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.”
It’s a real problem you need to be aware of if you think you or a loved one might be at risk. Here’s what you need to know.
Postpartum depression occurs in 8-16% of births. Dr. Judith Overton, medical director at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, explains postpartum depression, symptoms, risk factors and treatments.
Learn the signs of high functioning depression so you can seek help for yourself or a loved one.
How to tell the difference between the “winter blues” Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and ongoing depression.
Children and teens show different signs of depression than adults. Learn the warning signs to help your loved ones.
Every generation has collectively traumatic events. For older generations, it might be WWII or the Vietnam War. For others, it might be 9/11, school shootings, or COVID-19.
“Physical touch meets an essential human need,” says Dr. Jeanne James, pediatrician and chief medical officer for BlueCare Tennessee.
Natasha D. Bonner, behavioral health expert for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, explains that collective trauma is any reaction people have to a traumatic event that affects our whole society.