One out of five of the 50 million public school kids exhibit signs of a mental health disorder, including depression, and anxiety. Mental disorders dramatically affect a child’s ability to learn.
Americans getting treatment for a mental health condition is difficult for many, and may be even worse for young African Americans and Hispanics
Mental health is just as important as physical health. Over the past few years, incidents involving bullying have escalated across campuses throughout the US.
This past weekend kicked off the start of Legacy Community Health’s Back to School events across three major campuses.
The Washington Post has this write up of the 21st Annual AIDS Conference in South Africa this week. Legacy’s leading policy advocate for HIV/AIDS, Venita Ray, is attending the conference. From the Post: Not many years ago, the idea of defeating the resilient virus that causes AIDS was far-fetched. But as 18,000 people gather this …
One of Legacy’s pregnant patients speaks with NBC about Zika fears and precautions.
Venita Ray, public affairs specialist with Legacy, will attend the 21st annual International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa tomorrow. The conference is a gathering of over 18,000 of the world’s leading HIV specialists, including health care providers, scientists, and leading advocates.
Three additional patients, pregnant moms, are testing positive for the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
Summer is in full swing and it’s important to remember how sensitive we are to sunlight and extreme heat. Practice the below recommendations to ensure you are protecting yourself appropriately.
After the recent mass shooting, we all have probably experienced a lot of strong emotions. An important point to remember after events like this is that any emotion is valid, there is NO right or wrong way to feel. Common reactions can include having a sense of shock, experiencing sadness, grief, outrage, anger, anxiety and fear, helplessness (especially concern that it can happen anywhere to anyone), numbness, and many other emotions. Adults and children alike can exhibit trouble sleeping, poor appetite (or overeating to soothe themselves), difficulty concentrating, or having trouble with organization and memory.