Active Minds: Changing the Conversation About Mental Health
Healthy Living2019-01-14T01:37:29-05:00

Maintenance of your mental and emotional wellbeing is primarily done through your own positive healthy living choices. Enhancing your positive mental health can be done through a combination and incorporation of nutrition, daily exercise, stable social networks and utilizing effective coping strategies. Maximizing opportunities for you to be engaging, participating in enjoying activities, and taking control of your life events will all help foster positive mental health.

Healthy Life

In order to maintain and strengthen your mental and emotional health, it’s important to pay attention to your own needs and feelings. Don’t let stress and negative emotions build up. [...]

Physical Exercise

Youths: Youths between the ages of 5-17 should accumulate at least an hour of strenuous physical activities a day. This goal can be reached via several short exercise periods spread [...]


Good nutrition is essential for our mental health. Many bodies of evidence link diet to mental health conditions like depression, schizophrenia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and Alzheimer’s disease.   For [...]

Sleeping Problems

Sleeping problems are a common symptom among many psychiatric disorders such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). 5 50% to 80% of patients in typical [...]

Stress Management

What is stress? Stress is an internal feeling that arises when the demands of our environment surpasses our coping abilities.   How do I know I am stressed? The symptoms [...]


Everyone has experienced anger in varying frequency. In most situations we can quickly control our temper, but whether it’s repressed or expressed, anger can cause difficulties for ourselves and the [...]


Understanding Grief The death of someone close to us can be an extremely stressful event. Everyone reacts to this occurrence differently and some may need external help, but we all [...]