The Mental Health Association in Forsyth County

Health
1:28 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Beating the Holiday Blues

Set realistic goals for the holidays. Mental Health experts say don't be afraid to say no to family and friends when you feel overwhelmed with stress.
Credit by Alice Harold via flickr

Are you feeling overwhelmed with holiday stress? Well you’re probably are not alone. But Andy Hagler, the executive Director of the Mental Health Association in Forsyth County, Inc., says the family and social demands surrounding the holiday season can be mastered. He recently sat down with WFDD’s Keri Brown to share his tips for coping with holiday stress.

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Health
4:38 pm
Mon February 25, 2013

Community Event Examines Mental Health Issues in the Triad

The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut and other recent shootings have spurred a panel discussion about mental illness in Winston-Salem.
Credit Mental Health Association Forsyth County

Approximately 54 million people in the US suffer with mental illness. The number one reason for hospital admissions nationwide is psychiatric disorder, according to the Foundation of Hope for the Research and Treatment of Mental Illness

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