Coconut Oil: Healthy or Not So Healthy?

Coconut Oil: Healthy or Not So Healthy?

The American Heart Association has released a review discussing the importance of limiting saturated fat in the diet to promote cardiovascular health, specifically advising against the use of coconut oil. The AHA focuses on the recent rise in the use of coconut oil,...

Food & Mental Health

Food & Mental Health

Remember that old saying, “You are what you eat?” Well, it’s true. Recent studies are discovering more and more evidence that shows that we are literally what we eat, and this is especially true for mental health. The Link Between Mental Health and Diet Roxanne Sukol,...

January Focus: Mental Health for the New Year

January Focus: Mental Health for the New Year

It's a new year, and a new chance to intentionally care for your mental health! First thing's first. Remember that with the beginning of the new year, it is normal to feel tired from the holidays. The holiday season is a time of lots of joy, but also lots of busy-ness...

December Focus: Holidays & Mental Health

December Focus: Holidays & Mental Health

For many people, the holiday season can be a difficult time to maintain and care for their mental health. There's often financial, family and travel stress, not to mention the stress that can result from disruptions in routine. People are often busier during the...

August Focus: Substance Abuse Awareness

August Focus: Substance Abuse Awareness

Substance Abuse and Addiction are long-standing problems for both the United States, and the state of North Carolina. North Carolina has the 30th highest drug overdose mortality rate in the United States. Though North Carolina is doing much to counteract these...