Tag: depression

Mental Health Month: Awareness & COVID-19

Feelings of loneliness and isolation can be symptoms of depression or another mental illness; It can also be incredibly common during social distancing. May is mental health awareness month and this May it is especially important that you take an assessment of your mental health. Staying connected helps us feel a sense of belonging. Whether its talking to family and…

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Mental Health and the LGBTQ+ Community

LGBTQ+ individuals have higher suicide rates, higher substance abuse rates as well as higher chances of depression, anxiety and other mental illness than any other single group of people. As much as 30% of the LGBTQ+ community has substance abuse struggles, compared to 9% of the general population. May is mental health awareness month, and with Pride month just a…

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Fast Facts: Depression

Depression is a mental illness that affects more than 16 million Americans every year, that’s more than 6% of the population. While depression often goes undiagnosed it is important to know the signs and symptoms. Depression can impact anyone of any race, gender or background and there are many reasons for depression. We’ll discuss some important facts about depression as…

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Protect yourself against COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Protect yourself against COVID-19 (coronavirus) by covering your nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze and wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you develop a fever and symptoms of respiratory illness, such as a cough or difficulty breathing, call your primary care provider.

To protect Patients and Staff we are asking:

  • All patients call before walking into the health center
  • Patients 60 years and older accept a telephone visit rather than walking into the health center for an appointment
  • Do NOT bring anyone with you to your appointment unless medically necessary

 

Do NOT come to the health center within your 14 day isolation/quarantine period