By Susan Kozak Special to The News-Herald Feb 15, 2018 As estimated one in 12 Americans suffer from alcohol abuse or dependence according to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. As a result, an estimated 26.8 million children are exposed, at varying degrees, to alcoholism in the family, placing them at higher risk […]
Jill Blackson visited WXYZ Detroit to share tips on how to avoid the winter blues and what to do if you thinks it’s something more serious.
Jill Blackson sits down with Fox 2’s Charlie Langton to talk about strategies for avoiding the winter blues.
Six things you can do to improve your mental wellness: Focus on what you’re grateful for, no matter how small. Get more sleep, even an extra 30 minutes a night will help. Have some fun, do something you enjoy at least once a week. Move your body, try adding a daily walk to your schedule. […]
By Susan Kozak For The News-Herald July 4, 2017 Summer is here. The season most of us yearn for is upon us, filled with sunshine and light. Yet, even with the sunshine, bevy of outdoor activities and the warm feelings of what seems like endless days, our life stresses don’t stop. Our bills still need […]
By Susan Kozak For The News-Herald June 13, 2017 Each year, June 27 is observed as National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day, with the entire month of June commonly dedicated to PTSD Awareness Month. Mental health advocates and professionals, like the team at Community Care Services, are working hard to bring greater public awareness […]