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“We Can Make Strides in Preventing Suicide”

August 4th, 2022 |
“We Can Make Strides in Preventing Suicide”

The latest data show that suicide is the twelfth leading cause of death in the U.S. and among those with the highest rates are younger, working age adults (ages 25-34). While there are a multitude of factors that contribute to [See the full post…]

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The Impact of Climate Change on our Collective Mental Health

June 3rd, 2022 |
The Impact of Climate Change on our Collective Mental Health

Studies on climate change show wide and serious effects on our mental and physical health. In this episode of the Business Group on Health Podcast’s two-part series on climate change, we speak with Dr. Susan Clayton, a conservation psychologist [See the full post…]

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Are Psychedelics the Next Big Breakthrough in Mental Health Treatment?

February 25th, 2022 |
Are Psychedelics the Next Big Breakthrough in Mental Health Treatment?

While once deemed to have no medical value, there’s currently a race underway to study and gain FDA approval for the use of psychedelics as a mental health treatment. In this episode of the Business Group on Health Podcast, we [See the full post…]

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Mental Health Check-In: How We’re Doing and Ways Employers Can Help

Mental Health Check-In: How We’re Doing and Ways Employers Can Help

It’s no secret that the pandemic has been detrimental to our mental health. The American Psychological Association’s report, Stress in America 2021: Pandemic Stress One Year On, quantifies the toll it’s taken, illuminating the profound effect of prolonged stress on [See the full post…]

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Overcoming FONO – Fear of Normal

April 18th, 2021 |
Overcoming FONO – Fear of Normal

For more than a year we’ve upended our daily lives and altered our behavior to avoid contracting the coronavirus. Post-vaccination, why are we uncertain and even anxious about taking off masks around other vaccinated people, sending our kids back to [See the full post…]

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Business Group on Health: Overcoming the Addiction Crisis

December 4th, 2020 |
Business Group on Health: Overcoming the Addiction Crisis

One of the many tragedies of the COVID-19 pandemic is its impact on those struggling with substance use disorders. Overdose deaths in the U.S. are estimated to reach an all-time high in 2020, likely driven by stress, isolation and decreased [See the full post…]

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Business Group on Health: The Case for Honoring Caregivers

November 20th, 2020 |
Business Group on Health: The Case for Honoring Caregivers

Even before COVID-19, the U.S. was facing a caregiving crisis. And now, well over half of Americans are worrying about, taking care of, or looking out for a friend, neighbor or family member due to pandemic. But as these unpaid [See the full post…]

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