Social media usage has surged since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thankfully, popular platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have been a saving grace for connection in these isolating times. And, as you can tell, we use these platforms to connect with our community. But for some people, social media usage can trigger mental […]
“The only thing that is constant is change.”― Heraclitus We know that change is a part of life. But nothing could prepare us for the emotional impact of COVID-19. This global pandemic has forced us into difficult, unforeseen transitions in all areas of our lives. Our routines were disrupted. Children moved from school to home. […]
When will the coronavirus threat pass? How will the economy turnaround? When can I safely make plans with my friends again? At this point, it seems like we have more questions than answers. There are so many unknowns as we continue to move through these challenging times. But even during these uncertain times, there are […]
in the midst of the pandemic, our normal routines are off. This Facebook live video by Dr. Erin Amato discusses how to combat the results of technology burnout and how speculation about our future is causing fatigue.
Enjoy Dr. Erin Amato sharing her thoughts on Riding the Curve during the Covid-19 pandemic. The video discusses Managing Grief, Anxiety, and Change.
Your plans for Spring 2020 have likely been turned upside down at this point. Everywhere you turn, it seems like conversations focus on discussing thedangers and risks of COVID-19. Fortunately, we have been more isolated here in Billings and our state comparatively. Yet, we continue to see headline after headline about ways to fight loneliness […]
As COVID-19 safety protocols and regulations continue to sweep our nation, we’re all working to adjust to our ‘new normal’. From telework to e-learning, many of us are juggling tasks that are well outside the realm of our old responsibilities. Nonetheless, we continue to move forward in positivity and compliance to keep our families and […]
As children across the country are staying home from school in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many parents are scrambling to adapt to these unprecedented measures. It can be overwhelming trying to think of ways to endlessly keep children occupied. Start by reviewing your child’s school routine. When do they have art […]
Can you fill in the blank? ____________ causes more disability worldwide than any other illness. Conditions such as arthritis, heart disease, and back problems might first come to mind, but the answer is actually depression. In fact, according to The World Health Organization, depression causes more disability worldwide than any other illness. And, in addition […]
We’re one week into January…How’s your resolution going so far? There’s a lot of pressure to “start over” or “be better” this time of year, but this type of thinking can make for a really harmful mindset for someone suffering from depression symptoms. On the other hand, making a New Year’s resolution is a great […]