Doctors and researchers are gathering more evidence that the key to good health lies in the gut. Given the connection between the mind and the digestive system, an emotional detox may improve overall gut health.
So many people are suffering from anxiety and depression right now. That's why we're sharing resources to help our community get through it.
Join us on Wake Up Northwest the week of August 24th for facts, stats, and local stories to help adults and kids get into a "Healthy Headspace".
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A local nonprofit is helping women find hope when they've hit rock bottom by delivering books.
As local museums prepare to reopen, you may consider going with your kids. The experience of visiting a museum could improve student mental health.
Finding hope can seem impossible in a global pandemic, but there are steps you can take to live in hope today.
WA - The Washington State Department of Health started a podcast series called 'Coping with COVID,' where each week health experts talk about some of the difficulties we've been facing with the COVID-19 pandemic. This week's episode was on suicide prevention and how to help someone having su…
Kids and teens may be itching to spend time with their friends again now that Washington State is in Phase 3. As COVID-19 restrictions ease and more places reopen, it is possible for youth to safely reconnect with their peers.
It's been a year since many Americans were sent home for remote work. Now, a local comedian wants to help you work happy while working from home.
Technology is one of the biggest contributors to stress and anxiety among students. Reducing screen time could improve their mental health.
Whether you are sick of zoom meetings, bored at home, or just feeling unmotivated, you may be in a "COVID funk."
SUNNYSIDE, OR - The Sunnyside School District began holding virtual sessions focused on social and emotional intelligence to help their students succeed. The first session took place Jan. 12.
Many families have been stressed trying to balance virtual school with working from home. As they navigate the ongoing challenges of education in 2021, one thing that can help is practicing mindfulness.
It can be tough to get out of bed in the morning, especially during a global pandemic. One thing that may help you get motivated again is finding something to look forward to.
The holiday season is officially in full swing, and people are in desperate need of joy. If you find yourself with more time on your hands over the holidays, one thing that may make you happy and help you get into the holiday spirit is reading a good book.
KENNEWICK, WA - With so much fear and uncertainty in the world, a local author is trying to help by releasing a brand new children's book.
TRI-CITIES, WA - More than two-thirds of U.S. adults say the 2020 Election is a significant source of stress in their life, according to a recent poll conducted on behalf of the American Psychological Association.
TRI-CITIES, WA - The "Good Health is Good Business" 6-Week Wellness Challenge is back at a time when many people need it most. For the 9th consecutive year, the Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce is motivating the community to practice holistic wellness through a challenge that tracks phy…
TRI-CITIES, WA - With all that's happened in 2020, social media posts and comments have become more negative and divisive than ever before. While going online is a great way to stay connected, what you see could do you more harm than good.
If you have a lot on your plate right now and are feeling more stressed and anxious than normal, experts say it's important to prioritize your mental wellness.
When suicide became a part of their lives, the owners of Dunham Cellars wanted to get involved with bringing awareness to mental health somehow.
TRI-CITIES, WA - Navigating the ups and downs of the pandemic is a challenge for all of us, adults and children alike. While kids may or may not be struggling themselves, they'll likely notice if their parents are. Sharing your struggles with your kids can, in turn, teach them how to cope wi…
TRI-CITIES, WA - We are almost six months into this pandemic. When it's eventually all said and done, will you have wasted this time, or used it to do something positive?
When a local family lost their son to suicide, parents created a nonprofit called "Blessed by Kess." Their focus is to promote mental health awareness.
WALLA WALLA, WA - Staying connected is more important now than ever. With so many people feeling isolated, anxious, or stressed during the pandemic, it’s essential to reach out for help or offer it to others.
If you've been feeling more stressed or anxious lately, you are not alone.
Several community organizations are spreading hope and support for people struggling with anxiety, depression and other mental health challenges.
WALLA WALLA, WA - Starting the conversation about mental health is not an easy task, but talking about it is key to break down the barriers to suicide prevention. A men's mental health support group in Walla Walla called "Men In The Middle" encourages men to open up in hopes of coming together.
TRI-CITIES, WA - Change is inevitable at the start of the new school year, and all that uncertainty could take a toll on kids' mental health.
RICHLAND, WA - The U.S is experiencing a mental health crisis. According to the Poynter Institute in the last two months 25 percent of young adults contemplated suicide. NBC Right Now spoke with a local father who says it's a part of the pandemic that not enough people are talking about.
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