By Natalie Laubach RD, LDN, CDCES, Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at Signature Healthcare With the transition to work-from-home culture post-pandemic, only getting up from the desk for a snack during the workday has become the new normal. Even for those of us who don’t work from home, most jobs require work on the computer … More The Dangers of Sitting All Day and How to Reverse Them
By: Nicole Long, MSW, LICSW, CEO of Old Colony Elder Services March is Social Work Month. According to the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the theme for Social Work Month 2023 is “Social Work Breaks Barriers.” In short, social Workers help break down barriers that prevent people from living more fulfilling, enriched lives. Did … More March is Social Work Month
Mental Health Mental Illness Depression Anxiety Bipolar Disorder Schizophrenia PTSD By: Marsha Weiner, LICSW, Manager of Behavioral Health Services, Signature Healthcare How many times have you heard these terms (above) perhaps related to something you have seen on the news? Your first thought might be, “Oh that person must have a mental illness or … More Letting Go of Stigma Surrounding Mental Health
By: Tina Cardoso, Executive Director at Cape Verdean Women United, Inc. Cape Verdean Women United is a non-profit 501c(3) organization based in Brockton. Our mission is to unite, educate, and empower families of all cultures with the aim of creating thriving communities. At Cape Verdean Women United (CVWU), we are steadfast in our approach of providing … More Who Is CVWU? Meet Cape Verdean Women United
Post by Emily Ann Richmond, BAMSI There are times when you just need to vent to someone. Having a conversation can help you better understand your own thoughts and feelings. When times get tough, a friend can be a reliable source of emotional support. Furthermore, getting an outside perspective can help you figure out what’s … More Mental Health – Talking with People Can Help
This post is authored by Dennis P. Carman, MSW, President & CEO of the United Way of Greater Plymouth County. Did you ever have someone share some piece of information with you that really surprised you, so that you said, “Wow, if I only knew!” Well, a number of years ago, our organization was asked … More Making Prescription Medications More Affordable
As a physical therapist, I always educate patients on sleep hygiene. It is immensely important not only for weight management but also for other hormonal and pain conditions throughout the body. … More Thinking Weight Loss? Rethink Sleep!
Welcome to the Community Voices for Health Blog! This blog started more than a decade ago as the Signature Moms blog! That blog was originally developed to be a resource for families in Southeastern Massachusetts. Today, we are transforming the Signature Moms Blog into the Community Voices for Health Blog. What we found over the … More Your New Community Health & Wellness Resource