Beyond the Baby Blues – Postpartum Mood Disorders

You just gave birth to a beautiful, healthy baby. All ten fingers. All ten toes. Two big, beautiful eyes stare up at you, and . . . you’re terrified. You’re nervous. You’re depressed and prone to fits of crying. You’re manic and can’t sleep, calm yourself or think straight. You experience wild mood swings in the course of a few […]

2022 State of Mind Recap

Second Annual STATE of MIND We hope you enjoyed our second annual State of Mind event. We brought together the best local minds in the field of mental health to shine a light on issues, and to talk about solutions and initiatives. Watch the recaps of each of the Meeting of the Minds sessions to learn how YOU can be […]

Meet the Panelists: Day 2

Our goal at State of Mind is to shine a light on current mental health issues impacting our community. We will look at the gaps in the system and bring together the best local minds in the field of mental health to talk about solutions and initiatives. Learn how YOU can be involved and affect change. Join us for one – […]

Meet the Panelists: Day 1

Our goal at State of Mind is to shine a light on current mental health issues impacting our community. We will look at the gaps in the system and bring together the best local minds in the field of mental health to talk about solutions and initiatives. Learn how YOU can be involved and affect change. Join us for one – […]

Why I Hate Valentines Day

Valentines Day was my least favorite holiday when I was a RN working in the Emergency Department because it was one of our most frenzied days. Men came in with chest pain, women came in with mental health crises. It was always a very busy day of tending to broken hearts.  Thinking back on my own experiences with Valentine’s Day, […]

Community Panel: Time To ReCONNECT

This virtual panel discussion will highlight local experts on the topic of reCONNECTing after the pandemic. The effects of COVID-19 have extended far beyond the virus itself, affecting our connection with our bodies, minds and the earth. Join Kwinten Kemp, Jana Quilter, Sam Mekrut, Anayansy Pentoja, and Lauren Ziaks as they discuss how to reCONNECT with ourselves and each other, […]

The Power of Peers

Some of us are experiencing serious challenges to our own mental health for the first time in our lives due to the isolation, loneliness, and/or perhaps financial hardships that have resulted from the COVID-19 restrictions. We may be struggling with depression, loneliness, mood swings, hopelessness, and/or increased anxiety. Or we may know someone who is struggling with these emotions. Many […]

Taking the Bite out of the Holidays: Strategies for Overcoming Stress, Grief, and Loneliness to Maintain Peace of Mind

The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and celebration, but for some of us, they can also be a time of stress, grief, anxiety, and loneliness. Please join CONNECT as we learn strategies for recognizing and overcoming the holiday blues. The evening will commence with introductions given by Valley Behavioral Health, followed by a detailed panel discussion […]

Anxiety Remains Most Easily Missed Illness in all of Pediatric Medicine

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