January is Mental Wellness Month

Did You Know That January is Mental Wellness Month? January is mental wellness month - a perfect time to check in with ourselves, family and friends to see how we're doing mentally and emotionally. The new year often brings physical wellness goals but what about setting mental wellness goals this year instead? Here are 4 easy ways [...]

2023-03-30T10:45:26-06:00January 25th, 2023|Mental Health Awareness|0 Comments

Managing Mental Health Around the Holidays

Elvis once crooned about feeling blue at Christmas time—and we’re here to tell you: It’s perfectly normal to feel that way. There are a variety of reasons why your days may not be merry and bright around the holiday season. It can be the jam-packed social calendar, deadlines at work, the loss of a [...]

2022-12-12T13:56:25-06:00December 6th, 2022|Mental Health Awareness|0 Comments

Understanding Grief

Have you been feeling extra irritable? Are you forgetting to eat, or eating when you are not hungry? Have you been feeling numb or not interested in anything? You may be experiencing grief. HopeNet Program Director, Jo Lynn Bright, is helping her clients understand that while maybe they have not lost a person close to [...]

2020-05-26T14:00:51-06:00May 26th, 2020|Blog, Mental Health Awareness|0 Comments

Helping Someone Struggling with Suicidal Thoughts

Since 1999 the Kansas suicide rate has gone up 45%--one of the largest increases in the nation.*  In 2018 Wichita saw 99 deaths from suicide, a 20% increase since 2015. We have a real and growing problem. However, the risk of suicide can be reduced if we take the time to educate the ourselves and [...]

2019-10-09T13:19:11-06:00October 9th, 2019|Blog, Mental Health Awareness|0 Comments
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