Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health, Men’s Health, Women’s Health

Lonely Without Love? How to Avoid Valentine’s Day Blues

People seem to have a love/hate relationship with Valentine’s Day. When in a romantic relationship, it can be a wonderful time to convey your affection. But when you’re single, the holiday tends to leave many feeling downright sad.Want to survive the holiday without sinking into a depression? Nanditha Krishnamsetty, M.D., a psychiatrist with Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Group, shares a few tips to avoid the Valentine’s Day blues.

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Healthy Ways to Use Social Media

It probably doesn’t come as a surprise that research has proven that social media can have ill effects on our mental health, but we’re here to help you find healthy ways to use it and protect your sanity. Ashley Crumby, M.D., a psychiatrist at Hackensack University Medical Center, shares a few tips for using social media in healthy ways.

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Giving to Others Gives You Better Health

It’s the season of giving, so it isn’t uncommon for many of us to give back to others during this time of year. Whether you toss change in a collection bucket, give a toy to a child in need or make a large monetary donation, it turns out that being generous can be good for your health as well.

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The 4 Things That Define a Healthy Relationship

Ask your mom, and she might have one answer. Ask a friend, and he’ll have another answer. Ask a coworker, and yet again you might get a different response. There are always going to be varying opinions on what defines a healthy relationship, but many of them are just that…opinions. From a behavioral health viewpoint, research shows us that there are certain things that truly define a healthy relationship – whether that is a romantic relationship or a friendship. Here are four things that define a healthy relationship