Mental Health

May Is National Mental Health Month
May is National Mental Health Month to raise awareness for mental illness and related issues in the United States. While attitudes towards mental health issues appear to be changing, there is still stigma associated with mental illness. The growing acceptance towards mental health issues and suppor…
Report: Too Little Mental Health Care For Boomers
WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting older doesn't just mean a risk for physical ailments like heart disease and bum knees: A new report finds as many as 1 in 5 seniors has a mental health or substance abuse problem.
The Institute of Medicine says millions of aging baby boomers may have a hard time f…
UW Mental Health Summit In Casper This Week
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming's fifth annual Higher Education Mental Health and Substance Abuse Summit is scheduled for this Wednesday and Thursday in Casper.
The summit will focus on substance abuse issues facing college student military veterans...
Wyoming Winter Blues?
From Wyoming News Service
The dead of winter in Wyoming inspires some to pack their bags for Arizona or Florida, to escape the short days and cold temperatures.  Lack of sunlight during the winter months can trigger Seasonal Affective Disorder, called SAD,  with those living in northern sta…