less likely to have access to mental health […]

PTSD Awareness Month

  Along with Pride and Men’s Mental Health Awareness Month, June is also PTSD Awareness Month.   Have you ever thought about how many people are affected by PTSD?    It may not just be the person diagnosed with it, but loved ones are also affected by the symptoms of PTSD. Even though PTSD treatments […]

June is Pride Month

June is Pride Month! It is a time when we can recognize LGBTQ communities to show love and embrace differences and exuberate self-pride. This year may feel different because of COVID-19 restrictions of large scale events and physical distancing. Despite the obstacles, everyone can still participate and encourage others on LGBTQ pride. Here are a […]

June is Men’s Mental Health Month

In the modern world, today, men are groomed to withhold their feelings. It is socially accepted/normal for a man not to show their emotions, let alone talk about them. So, the understanding of the “why” is apparent. The National Institute of Mental Health performed a study and found that men are less likely to talk […]

How to Cope with Grief

Do you know what the five stages of grief and loss are? Denial and isolation Anger Bargaining Depression Acceptance. Not everyone feels every single stage, nor does it go in order. To mourn can be a response to one’s terminal illness, the loss of a close relationship, or to the death of a valued being, […]

Celebrating Health Care Workers Everywhere – It’s Hospital Week!

To begin, we want to start by showing appreciation to the staff at South Sound Behavioral Hospital. You all work so hard, and leadership appreciates everything you do! Sunday, May 10, 2020, kicked off Hospital Week, a week-long celebration of appreciation for hospital staff. Health care workers play vital roles ranging from those in the […]

Nurses, We Solute You!

Nurses are vital, crucial, necessary, needed, amazing, and brilliant groups of people. No matter where they go or what they do, they are always on duty. When there is a call for help, and a nurse is present, they are always first to the rescue. Nurses are in the circle of life from the beginning, […]

Mental Health Awareness Month

What does that statement mean? Is it a statement to remind people that mental health issues do occur and that we should all be aware of them? Or is it a month to take care of our own mental health? The answer to these questions is YES, and more. There’s so much to know about […]

It Can Be Treatable

Mental illnesses are health conditions involving changes in emotion, thinking, or behavior (or a combination of these). Mental illnesses are associated with distress or problems functioning in social, work, or family activities. Fortunately, several mental health disorders can be treated effectively, and the prevention of mental health disorders is a growing area of research and […]

Worry, Stress, Anxiety: Different or Same?

COVID-19 Impacts of Mental Health During times of uncertainty, such as the events of COVID-19, many will worry and stress over the uncertainties. Worrying, stressing, and being anxious can sometimes hinder your ability to function. While the three words may seem the same, they are very much different. During this tidal wave of COVID-19 precautions, […]