On 09.02.16 • In Uncategorized • by

Healthcare practitioners employ an array of modalities in the treatment of physical and mental health disorders. Medication management, therapy, exercise and other lifestyle changes are regularly recommended.  Often overlooked is an inexpensive option for the maintenance of good physical and mental health: nature. There is now a significant body of evidence supporting the mental health benefits of outdoor immersion. “Green therapy” known as ecotherapy, has been shown to alleviate symptoms of depression.  In the early 1980’s, the forest agency of Japan encouraged people to walk in the woods for better health. Known as “forest bathing” or shinrin-yoku, the practice was  …

On 05.08.14 • In Uncategorized • by

For a free, confidential Anxiety Disorder Screening call the New Jersey MentalHealthCares Helpline at 1-866-202-HELP(4357) (TTY 877-294-4356).  If you or someone you know may be suffering from generalized anxiety or depression, call the MHANJ’s NJMentalHealthCares Helpline and take the anxiety disorders screening or depression screening. The number to call is 1-866-202-HELP (4357) (TTY 1-877-294-4356). The screening only takes a few minutes and provides confidential results and information on where to find treatment. Anxiety Disorder Screenings will be available starting May 8, 2014. Symptoms of Anxiety Disorder:Studies show that we spend about 26 years of our life sleeping. There’s a good reason,  …

On 05.01.14 • In Uncategorized • by

Organizations that are members of our Service Directory are encouraged to post this linkable icon on their websites. Simply copy and paste the code (shown on the bottom) on your HTML page to insert the logo and link. Thank you.   <a href=”” target=”_blank”><img src=”/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/MHC_Widget.jpg” alt=”NJ Mental Health Cares” /></a>

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