Nashville, TN – Tennessee’s Emotional Support Line for Pandemic Stress is adding a new method for people to reach out for help. The free and confidential line now has the capability to offer assistance via text message.
Tennessee State Agency on Aging provides Advice for Caregivers and those living with Dementia during the holidays
Nashville, TN – This year’s holiday season this year may look a little different for all of us. For individuals living with dementia and their caregivers this season may potentially cause additional stress, confusion, or anxiety.
Nashville, TN – Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care based in Nashville, is partnering with the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) to provide COVID-19 Coronavirus relief in 21 counties across the state.
Known as the Tennessee Recovery Project and funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the effort allows Centerstone to offer resource connection and short-term supportive counseling to those whose mental health has been impacted by the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee’s healthcare workers and first responders who are on the front lines of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic response have a new resource to reach out to about feelings of stress, anxiety, sadness, or depression related to work. The COVID-19 Emotional Support Line for healthcare workers is available to call at 888.642.7886.
New York – Maj. Olli Toukolehto recognized the wear on the faces of healthcare workers each time he walked into the Javits Convention Center from his hotel in lower Manhattan.
He had witnessed the same strain on the faces of fellow Soldiers while deployed during the Iraqi surge.
Caring for COVID-19 patients in the nation’s coronavirus epicenter has taken a mental and physical toll on New York City doctors, nurses and emergency medical technicians, as the number of coronavirus deaths in the city nears 14,000.
American Heart Association says High Levels of Chronic Stress linked to High Blood Pressure in African Americans
Dallas, TX – According to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the open access journal of the American Heart Association, African Americans reporting high levels of chronic stress tended to develop high blood pressure, or hypertension, more often than those who reported low stress levels.
American Heart Association reports Mental Stress-Induced constricted blood vessels more likely in Women
Dallas, TX – In women with heart disease, constriction of peripheral vessels during mental stress affects the heart circulation more than men’s, potentially raising women’s risk of heart-related events and death, according to new research in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, an American Heart Association journal.
American Heart Association says Abuse and Adversity in Childhood linked to more Cardiovascular Risk in Adulthood
American Heart Association Scientific Statement
Dallas, TX – Children and teens who are abused, witness violence, are bullied or face other adversities are more likely to develop cardiovascular diseases in adulthood, according to a new scientific statement by the American Heart Association published in the Association’s journal Circulation.
The statement is based on a review of existing scientific research published in peer-reviewed medical journals that documents a strong association between adverse experiences in childhood and teen years and a greater likelihood of developing risk factors such as obesity, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes earlier than those not experiencing adverse experiences.
Anaheim, CA – Older women who don’t get enough sleep were more likely to have poor cardiovascular health, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2017, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians.
In the new study, researchers considered sleeping at least two hours more during the weekend than on the weekday as a sign of being in sleep debt.
American Heart Association Meeting Report
Anaheim, CA – Women who experienced one or more traumatic lifetime events or several negative events in recent years had higher odds of being obese than women who didn’t report such stress, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2017, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians.
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