If you or a loved one is suffering from anxiety or depression, you’ll want to watch this webinar. When you watch, you’ll learn about: Continue reading Depression, Let’s Talk
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas partners with Lucet to make sure our members and employees have access to the behavioral health resources they need. How someone reacts to trauma depends on a number of things. These include the person’s age, personality, and any exposure to trauma in the past. Any person, of any age, can develop PTSD after a traumatizing event. The following … Continue reading Posttraumatic Stress Disorder – steps toward healing
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas partners with Lucet to provide behavioral health screenings, resources and support to our members and employees. Good mental health is just as important as good physical health. Whatever happens in your life, make your mental health a priority. You’ll feel good and deal with stress better. These ideas can keep your spirits up: Keep this list handy and … Continue reading Boosting your mental health
Welcome to the no-excuse zone as we discuss the mental and physical health benefits of taking a vacation. Put aside your workload, worries and job security woes and let’s look at why you are actually dying to take a vacation and how to prioritize that in your daily life. Why vacations are important Each generation has a work ethic ingrained into their daily lives. Science is … Continue reading Health benefits of vacations
You’ve taken a great first step to improve your mental health just by coming to this page. Whether you’re here for yourself or a loved one, rest assured Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas is ready to walk you through the maze of Medicare’s mental health coverage for 2022 and beyond. Our services are custom-tailored to the unique needs of Kansans. Mental health care … Continue reading What does Kansas Medicare cover for mental health care?
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas partners with Lucet to provide behavioral health screenings, resources and support to our members and employees. After a loss, it’s not uncommon for people to experience grief. Grief commonly occurs in five stages. Experiencing one or more of these stages can provide you the comfort and peace of mind that you are moving forward in a positive direction … Continue reading Moving From Grief to Acceptance
It can be difficult to find time to rest and relax with looming to-do lists and various responsibilities. However, try to make it a priority to incorporate some downtime in your daily life. When you know you need a break, give yourself permission to relax and recharge. Finding BalanceLife is about finding balance. Don’t feel guilty for giving yourself a break at times. Luckily, our … Continue reading Finding time for rest and relaxation
We all need an escape from reality now and then, whether that’s a relaxing vacation or a great book. Psychosis, however, refers to a loss of contact with reality. It may mean seeing or hearing things that aren’t there. A person may have trouble knowing what is real and what isn’t. Certain mental disorders and drug abuse could cause psychosis. The good news: effective treatments … Continue reading Early treatment, team approach help psychosis