Nearly 73 million people in the U.S. are millennials – people born between 1981 and 1996. In a recent study, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index examined the health … Continue reading The health of millennials
The lull after the holidays, combined with the long days of winter may have you feeling especially down. If you’ve noticed you’ve become irritable, more tired than normal and avoiding … Continue reading What to expect after a seasonal affective disorder diagnosis
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas partners with New Directions to provide behavioral health screenings, resources and support to our members and employees. May is National Mental Health Month and to spread awareness, we invited New Directions to share a personal story of how one person overcame their bout with depression.
The connection between physical activity and mental health has been extensively studied, and several theories have been developed about it. For example, during the aging process, physical exercise might represent … Continue reading The Doctor’s Note: Exercise and Mental Health
Maintaining your mental health is important all-year round, but a post-holiday lull can leave you feeling especially down. If you’re making resolutions to be more active and maintain a healthier … Continue reading Make your mental health a priority