Filling the Gap Between EAPs and Behavioral Health Benefits

While EAPs are not designed to serve as a stand-alone option for mental health services, these plans play a role in a company’s overall emphasis on employee wellness in the workplace. If you’re looking to purchase an EAP – or are interested in providing behavioral health services for your staff –consider the following...

These are the Best (and Worst) Foods for Your Mental Wellbeing

Most of the energy you use daily is consumed by brain activity. So it makes sense that what you eat has a profound effect on the way your brain works—in fact, there is a direct connection between your diet and how you feel...

Breaking the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

Although millions of Americans suffer from mental illnesses, there is still a lack of public knowledge about mental health and limited access to resources for those who need help. Fortunately May is Mental Health Month, so it’s the perfect time to break misunderstandings, cure stigma, and focus on wellbeing...

Why You Shouldn’t Fear Talk Therapy

Talk therapy addresses the mental side of mental illness—not just the physical components that medication can help treat—and it is customized to each patient to give them what they need. Here’s a closer look at what you need to know...

What Types of Artificial Tears Should I Use?

Not sure what type of eye drops you need? Dr. Caitlin Morrison discusses which artificial tears may work best for various types of dry eye and can easily be found in local drugstore...

4 Things You Should Know About Prescription Drug Safety

Prescription drugs are a serious business. So no matter what type of medication you’ve been prescribed, you’ll want to make sure that you’re using it safely, which means following these four essential guidelines...

Can Local Honey Help Fight Seasonal Allergies?

If you suffer from seasonal allergies you may try anything to feel better, including a daily dose of local honey to ease symptoms. Sounds yummy, but does it work?

5 Health Benefits You Could Miss Out on if You Don’t Spring Clean

It’s not just your home that will benefit from a deep cleaning, there are many positive health benefits that come with spring cleaning your house or apartment...

What Are Mental Health Breaks, and Why Should You Be Taking Them?

Feel like you're working yourself thin? It’s time to introduce yourself to the mental health break—a time to check out from your normal obligations and just unwind...

Record Numbers of College Students Are Seeking Mental Health Treatment — But Can Schools...

But can schools keep up? Many students are left without the resources they need to seek help and a common consequence is students simply dropping out...

Meet MeMD: Larissa Rzemienski

Larissa Rzemienski is one of MeMD’s Licensed Professional Counselors. Get to know a little more about her and her tips to combat Seasonal Affective Disorder...

Do Your Relationships Affect Your Eating Habits?

It may surprise you how your relationships—romantic and otherwise—affect your different mealtime habits and preferences without you even realizing it...

5 Signs You’re in a Healthy Relationship

There are many philosophies on what makes a relationship good, but what about healthy? We've pinpointed five telling signs to look for in your relationship...

How Bad Is this Year’s Flu Season, Really?

This year's flu has presented incredibly widespread activity, a high hospitalization, and a state of emergency in some regions. How did it get so bad?

Avoid These Deceptively Unhealthy Foods

Trying to eat a little cleaner and trim unnecessary calories from your diet? Don’t derail your hard work by accidentally reaching for the wrong "healthy" foods...

9 Ways to Practice Self-Care This Year

Feeling run-down, frenzied, and overwhelmed? Often-ignored but totally necessary, it's time to take self-care off the back burner and #treatyoself!

The 12 Holiday Foods You Should Skip

With the holiday season in full swing, you may find carols in the air and unhealthy temptation all around. Here are a dozen holiday foods you should avoid...

Meditating Away Holiday Stress

When you think about meditation, you may have a specific image in mind, but there are actually many different ways to meditate - and many benefits!

What to Do When Your Stress Is Next Level

Here's how you can find healthier alternatives to negative coping mechanisms so you’re better equipped to face daily challenges and avoid stress-induced anxiety and depression...

Why How You Lose Weight Matters

Making an active effort to curb holiday weight gain before it becomes a problem? Discover the steps you should be taking toward healthy weight loss...