Category Archives: Mental Health Mondays

Mental Health Mondays: Overcoming post-Harvey emotions

When hurricane Harvey flooded Houston, Melinda Ainsworth’s anxiety quickly rose. Her home didn’t flood, but she was overwhelmed by the loss of life and physical devastation all around her. And she’s not alone. Post-Harvey stress is quite common.

Mental Health Mondays: 5 Tips to Destress

Between hurricane Harvey, back to school and a busy work schedule, life can get stressful. Learn how to unwind with this quick video.

Mental Health Mondays: Understanding ADHD

Understanding ADHD Title Adult Child

Approximately 11 percent of all children are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the disorder affects adults, too. With diagnoses on the rise, most have heard of ADHD. But do you really understand it?

Mental Health Mondays: Finding Joy After Tragedy

Finding Joy After Tragedy

After experiencing back-to-back trauma, everyday life weighed on Debra Odom like a ton of bricks. In 2008, she was the innocent victim of a drive-by shooting that left her body riddled with four gunshot wounds. And then, not long after, her mother died from the complications of multiple strokes. The physical and emotional pain of it all became too much to bear.