World Mental Health Day: October 10th, 2022


  World Mental Health Day 2022 has the theme of Make World Health for all a Global Priority. October 10th is declared mental health day by the World Health Organization annually. The World Health Organization's goal is that everyone has access to mental health services by 2030, regardless of where they live in the world. [...]

World Mental Health Day: October 10th, 20222022-10-10T18:00:49-05:00

The Importance of Staying Hydrated


  Doctors at the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recommend that men drink 15.5 cups of water, about 124 ounces of water daily while women should drink 11.5 or 92 ounces daily. You must drink even more if you live in a warm climate or exercise vigorously. Understanding the effects of hydration [...]

The Importance of Staying Hydrated2022-09-26T11:13:52-05:00

Mental Health Benefits From Walking


You do not have to have a gym membership to boost your mental health naturally. Walking is an excellent form of exercise that almost everyone can participate in regularly. Walking Enhances Moods Researchers with England's Mental Health Foundation teamed up with Sport England to conduct a study of adults. The study found that those who [...]

Mental Health Benefits From Walking2022-09-15T15:00:33-05:00

Visit The Oak Creek Health & Wellness Fair: 8/18/22


The Oak Creek Community Center will be hosting the Oak Creek Health & Wellness Fair on Thursday, August 18th from 1-4 pm. There will be over 40 community vendors from Oak Creek, door prizes, free hearing tests, free blood pressure checks, speakers & more! The Oak Creek Community Center is located at: 8580 S Howell [...]

Visit The Oak Creek Health & Wellness Fair: 8/18/222022-07-13T13:54:19-05:00

How Mental Health and Wellbeing Are Linked


  A working definition of mental health would be emotional, psychological, and social well-being while a working definition of well-being would be the state of feeling comfortable, healthy, or happy. As you can see, there is a strong coalition between the two. Then, the question becomes how you can achieve good mental health to enjoy [...]

How Mental Health and Wellbeing Are Linked2022-05-09T15:58:24-05:00

National Mental Health Month: May 2022


In May we observe National Mental Health Month. Ever since this month of awareness was established in 1949, there have been many successes, including The Affordable Care Act, The Community Mental Health Services Block Grant, the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, and the Garrett Lee Smith State/Tribal Suicide Prevention Program. Yet, [...]

National Mental Health Month: May 20222022-03-28T11:29:43-05:00

World Bipolar Day: 3/30/22


  World Bipolar Day will be observed this year on Wednesday, March 30th, 2022. March 30th is a special date to this cause as it’s the birthday of Vincent van Gogh, who struggled with mental illness and was posthumously determined to have bipolar disorder.   This day is about raising awareness on mental health issues like [...]

World Bipolar Day: 3/30/222022-03-17T13:53:49-05:00

International Day of Happiness: 3/20/22


  March 20th is celebrated as the International Day of Happiness each year.  Established 10 years ago in 2012 by The United Nations and the nonprofit partner group Action for Happiness, the goal is to bring awareness that progress isn't just measured by economic growth from an international, national, local, or even a personal level, [...]

International Day of Happiness: 3/20/222022-02-21T14:26:04-06:00

Urbal Tea Event in MIwaukee: Discover the Benefits of Herbal Tea


Learn about the wellness benefits of drinking herbal tea on Sunday, Feb 27th, 2022 from 2:00 pm- 3:30 pm at the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory in Milwaukee. This event is hosted by Urbal Tea, which is a Milwaukee-based herbal tea company.  Learn about herbalism & try some tea while you visit the Tropical Dome! Learn [...]

Urbal Tea Event in MIwaukee: Discover the Benefits of Herbal Tea2022-02-14T14:55:32-06:00

Caring for Others as Self Care


  A 10-year study* found that people who were depressed tended to spend more time doing self-care while people who were the happiest tended to spend time taking care of others. What Society Teaches While everyone needs enough food and a safe place to live, buying into consumerism may be bad for your mental health. [...]

Caring for Others as Self Care2022-02-10T15:33:56-06:00