Article October

  • Mental Health Knows no Gender
    BY: Laura Pinzón | Neighbors' Consejo| Mental health issues do not discriminate for gender, race, social position or age. However, many do not know that gender differs the type and level of affectations. According to the World Health Organization (WHO)[1]  socio-economic factors such as social position or even the place where people live are key … Read more
  • The Hardest Job: Fighting Mental Health Issues
    BY: Laura Pinzón | Neighbors' Consejo| Work, whatever it is, can undoubtedly affect people's mental health with conditions such as stress, anxiety, depression, loneliness, etc. However, not many employers are aware of this situation. According to the Department of Employment Services[1] , The District of Columbia saw a yearly increase of 10,355 jobs in the Private … Read more
  • Let’s Move our Body and Brain
    BY: Laura Pinzón | Neighbors' Consejo| Exercising is undoubtedly an activity in life that allows us to obtain countless benefits. However, many are unaware that "moving" also improves our mental health. Walking, running, swimming, cycling or practicing any sport will physically help to oxygenate our brain, it will help us to reduce our daily stress … Read more
  • The Importance of Telemedicine and Telehealth
    BY: Laura Pinzón | Neighbors' Consejo| The development of technology has allowed evolution in different social fields. One of them is the medical field that, with the pandemic, expanded and accelerated the use of new forms of communication between patients and practitioners. Telemedicine and Telehealth have become one of the most effective ways for the … Read more
  • National Stop Bullying Day
    BY: Laura Pinzón | Neighbors' Consejo| Bullying is defined as “when someone is being purposefully and often repeatedly hurt either by words or actions, and has a hard time stopping what is happening to them.” Although this definition is quite complete, it does not fully encompass the practice of bullying that ruins more than just … Read more
  • National Hispanic Heritage Month
    BY: Laura Pinzón | Neighbors' Consejo| National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15, during which Americans commemorate the histories, cultures and contributions of citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. This year's theme for Hispanic Heritage Month was "Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic … Read more
  • Protect your Mental Health, the Best Trend in Social Networks
    BY: Laura Pinzón | Neighbors' Consejo| On Monday, October 4th, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Whatsapp and Telegram crashed all over the world, a situation that makes us think about the importance of social media in people’s lives. While many people were affected at work, the predominant wider effect was at a personal level: anxiety, fear, and … Read more