Prevention and Mental Health

Often we think of “prevention” in all-or-nothing terms – either you succeed in preventing a problem or you don’t. But there are different levels of prevention, and usually something can be done to at least keep things from getting worse…. This is an important concept in mental health care, as certain conditions that cannot be…

Emotional Eating, Behavioral Solutions

Most of us do it. Sad, angry, stressed or bored, the easiest “shortcut” to feeling better seems to be reaching for unhealthy foods or overeating in general. Food can bring all kinds of comfort and sensory pleasure, but it also gets seriously misused. When our eating behaviors are out of line with nutritional needs and…