Articles October

  • Mental Health Knows no Gender
    BY: 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 to determining why … Read more
  • The Hardest Job: Fighting Mental Health Issues
    BY: 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 Sector with a … Read more
  • Let’s Move our Body and Brain
    BY: 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 and will therefore … Read more
  • The Importance of Telemedicine and Telehealth
    BY: 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 healthcare of people … Read more
  • National Stop Bullying Day
    BY: 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 the mental health … Read more
  • National Hispanic Heritage Month
    BY: 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 Heritage and Hope”. … Read more
  • Protect your Mental Health, the Best Trend in Social Networks
    BY: 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 depression. This shows … Read more