Benjamin Breeding, a behavioral health case manager with BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, says it’s important to be aware of both the indicators of depression and the ways we can support people afflicted by it.
WellTuned spoke with Dr. Jill Amos, licensed behavioral health psychologist for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, about mental health during the pandemic.
Laura Bertrand, licensed professional counselor and mental health expert at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, says when kids’ feelings get bottled up, they spill out in other ways, from sleep problems to outbursts to changes in eating.”
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Dr. Ian Bushell, a medical director with BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, warns that sleep-deprived teens have a higher incidence of anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts and behaviors.
Stacy Long, a behavioral health case manager for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, says if new mothers ignore stresses of motherhood, they may be putting themselves at risk.