Tag Archive: #mentalhealth

How to Improve Your Mental Health

Posted on May 24, 2022
At times, it can be easy to neglect, but your mental health is an important influence on how you move through life. As this topic often arises, Dr. Marla Hartzen, medical director of AMG Park Ridge Behavioral Health at Advocate [read more...]

How to Foster Resilience in Children

Posted on May 24, 2022
Life can be tough no matter your age. Even children face challenges. That’s where resilience comes in. Resilience is our ability to persevere and adapt to changes and stressors in our world. It does not mean that we don’t experience [read more...]

Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness

Posted on May 17, 2022
Meeting Mental Health with Grace Ministry Stigma is when someone views you in a negative way because you have a distinguishing characteristic or personal trait that’s thought to be, or actually is, a disadvantage (a negative stereotype). Unfortunately, negative attitudes [read more...]

5 Warning Signs of Suicide

Posted on May 9, 2022
If you, or someone you care about, shows some of these signs, don’t dismiss it. Seek help.   **For a list of excellent resources, visit Our Lady of the Wayside’s Meeting Mental Health with Grace resources page: CLICK HERE.

Worried Your Teen may be Experiencing Depression?

Posted on May 2, 2022
Living through a pandemic isn’t easy on anyone. Whether it’s remote learning and drastically different opportunities for socializing, teens are facing major changes in their normal routines or plans for the future. As a result, you may be noticing changes [read more...]

St. Dymphna Novena

Posted on May 2, 2022
For nine days, join in praying the St. Dymphna novena for someone you may know who is affected by mental illness and for our community’s special intentions. St. Dymphna is the patroness of those who suffer from mental affliction. Her [read more...]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Posted on April 25, 2022
People with mental problems are our neighbors. They are members of our congregations, members of our families; they are everywhere in this country. If we ignore their cries for help, we will continue to participate in the anguish from which [read more...]