Emotional and Mental Wellbeing

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Stress Busters: Tips to Manage Stress with Diet and Lifestyle Changes

Ruth Goldstein, a Registered Dietitian with Cheshire Medical Center, spends a lot of time talking with patients about food and stress. Here’s her five top tips!

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Today is the First Day of the Rest of Your Life—Or Month, if You’re Curious

Dry January, a trend in the sober curious movement, harnesses evidence that fresh starts motivate us to try new behaviors, such as building habits or pursuing new goals. What will your fresh start be?

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The Great American Smokeout: How to Support Someone Who Wants to Quit Smoking

Quitting nicotine is extremely difficult. Good social supports can make a difference.

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Heads Up: Coping through COVID-19

D-HH Launches Third Installment of its Virtual Roundtable Series as Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic Continue

“Heads Up: Coping Through COVID-19” is a pre-recorded series of virtual conversations featuring D-HH mental health experts, community partners and other experts offering information and tips for people of all ages

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Taking Care of Yourself When a Loved One is Suffering from Substance Use Disorder

Setting boundaries can be the hardest and most important thing to do.

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Laurie Butz-Meyerrose

Comprehensive Help for Substance Use Disorder

The Doorway at Cheshire Medical Center now offers medication-assisted treatment (MAT) combined with face-to-face counseling and reporting via phone app, to provide a comprehensive patient-centric treatment program.

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Mind Racing with Worry or Stress? Try to S.T.O.P.

Finding time to stop, come down from the worried mind, and get back into the present moment can help ease stress's negative effects.

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Lindsey Cushing, WHNP, SANE-A, and Kelsey Page, RN, SANE-A, work in Cheshire's Women's Health department and are part of a team providing Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) exams in the Emergency Department.

Raising Awareness About Sexual Assault: SANE Care

The nurses who form Cheshire's SANE team provide specialized, trauma-informed care to people who have been sexually assaulted.

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the behavioral health team at Cheshire Medical Center

Cheshire Medical Center’s Behavioral Health Team Supports the Mental and Emotional Needs of Patients

The Behavioral Health Team supports the mental health of Cheshire Medical Center patients.

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What is Resilience and Why Does Having More of it Matter?

Being able to bounce back from adversity is a primary path to improved well-being.

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