CBS NEWS STOP THE STIGMA

“CBS This Morning”: Stop the Stigma

In an effort to help break down stigmas surrounding mental health, “CBS This Morning” broadcast a special live audience event, “Stop the Stigma: A Conversation About Mental Health.” Guests include “Queer Eye” star Karamo, a former social worker, mental health advocate and relationship expert who will discuss his experience with...

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Medicaid Benefits Become More Difficult to Access

Illinois Medicaid Program Advanced Cloud Technology (IMPACT) program

As of November 1, 2019, any prescription, referral, or order for medical tests must be written by a medical professional who is enrolled in the Illinois Medicaid Program Advanced Cloud Technology (IMPACT) program. This change applies to physicians, dentists, podiatrists, optometrists, and any other medical professionals such as physician assistants...

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Do Breathing Techniques Really Help with Anxiety?

Do Breathing Techniques Really Help with Anxiety?

“Take a deep breath.” This is probably a phrase you’ve heard directed at someone who’s angry, overwhelmed, shocked, or, in laymen’s terms, “freaking out.” While it may come across as simple advice, utilizing mindful and properly executed breathing techniques have been scientifically proven to help to ease your anxiety. Here...

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Trigger Warnings and Mental Health

Mental Health & Trigger Warning Happy America – A Societal Coddling

The movement of “trigger warnings” and so-called “safe spaces” that are primarily on college campuses are supposed to protect people from being uncomfortable/offended/traumatized from content, a phrase, or even a simple word. Could it be doing the exact opposite?  Is this the new world of the “Trophy Generation”?  It’s time...

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