Entries by CalCPA Health

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What is Mental Health Month

Since 1949, the month of May has been recognized as “Mental Health Month”. It was established to help reduce the stigma surrounding mental conditions such as depression and bipolar disorder. At that time, many people didn’t talk about how they were feeling and suffered alone. Help wasn’t readily available due to the lack of knowledge […]

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Early Warning Signs of Mental Illness

Mental Health Month was established in 1949 to help reduce the stigma surrounding mental conditions such as depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. Mental health was never truly understood in early times, thus the reason people tried to hide their feelings and emotions so not to be judged and criticized by those around them. They didn’t […]

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Mental Health and Young Children

Mental Health Month was established in 1949 to help reduce the stigma surrounding mental conditions such as depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. Today, doctors and researchers have gained knowledge of the many layers of mental illness conditions and have developed different methods to help those suffering. Many of the conditions will not improve without the […]

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Family Exercise Advice

Regular exercise together with family can help keep you strong physically and emotionally, especially during challenging times. Summer season is a good time to focus on being more active, especially outdoors. Children and teens (ages six to 17) need to get at least one hour of moderateto vigorous-intensity physical activity every day, as recommended by […]

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Dealing with Disappointment

Sooner or later, everyone experiences disappointment in life. Maybe you didn’t get the job or raise you expected, or you are faced with an unexpected relationship breakup. Or perhaps you failed to lose weight by spring. There are countless examples of how something we hoped for or expected didn’t work out, and the ensuing disappointment […]