Theatre MFA Candidate Creates May 23 "Laugh Until You Cry" Celebrating Mental Health Awareness
Theatre MFA candidate Skylar Schock and theatre and film professor Adam Paul executive produce the event, an evening of stand-up comedy, followed by a talk-back with the comics aimed at opening up conversation and sharing resources for mental health.
Strategies to cope with holiday stress and anxiety
Stress. Anxiety. Depression. Consider them the least-wanted gifts of the holiday season. For some unfortunate revelers, they arrive with the Christmas season as surely as carolers, jammed stores and growing credit card balances. However, area therapists say there are a few strategies that can help stem the sometimes negative emotional effects of the period from Christmas to New Year’s.
HOW TO HELP WITH HOARDING? THIS UNLV PROF HAS ANSWERS
For most of us, the concept of hoarding brings to mind one of two things: 1. The 11-season A&E reality show Hoarders, which “features a team of experts working to tackle some of the biggest, most extreme and most challenging hoards in America,” or 2. Friends who remark of their organized collections—vinyl records or Barbie dolls or whatever—“I’m such a hoarder.”
The Holiday Blues: Professional Tips on How to Cope
Even in years without a global pandemic, catastrophic weather events, and other 2020 phenomena, many people find the holidays stressful, exhausting, or depressing. According to the American Psychological Association, 44% of women and 33% of men surveyed feel stressed during the holidays. The holiday blues strike people experiencing the forced joyfulness and expectations of the season.
Locked Down and Stressed Out: The Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health
COVID-19 has upended the way we work. Many are working from home, stressed and attempting to juggle a range of personal and professional responsibilities, leading to an increase in anxiety, depression and burnout. To ensure that companies and their employees are performing optimally—not just existing—during this time, leaders must address the mental health challenges that employees are facing.