If you already have a child and own a pet, I’m sure you’ve seen the positive effects that they have on your child’s development. But for the rest of you, you’re probably wondering: “How can a dog help my child’s mental health?” Well, any pet can positively impact anyone’s mental health, regardless of their age. This phenomenon is called The Pet Effect.
At some point in our lives, most of us wanted a pet. Whether that pet was a dog, cat, horse, or even a hamster, we all wanted something to take care of. Something to bond with, to play with, to be our companion. However, did you ever think of the mental health benefits that pets have on humans? The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) has done extensive research on this subject, which is called The Pet Effect.
There's a ton of paperwork in healthcare, and sorting documents and other paper-based records can easily reduce the quality time staff have with patients. With digital files, different departments and doctors can access patient files from anywhere and at any time, in turn cutting down on the time it takes to find needed documents. With healthcare facilities stretched as they are, especially now, immediate access to information will lead to many more patients getting treated.
Remember those days we would have guest speakers, such as police officers, come to our school and talk about drugs? That’s because it was Red Ribbon Week, a drug prevention awareness week whose primary focus is to educate children on the dangers of drugs. Red Ribbon Week is now a national campaign thanks to one man who wanted to make a difference.
"It’s common knowledge that exercise is great for your physical health, helping you to live longer and have less health issues. But did you know that regular exercise can also have a hugely positive effect on your mental health? Often overlooked, these benefits can help to treat stress, depression, anxiety, PTSD and ADHD. " Max, Join Your Gym
"Stress and anxiety are increasingly common in children and teens. Noticing your child’s behavior and encouraging them to express themselves will make it easier for you both to become aware of problems before they get too big." This is a quote from the article written by Neve Spicer, which is the perfect guide to noticing symptoms of childhood stress and how to cope with them.
We can all agree that the year 2020 has been a rollercoaster no matter which corner of the world you’re from. It can be even harder for those who suffer from a mental illness. However, help is still out there for those who are dealing with mental illnesses, such as substance abuse disorder.
How much online shopping is too much— when it gets to a point that it becomes an addiction? Studies show that 96% of Americans shop online, and 82% use a mobile device to do so. Compulsive shopping is often associated with the term BSD “buying-shopping disorder” and although it is not recognized as a stand-alone diagnosis, it is still identified by mental and behavioral health […]
The month of May has been recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month since 1949 in the United States. Organizations such as NAMI, and Mental Health American Organization have used this to May as the month of awareness. This month, to take part in spreading awareness to mental health, MedEZ™ has created the hashtag #MedEZMentalMission to spread the word. It is our mission to help break the stigma and raise awareness to our […]
Throughout these last few weeks, our world has drastically shifted from reality. You may have experienced a change in your daily routine and you are adapting to the new normal, but how long will the new normal last? MedEZ™ is not only a product but we are also a platform to share our knowledge and research with our readers. This unpredicted global outbreak will. Here are some simple tips to help you get back […]