National Day Of Unplugging: Putting The Technology Down After A Difficult YearThe pandemic has caused us to spend a lot more time in front of our screens in the last year so Friday presents a day to unplug.
Zoom-ed Out: Many Beginning To Feel Fatigued From Constant Virtual MeetingsOne year ago, video meetings over Zoom felt whimsical...now? Many people are starting to feel "Zoom Fatigue." How do we fix it?
Mental Health Expert Encourages Realistic Expectations For 2021: 'It Didn't Change On January 1'It was a year for the books, from a presidential election to protests to a global health crisis. Life has changed for a lot of Pittsburghers.
State Human Services Dept. Offering Mental Health Services To Active Duty Military And VeteransThis year has been difficult one for many people, and the holidays can bring on even more unwanted stress.
Recognizing & Dealing With Depression, Mental Health Concerns Throughout Holidays Amid Coronavirus PandemicThe definition of the holidays for many is to socialize and shop -- The very things health experts are telling us to avoid because of the COVID-19 surge.
Pittsburghers On Edge Waiting For Election ResultsUnlike anything most Americans have ever experienced during a presidential election, many people still have their eyes peeled waiting anxiously for the results.
NAMI Walks Event Goes Virtual To Raise Awareness About Mental IllnessThousands of walkers, supporters and sponsors cannot congregate together this weekend; so instead, they’re going virtual for a good cause.
Study: W. Va. Least Happy State In AmericaA study found that West Virginia is the unhappiest state in the U.S.
4 Inmates Sue Allegheny County Jail, Alleging Inadequate Mental Health CareFour inmates have sued the Allegheny County Jail and mental health officials, alleging the facility offers inadequate treatment and medication for inmates with mental health disabilities.
UPMC Psychiatrist: Remember The Importance Of Taking Care Of Your Mental HealthDealing with grief during the coronavirus pandemic has been especially difficult for those who've had to endure it.
'Your Child Is So Lucky To Have You As A Parent': Local Special Education Teacher Writes Pandemic Parenting GuideIt’s been a rough few months for parents. Schools, parks, playgrounds -- all closed.
Checking In With Susan Koeppen: UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital Turns To Telemedicine To Ease New Moms' FearsWith the current pandemic leading to stay-at-home orders and calls for social distancing, it has been a particularly difficult time for pregnant women and new moms.
Mental Health & Coronavirus: Local Therapist Says Staying Connected To Loved Ones Is CrucialA local therapist is making sure people know that during isolation, it's important to reach out to family, friends, and those you love.
Checking In With Susan Koeppen: Yes, We Need To Stay Home, But Getting Fresh Air Is Also Important For Your HealthIn her ongoing series, "Checking in with Susan Koeppen," Susan Koeppen talks to Haley Hiller, a clinical educator at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, about the importance of getting fresh air.
Light Therapy Box Can Treat Seasonal Affective DisorderPittsburgh can look so dreary sometimes.