Not all emergency calls are placed due to a crime or a medical emergency. Sometimes, people have a mental health emergency and 911 is called. First responders may include firefighters, police officers, or EMTs. While these professionals are adept at assisting with physical injuries or securing a crime scene, they are unlikely to have the skills needed to safely intervene during a mental health emergency.
What does a healthy workplace look like? What steps can you take to reduce stress in the office and help your employees live their best lives? One of the best ways is to focus on being good to the environment AND your employees at once. Here are 6 ways to get started on both goals.
Seniors, especially those with cognitive problems, can’t always advocate for themselves. It’s important to know how to spot the signs of elder abuse so you can step in when needed.
Here is a look at why we all should encourage youth (and everyone) to take all the right steps in keeping good mental health, and a few ways to help out first-hand.
The United States healthcare system is omnipresent on the discussion blocks of what does and does not work well in this country. In some aspects, the United States healthcare system is considered one of the best in the world, but in other areas it pales in comparison to many other developed countries. Most of the issues within the U.S. healthcare system revolve around money, and social issues and inequalities are no exceptions.
We (and future generations) only have one Earth, and we’re seeing it burn before our eyes due to climate change. But by shifting the narrative and realizing that a sustainable lifestyle can actually help improve our health and quality of life, we might be able to create widespread support and change. Here’s how.
If you want to do something good in the world, one of the best ways you can give back right now is to support healthcare workers. Fighting COVID in our hospitals has turned into a mentally and physically exhausting marathon for the healthcare workers who are committed to saving as many lives as possible. Here’s how you can help.
One of the hardest-hit groups has been seniors living in assisted living facilities or nursing homes. During the pandemic, these facilities have had to shut down to visitors and many have experienced outbreaks leading to devastating losses.
Social media certainly has its upsides, and has been proven to be a great way for kids to still be able to converse with their friends during the times of school closures and no sports, but it is far less regulated than the main stream media, and relevant to alcohol, this can be a very real issue.
If there was one industry who didn’t miss out on any work during the (ongoing, at time of publication) COVID-19 pandemic, it was the healthcare industry. Here are some ways hospitals are expected to change once the COVID-19 pandemic is finally brought to an end.