Patience eventually pays. TEWWY finally gathered the support it needed from the community and government agencies to provide effective psychosocial interventions which serve both the Wisdom&Wellness Counselors as well as the community they are building.
Sadness touches all of our lives at different times, but depression can have enormous depth and staying power. It is more than a passing bout of sadness or dejection, or feeling down in the dumps. It can leave you feeling continuously burdened and can sap the joy out of once-pleasurable activities.
Serious mental illness costs in the United States amount to $193.2 billion in lost earnings per year. Whereas, adults living with serious mental illness die on average 25 years earlier than others, largely due to treatable medical conditions.
Mental illnesses are conditions that affect a person’s thinking, feeling, mood or behavior, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, or schizophrenia.
As the exercise focuses on deep, controlled breathing, encouraging a greater mind-body awareness, after years of doing yoga, some people find that the practice transforms their lives to an even greater degree.
Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.
Tap Elderly Women’s Wisdom for Youth has some exciting news – This year TEWWY is participating in #GivingTuesday! GlobalGiving is offering a $1,000,000 Incentive Fund which will be distributed to participants proportionally based on final fundraising totals. GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that takes place December 1 this year. We’d love if youContinue reading “#GivingTuesday & Psychosocial Interventions”
Crowd-funding for Social Change Everyone cares about something, that’s just the human in us. As no one person is an island, we all live in a society where different people value different things. Have you ever felt what matters to you is not getting the attention it needs? That no change has taken form andContinue reading “Be the Change You Want to See”
With a 35% increase in Suicide rates in the US between 1999 and 2018, the CDC calls suicide a growing public health concern … I am not an expert, heck i didn’t even think I need to understand the workings of the human mind because biology & I are peaceful enemies. There’s no denying it,Continue reading “World Suicide Prevention Day”