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5 Powerful Myths About Depression

By |2016-11-03T08:26:32-07:00April 22nd, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

Now more than ever, mental health has become a hot-button issue. Recent revelations surrounding the Germanwings co-pilot who intentionally downed a plane filled with passengers have sparked more conversation surrounding mental health and illness. It is unfortunate that only when tragedy occurs do we have a national dialogue about mental [...]

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The Demographics Of Depression

By |2016-11-03T08:26:37-07:00April 20th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Who is depressed? In the U.S., poverty, race and ethnicity, domestic abuse victims, adolescents, LGBTQ, and the elderly: these groups have a higher incidence of mental health challenges due to a complicated mix of factors. One thing is certain, regardless of age and circumstance: access to quality diagnosis and treatment [...]

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Bridge The Gap: 3 Ways Technology Can Promote Mental Health

By |2016-11-03T08:26:57-07:00April 1st, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Private. Hidden. Filtered. Isolated. These are the adjectives that chronic pain patients use to describe the way they feel when they share their chronic pain experiences. Many believe that others won’t understand or will judge them when they talk about their chronic pain, so they hide what they are feeling. [...]

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Benefits Of Exercise

By |2017-12-09T15:17:59-07:00January 7th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

When you're living with the effects of chronic pain it can be difficult if not impossible to see how physical activity can keep you healthy. Pain affects your ability to move naturally and can cause depression and anxiety that stops you in your tracks when you do decide to try [...]

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World Mental Health Day

By |2017-01-30T12:46:38-07:00October 10th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

For people living with mental illness, every day can be a struggle. On October 10, 2014, the world will take a moment to observe World Mental Health Day. This year, the focus is on schizophrenia, shining a light into the darkness of this often misunderstood disorder. Mental illness can be [...]

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Observing Mental Illness Awareness Week

By |2016-11-03T08:30:50-07:00October 6th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

October 5-11th is Mental Illness Awareness Week. During this week, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and its affiliates will shine a (green) light on mental illness. Mental illness will affect everyone in the U.S. at some point in their lifetime, whether personally or through a friend or family [...]

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