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A Practical Solution to Address the Burnout Crisis Among First Responders

Beyond the physical dangers of fire, law enforcement and other public safety jobs, there are very real risks to first responders’ mental health...

This Exercise Has the Greatest Impact on Mental Health

Exercise in any form can have a positive impact on your mental health. But some types of exercise can give you more bang for your buck than others, better helping to boost your mental wellness...

New Calculator Helps Employers Quantify Cost of Untreated Mental Health Issues

A new online calculator from MeMD gives business owners an idea of the cost of mental health issues – at the micro level – along with a solution for improving employees’ mental and emotional health.

The Powerful Impact of Telebehavioral Health in High-Risk Industries

While mental health is a widespread concern for employers nationwide, some industries are especially at risk for high rates of behavioral health concerns like anxiety, depression, substance misuse and suicide.

Battle Employee Burnout with Telebehavioral Health

The trickle-down effects of burnout are a major cause for concern. Absenteeism, low morale and job-hopping are common among employees suffering from burnout – and that’s just the beginning. So what can employers do about it?

4 Ways Social Relationships Improve Your Health

Social relationships are important, and research has indicated that both the quantity and quality of these relationships have strong effects on mental and physical health...

Benefits Roadmap: Why Your Clients Need Telebehavioral Health

Most business owners are keenly aware of the importance of mental health in the workplace. Even if they can’t put a dollar value on...

6 Mental Health Resolutions for the New Year

This year, resolve to focus on your mental health. To approach this in a practical, achievable way, follow these 6 micro-resolutions that will add up to a much healthier you.

Meet MeMD: Monique Snelson

Meet Monique Snelson, one of MeMD's Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, and get her tips to stay stress free during the busy holiday season...

Self-Care Tips for a Happy, Healthy Holiday Season

Follow these five self-care tips to get through the holiday season with your physical health and, perhaps more importantly, your mental health intact.

Reduce the Stigma of Talk Therapy to Maximize Productivity

The stigma of mental health treatment runs deep. Employers should be leading the charge in breaking it, as it keeps employees from being their best, both at home and at work. As it has long been proven, simply offering mental health benefits isn’t enough...

Meet MeMD: Madeline Patalano

This Mental Health Awareness week we're highlighting one of our licensed professional counselors, Madeline Patalano. Read on to hear more about how she became involved in telehealth, the topics she is most passionate about, and some common signs of depression to look out for...

Finding the Right Mental Health Professional for Your Needs

There are many reasons you may decide it’s time to see a mental health specialist, but how do you find the right fit? You’ll want to put in the time and effort to find the mental healthcare provider who’s a match for your personality and lifestyle by taking the following essential steps...

Can Seasonal Allergies Be a Predictor of Mental Illness?

Birds are singing and flowers are blooming — however springtime and its associated allergies may have an interesting consequence, according to a new study allergies and mental health may in fact be related.

Why Employers are Incorporating Telebehavioral Health into Broader Benefits Packages

As the nationwide focus on mental health continues to grow, businesses are taking notice and incorporating telebehavioral health solutions into their existing health benefits packages. While telehealth provides important benefits to employees, the service is advantageous for businesses for a number of reasons...

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...

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

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