Tag Archive: #mentalhealth

Keep Gratitude Going After Thanksgiving Day 

Posted on November 14, 2022
Thanksgiving is a time where we reflect on the things, we are grateful for in our lives. But thankfulness shouldn’t be limited to just one day. Studies have shown that cultivating a daily gratitude practice can not only improve aspects [read more...]

Addiction: Mass of Healing

Posted on November 7, 2022
As a recovering alcoholic, Father Ryan Brady knows well that the Wednesday night before Thanksgiving is one of the biggest party nights of the year. He also knows firsthand the pain addiction causes to people who have addictions and those [read more...]

Mental Health Series: Building Resilience, Strengthening Hope

Posted on September 29, 2022
Many struggle with mental health issues. While anxiety, depression, and substance abuse (especially alcohol abuse) represent the majority of mental health problems, many also struggle with a diverse range of other psychiatric diagnoses such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, personality disorders, [read more...]

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Posted on September 5, 2022
988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the new Suicide & Crisis Lifeline which is now active throughout the U.S. When people call, text, or chat 988, they will be connected to [read more...]

11 Ways to Manage Anger & Be Happy

Posted on September 4, 2022
It’s natural to feel some frustration or anger. But not coping with feelings of anger over time can be bad for your health. It’s harmful to turn your anger inward. And it’s bad for relationships to turn anger outward. Individuals [read more...]

Suicide Stops Here!

Posted on August 29, 2022
Save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide by joining the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Out of the Darkness Walk. Our multi-Parish Mental Health Awareness ministry (including St. Edna, St. James and Our Lady of the Wayside), [read more...]

Shining a Light on Depression

Posted on August 16, 2022
Join us at the Lutheran Home (800 W. Oakton Street, Arlington Heights) on August 26, from 9:30-11:30 am, as we come together for a supportive conversation about depression and holistic faith based care. Topics include identifying symptoms and treatments of depression, [read more...]